Sarah Nicholson's PhD was inspired by the work of Joseph Campbell on the hero’s journey. In her academic life, she's published and presented research nationally and internationally (including on a Greek Island). She is an honorary Postdoctoral Research Associate of Sydney University’s Department of Studies in Religion.
Sarah teaches religious and gender studies, meditation practice, spiritual, therapeutic and academic writing practice. She is a published and performing poet and, as the Ian Potter Cultural Trust Fellow for Literature in 2004, studied poetry at Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado.