Sara McPhee-Knowles is an assistant professor in the School of Business and Leadership at Yukon University in Whitehorse, Yukon. Previously, she worked in corporate policy for the Government of Yukon’s department of Highways and Public Works. Born and raised in Regina, Saskatchewan, she completed her PhD at the Johnson-Shoyama School of Public Policy at the University of Saskatchewan. Her research is focused on policy challenges in the Yukon context and includes gender-based violence, food security, innovation, and COVID-19 response. While not teaching and researching, she enjoys kicksledding, zipping around on her eBike, and camping with her family.