Sara Nystuen-Royzenfeld, PhD, DCE

Teaching Faculty, Center for Spirituality and Healing (CSH)

Sara Nystuen-Royzenfeld

Contact Info

Curriculum and Instruction, Family, Youth and Community 2015

M.Ed. Learning Technologies 2005

BA Secondary Education, Language Arts/Social Sciences 1991

Administration: Director of Community Education 2011


Dr. Nystuen-Royzenfeld is an instruction and curriculum expert with over two decades of experience in classroom instruction and curriculum design for learners aged Pre-K to Seniors, including designing and instructing classes for students in Post -Secondary and Graduate environments. Specializing in alternative/more equitable learning contexts (including online platforms), Sara is the Center specialist for technological tools that enhance student learning experience, and increase instructor presence.


Curriculum Development

Learning Technologies

Teaching/Professional Development


Research Summary/Interests

Equity and Justice in alternative and communal learning contexts



CSPH 5000 Whole Person, Whole Community

CSPH 1101 Self, Society and Environment