Polly Sapakie is the Admissions Assistant. A longtime public school teacher with an M.A. in English from Northern Arizona University, she joined the Brandeis staff in November 2019, just a few months after her daughter started Kindergarten. Polly is a fifth-generation Arizonan who loves living in San Francisco after 40 years in the desert. She enjoys exploring Golden Gate Park with her daughters and husband, reading non-fiction, and watching British crime dramas. Polly has two children who attend Brandeis.