Sperber's work has received awards at both Columbia University and Brown University, and has received significant grant support. At Columbia, Sperber was also awarded a Mellon Interdisciplinary Graduate Research Fellowship through the Interdisciplinary Center for Innovative Theory and Empirics. She has published in journals such as Politics and Religion, the International Journal of Social Policy, the American Journal of Public Health, and the Journal of International Affairs, among others.
- Ph.D., Political Science, Columbia University, 2016
- Other, Political Science, Columbia University, 2011
- BA, History; Africana Studies; Literatures & Cultures in English, Brown University, 2006