Susan is the director of the Art Education Program. In addition, she teaches the Art Education Field Studies seminars and the Seminar on Student Teaching. Her research interests include how art facilitates and informs learning and understanding across the disciplines and content areas. Susan's recent research explores the empathic responses that art objects evoke in viewers.
Susan holds a PhD in the History of Art & Architecture from Boston University. She also holds a MEd from Boston University and a BS from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.