As a former professor of computer science, Susan has 28 years of higher-education teaching and research experience. She has served as the director of numerous research projects funded by the National Science Foundation and, as an instructor, specialized in the use of team work in the classroom. She now applies her educational expertise to the facilitation of equine-assisted learning workshops.
She is a Level 2-Certified Advanced Practitioner for corporate education through the Equine Experiential Education Association (E3A), with experience in facilitating horse activities designed for communication, team work and leadership training. She is also trained to conduct personal development and wellbeing workshops.
Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Louisiana, Lafayette
Professor emeritus at Arizona State University
Level 2 Certified Advanced Practitioner for Corporate Education through the Equine Experiential Education Association (E3A)
Completed E3A training for conducting workshops in Personal Development & Wellbeing
Completed E3A training for conducting workshops using the CliftonStrengths assessment
Member of E3A Board of Directors, 2014-2019
Graduate of the Higher Education Resource Services Institute- an intensive leadership and management development program for women faculty in higher education
Advisor to 9 Ph.D. students and 75 M.S. theses and project students in computer science
125 publications on research and education in computer science