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Susanna Calkins , PhD

Susanna leads many of the faculty development initiatives at the Searle Center. She holds a doctorate and master’s degree in history from Purdue University and a master’s degree in education from Northwestern University.

Before joining the Searle Center in 2003, she was an assistant professor of history at the University of Louisville in Kentucky. Her recent projects and publications have focused on mentoring, conceptions of teaching, and student learning. Her teaching interests include early modern history, world history as well as learning and teaching in higher education, and the history and philosophy of higher education.


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