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Susan Erenrich

Professorial Lecturer School of Prof and Extd Studies

Areas of Expertise: Leadership and Change, Community Building and Social Movements, Nonprofit/Arts Administration
Susan (Susie) J. Erenrich is a social movement history documentarian. She uses the arts for social change to tell stories about transformational leadership, resilience, and societal shifts as a result of mobilization efforts by ordinary citizens. Susie holds a Ph.D. in Leadership and Change from Antioch University and is the founder/Executive Director of the Cultural Center for Social Change. She has more than four decades of experience in nonprofit/arts administration, civic engagement, community service, and community organizing and has taught at universities, public schools, and community- based programs for at-risk, low-income populations. Currently a professor at American University, she is also the editor of Freedom Is a Constant Struggle: An Anthology of the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement and is the producer of Wasn't That A Time: Stories & Songs That Moved The Nation, a live community radio broadcast.

Degrees

Ph.D. in Leadership & Change; M.S in Conflict Analysis & Resolution; M.A. in Performing Arts; B.A. in Sociology

Favorite Spot on Campus
Katzen
Office
School of Prof and Extd Studies
Spring Valley Building
Contact Info

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For the Media
To request an interview for a news story, call AU Communications at 202-885-5950 or submit a request.

Teaching

  • Spring 2018

  • Summer 2018

    • WSEM-400 Washington Summer Intern/Sem: Prof Development in DC
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