Foard, Susan Lee was born on August 1, 1938 in Asheville, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of Carson Cowan and Anne (Brown) Foard.
AB, Salem College, 1960;
Master of Arts, William and Mary College, 1966.
Assistant editor, Institute Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1961-1966;
associate editor, Institute Early American History and Culture, 1966;
editor, U. Press of Virginia, Charlottesville, since 1966.