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American history educator

Susan Curtis, American history professor. State of Iowa scholar, 1974; Purdue Research fellow Purdue University, 1990. Member Young Democrats, Lamoni, Iowa, 1976, Citizens for a Deposit Ordinance, Columbia, Missouri, 1981. Member Organization American Historians (membership committee), John Whitmer History Association (editorial committee, scholar of promise 1983), American Studies Association, American History Association.

Background

Curtis, Susan was born on July 9, 1956 in Red Oak, Iowa, United States. Daughter of George William and Lieselotte Curtis.

Education

Bachelor, Graceland College, 1977. Master of Arts, University Missouri, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy, University Missouri, 1986.

Career

Assistant professor Florida International University, Miami, 1986-1989, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, since 1989, chair American studies, 1999—2003, director interndisciplinary studies, since 2003.

Works

Membership

Member Young Democrats, Lamoni, Iowa, 1976, Citizens for a Deposit Ordinance, Columbia, Missouri, 1981. Member Organisation American Historians (membership committee), John Whitmer History Association(editorial committee, scholar of promise 1983), American Studies Association, American Culture Association, Mid-American American Studies Association, Southern American Studies Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, gardening, music, sewing, auctions.

Connections

Married Kenneth Streb Mernitz, August 5, 1978 (divorced June 1989). Married Charles Ross Cutter, January 11, 1992.

father:
George William

mother:
Lieselotte Curtis

spouses:
Kenneth Streb Mernitz

Charles Ross Cutter