M.A., English, Yale University
Connecticut state certification as Superintendent of Schools (93)
Connecticut state certification as Intermediate Administrator (92)
Connecticut state certification as Elementary teacher (01)
Statement of Interests
Susanne Murphy has degrees in English and Education from Fordham, Yale, and Southern Connecticut State Universities. She is the Director of Student Teaching and teaches Language Arts strategies and Children’s Literature in the graduate program and Introduction to Education at the undergraduate level. Ms. Murphy has worked in a variety of PK-12 districts as both teacher and administrator and retains a strong research interest in strategies that address issues of equity and social justice. As a graduate student, she published essays on topics ranging from Spenser’s poetry to the education of the academically talented.
With a passion for poetry and gardening, Ms. Murphy still aspires to create the definitive murder mystery, somehow incorporating shoes.