Suzanne is a Native French speaker and 20-year veteran of the US Air Force. She brings a varied background to the department faculty with a B.A. in Industrial Engineering from Auburn University, an M.S. in Systems Management from the University of Southern California, and doctoral studies at the University of Minnesota in Second Languages and Cultures. She served as Chief of the Franco-German Division at the US Air Force Academy before joining our department. She currently holds the rank of Senior Instructor of French at UCCS. She is the Faculty Advisor to the French Club and Pi Delta Phi, National French Honor Society. She is a LAS representative to Faculty Assembly, member of the CU System Tenure and Privilege Committee, member of the UCCS Sustainability Committee, and former Chair of the UCCS Non-Tenure Track Faculty Committee. Her teaching interests include contemporary French and francophone cultures, Professional French, sustainable development in the French-speaking world and in the US, the French political system and French military, French-American relations, as well as second languages and cultures education and sustainability education.