Dr. Susan M. Lord

Professor and Chair of Electrical Engineering
University of San Diego
Susan Lord
Susan M. Lord is Professor and Chair of Electrical Engineering, University of San Diego. She received a B.S. from Cornell University and M.S. and Ph.D. from Stanford University. Her research focuses on the study and promotion of diversity in engineering including student pathways and inclusive teaching. Dr. Lord is a Fellow of the IEEE and American Society for Engineering Education. She is Co-Director of the National Effective Teaching Institute (NETI). She and Michelle Camacho are among the first to study Latinos in engineering and coauthored The Borderlands of Education: Latinas in Engineering. Dr. Lord served as General Co-Chair of the 2006 Frontiers in Education Conference and is a past President of the IEEE Education Society. She is an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Education and Journal of Engineering Education. Dr. Lord is currently on the USD team implementing “Developing Changemaking Engineers”, an NSF-sponsored Revolutionizing Engineering Education (RED) project.
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