Susan B. Twombly is professor of higher education and chair of the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies. Her PhD is in Higher Education from the Pennsylvania State University. Her research interests include postsecondary faculty member's careers, international higher education, and community colleges. She teaches courses in qualitative research, program evaluation and assessment in higher education and postsecondary curriculum. She and her colleagues have recently completed and published several articles on foreign-born faculty members working at US colleges and universities. She is lead author on a recently published monograph entitled Study Abroad in a New Global Century. Dr. Twombly is chairing the University of Kansas self-study for HLC reaccreditation.
ELPS 871: Introduction to Qualitative Research
ELPS 885: Assessment and Program Evaluation in Higher Education
ELPS 983: Curriculum and Innovation in Higher Education
- Postsecondary faculty, including community college and international faculty
- Women in higher education
- Higher education in Latin America
- Assessment and accreditation
Selected Awards & Honors
AERA Division J.
2007 - 2010
University of Kansas
2004 - 2005
1995 - Present