• Negotiating Culture on the Frontier: A Social History of Intermountain West Carnegie Libraries
Susan taught in ISU’s Department of English and Philosophy from 1979 until her retirement in 2013, during that time recognized for outstanding teaching, research, and public service. Over the years she has authored numerous articles and seven books, including collections of personal essays/memoirs, most recently A Season of Little Sacraments (Liturgical Press, 2016) and Books, Bluster, and Bounty (Utah State University Press), which won the Idaho Library Association’s award for Idaho Book of the Year in 2012. On the national level, she has served as a consultant and grant reviewer for the National Endowment for the Humanities, and as an evaluator of humanities programs in several other states. Currently she is working on a new book while establishing her own thriving small business, Balsamroot Massage.
Courage, Confidence, and Character: A Century of Girl Scouting in Southern Idaho
Family Foodways and Family Culture
Food and Identity in Early Idaho
Friends Above: A Humanist Perspective on Catholic Devotion to the Saints
Idaho Women Writers
Introduction to Oral History
New Perspectives on Aging and the End of Life
Nostalgia and Social Change: Food in Contemporary America
The Role of Women’s Clubs in Establishing Carnegie Public Libraries in Idaho
Why Food Matters
Women at Work on the Southeast Idaho Frontier
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