University Consortium Member
Dr. Susan R. Easterbrooks
Georgia State University
Dr. Susan R. Easterbrooks is a Professor of Deaf Education in the Educational Psychology and Special Education Department in the College of Education at Georgia State University )
) an has been active in the field of deaf education for close to 40 years. Dr. Easterbrooks has been a teacher, clinician, administrator, school psychologist, lecturer, and consultant and has authored numerous articles, chapters, and books on the eudcation of children who are deaf and hard of earing. She has participated actively on various local, state, and national committees. She currently serves on CEC's Knowledge and Skills Committee and has participated in the development and revision of guidelines for services to students with hearing loss, published by the National Association of State Directors of Special Education. She formerly served on the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. Dr. Easterbrooks' areas of research interest are language and literacy acquisition in children with hearing loss. She is the successful recipient of IES grants. She has spoken on topics of deaf education and special education on three continents. Dr. Easterbrooks' self-described hobbies are "pretending to be a gardener" and "woo-woo stuff". Her son is a college senior (yippee) and a helicopter pilot. She resides in Gainesville, GA with her husband and a crabby old cat.