Susan Britsch

Susan Britsch



Dr. Susan Britsch is a professor in Literacy and Language Education in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction pat Purdue University — where she’s taught since 1992. Susan commonly teaches: Teaching English as a New Language, Teaching English Language Learners, Bilingual/Bicultural Education, Language Study for Educators, Emerging and Developing Literacy.


  • Ph.D. — Education, University of California, Berkeley
  • M.A. — Linguistics, with distinction, California State University, Fresno
  • B.A. — French and English, summa cum laude, California State University, Fresno

Research Interests

  • English-language learning
  • Multimodal discourse analysis
  • Visual literacy
  • Children’s digital photography
  • Science learning in early childhood

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