Susan Elizabeth Geary, class of 1967

Susan Elizabeth Geary, class of 1967

Susan Elizabeth Geary grew up in Scituate, Rhode Island. She graduated from Pembroke College in 1967 with an A.B. American literature. Academically focused, Geary made Pembroke's Dean List numerous times and proceeded to receive her A.M. (1974) and Ph.D. (1976) in American civilization from Brown University.

Susan Elizabeth Geary begins her interview by discussing her early education in Scituate, Rhode Island and her matriculation to Pembroke College where she was a commuting student. She goes on to discuss in detail the varying elements of her time at Pembroke, specifically focusing on her academic performance and experiences, dorm life, social life, and social codes. She then outlines her career path, which included earning a Ph.D. in American civilization from Brown and working in University Development. 


Recorded on Mar 21, 1988
Interviewed by Lisa A. Colasanti