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. Her dissertation was entitled "Scribbling Women: Essays on Literary History and Popular Literature in the 1850's." Geary worked in University Development and served as Associate Director for the Brown Fund.