Susan Foster

Dr. Susan Foster received her Ph.D. in Special Education and Rehabilitation from Syracuse University in 1983. She has worked in the Department of Research at Rochester Institute of Technology's National Technical Institute for the Deaf since 1984. Professor Foster has published extensively on the topics of education and employment of deaf persons, including two books (Deaf Persons in Post-secondary Education, co-edited with Gerard Walter, Routledge, 1992; and Working with Deaf People: Accessibility and Accommodation in the Workplace, Charles C. Thomas, 1992). Current research projects focus on access for deaf students in educational settings, as well as the career development of deaf professionals.