Susan Victor


Phone: 707-664-3320

Office: Stevenson Hall 3027

Office Hours, Fall 2012: Tuesdays 1:00-3:30 PM and by appointment other days

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Susan Victor

Lecturer, Department of Curriculum Studies and Secondary Education

Courses Taught

  • [EDSS 418] Adolescent Development, Health and Learning (5-6 sections/Year)
  • [EDSS 443B] Seminar: Classroom Management and Field Experience (2x/year)
  • [EDSS 442] Secondary Teaching in Multicultural Settings
  • [EDSS 458] Student teacher supervision

Biography Statement

I have been a full-time faculty member in the Department of Curriculum Studies and Secondary Education at SSU since Fall of 1999. Prior to that, I was a full-time adjunct faculty member in the Department of Secondary Education at San Francisco State University from 1991-1999. My primary areas of professional interest and expertise are adolescent development and health, parenting and parent education, multicultural education, and classroom management. In addition to teaching courses and supervising student teachers in the Single Subject program, I teach parenting classes for parents of teenagers in Petaluma and Santa Rosa.


  • Ed.D. University of Oregon, 1991 Department of Curriculum and Instruction and Couseling Psychology
  • M.Ed. University of Oregon, 1990 Department of Curriculum and Instruction and Couseling Psychology
  • Master's Program in Developmental Psychology, San Francisco State University, 1987
  • Single Subject Credential in German, Supplemental Authorizations in Psychology and Spanish
  • BA, Psychology U.C. Berkeley, 1983
  • BA, German U.C. Berkeley, 1983

Research Interests

  • Adolescent development and health, cognitive development and teaching, adolescent pregnancy and parenting, parent education for parents of teens, multicultural education

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Full-time adjunct faculty, CSSE/SSU 1999-present
  • Parent Educator, Petaluma City Schools, 2010-present
  • Full-time adjunct faculty, Department of Secondary Education, San Francisco State University, 1991-1999
  • Graduate Teaching Fellow, Department of Curriculum and instruction, University of Oregon, 1988-1991
  • Parent Educator, Birth to Three, Eugene, Oregon, 1988-1991
  • Classroom Teacher, German, Spanish, Psychology, Health and Peer Counseling, various schools in the Bay Area, 1983-1988