|HEADLINERS: Susan Easton Black, Ph.D.|
Susan Easton Black was born and reared in Long Beach, California. Susan was the first woman to teach religion at BYU and the first woman to receive the Karl G. Maeser Distinguished Faculty Lecturer Award for her research and writing, the highest award given a professor at BYU. Susan has served two missions for the Historic Sites Department, a mission as a psychologist for LDS Social Services, a mission to the Nauvoo Illinois Temple, and a mission in the St. George Temple Visitors’ Center. Susan is the mother of three sons. She enjoys writing, speaking, and being with George. Together, they very much enjoy being on a tour with Cruise Lady.