Dr Susan R.
Easterbrooks is a Regents' Professor at the College of Education at Georgia
State University in Atlanta, Georgia. She has been a teacher, administrator,
school psychologist, researcher, and instructor in the area of deaf education
for over 40 years.
Easterbrooks has taught at the K-12 and collegiate levels and has written
several textbooks used in preparation of teachers of the deaf. She currently
serves as a co-principal investigator on the Center on Literacy and Deafness
(CLAD) and on the first national research centre in the US, aimed at
dramatically improving reading for children who are deaf or hard of hearing.
She has presented her work both nationally and internationally.
Easterbrooks has served on committees for several national organisations within
the US, including the Association of College Educators - Deaf/Hard of Hearing,
the Council on Education of the Deaf and the Council for Exceptional Children.