Environment Illinois Research & Education Center Staff
Started on staff: 1984
B.A., Harvard University
Susan directs Frontier Group, the research and policy development group of The Public Interest Network. Frontier Group’s work informs the public discussion about degradations to the environment and public health, threats to consumer rights and democracy, and the available routes to a better future. Her team’s reports have documented the link between global warming and extreme weather, the impacts of fracking on the environment, and the transformation of our nation's relationship with the automobile. Susan lives with her family in Santa Barbara, Calif., where she is an advocate for public education and a singer and songwriter.