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Supported by over 45 years of experience in education, Dr. Susan Carol Losh has proven herself to be a distinguished figure in the education of sociology and psychology. After obtaining a doctorate degree in sociology in 1973, she began her longstanding tenure at Florida State University as an assistant professor of sociology. Holding the position for five years, she was soon promoted to the rank of associate professor of sociology, serving in that capacity from 1978 to 2000. Switching gears soon thereafter, she continued to serve as an associate professor, focusing her teaching strategies on educational psychology. She has been an associate professor of educational psychology since 2000.

Alongside her primary career endeavors, Dr. Losh has been a consultant with the Tallahassee section of the American Association of University Women since 2001, the National Science Foundation since 2002 and the Roper Center at Cornell University since 2016. In previous years, she consulted for the Florida Advanced Judicial College, the United Faculty of Florida and the City of Tallahassee, Florida. Demonstrating versatility in her profession, she has contributed several chapters to books, 55 articles to professional journals and 120 contributions to national and local conferences. In 2011, she authored “Group Behavior in Organizations.”

During her tenure as a professor, Dr. Losh has accrued several achievements. She aided in the development of the historical data archive of the National Science Foundation survey of the public understanding of science and technology, as well as quintupled the number of graduate student majors in learning and cognition. Furthermore, she developed courses in social psychology, gender roles and statistics at Florida State University.

In light of her outstanding undertakings, Dr. Losh was a finalize for the Gagne Prize. In addition, she has received various grants and was honored as a research fellow of both the National Science Foundation and American Statistical Association in 2003.

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