Susan Hyatt

Dr. Susan Hyatt is Associate Professor of Anthropology at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). During the 1980s, prior to returning to the University of Massachusetts Amherst where she completed her PhD in 1996, she spent 8 years working as a community organizer in Southwest Chicago. As a result of this experience, she became committed to incorporating community collaborative projects into her teaching. In 2010, the Indiana Campus Compact awarded her with the Brian Hiltunen Award for the Outstanding Scholarship of Civic Engagement and in 2012, she received the Chancellor’s Faculty Award for Excellence in Civic Engagement.