Susan Sutton, Ph.D. 

Associate Vice-Chancellor, International Affairs 

Associate Vice President, International Programs, Indiana University  

Associate Dean, International Programs 

Chancellor's Professor of Anthropology 

 

As Associate Vice Chancellor of International Affairs at IUPUI, Susan Sutton spends her days developing strategic partnerships with foreign universities, overseeing international students and study abroad activities, and coordinating visits from international scholars.  Under Sutton's guidance, the university has entered several important partnerships with foreign universities, including a public health partnership with Autonomous University in Mexico and the opening of a Confucius Institute at IUPUI.


Most recently, in the Spring of 2009, IUPUI announced a new engineering partnership with the University of Tehran, becoming one of only two universities in the United States to win approval from the United States Department of State to enter a partnership with an Iranian University.  Under Sutton's guidance, IUPUI won the Heiskell International Education Award for International Partnerships in 2009.  Sutton's office is also working on internationalizing the undergraduate curriculum at IUPUI.


Sutton's career at IUPUI began in 1978 when she arrived as an assistant professor of anthropology.  She eventually rose through the ranks of professors, becoming a full professor in 1998.  She specializes in Greek anthropology.  In 2003, Sutton was named a Chancellor's Professor of Anthropology.

 

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