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Suzanne Richard McCarthy

Part-Time Lecturer in English

Suzanne Richard McCarthy has been a writing instructor at Northeastern since 2005. She previously taught composition at Mount Ida College in Newton, MA and Newbury College in Brookline, MA. She holds an M.A. in English Literature and Composition from Clemson University where she was named the Douglas Award Winner for Excellence in Teaching. She holds a B.A. from Wake Forest University in Winston Salem, NC.

In addition to teaching at Northeastern, she is also a freelance editor working with corporate professionals in multiple industries and a grant writer for PAWS New England, a non-profit dog rescue and foster network. Prior to working at Northeastern, she also worked as a writer in the finance industry.

Outside of work, Suzanne is an avid supporter of local libraries. She was the President of the Friends of the Library of Hudson, NH from 2011-2017. In 2013, that organization won the Sue Palmatier Award for Outstanding Library Support Group. After her term as President, she continues to be an active participant in the group and oversees the local scholarship program. She is also actively involved in animal welfare advocacy and education.

  • Douglas Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1999
  • Sue Palmatier Award for Outstanding Library Support Group, 2013

Related Schools & Departments

  • Education

    MA English Literature and Composition, Clemson University
    BA Wake Forest University

  • Contact

  • Address

    419 Lake Hall
    360 Huntington Avenue
    Boston, MA 02115

  • Office Hours

    (Virtual) 12-1 Tuesday/Thursday and by appointment


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