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Dr. Susan Kwosek
Susan Kwosek

Social SciencesAssistant Professor of HistoryNance Hall 307-0803-536-8915

Susan Kwosek

Dr. Susan Kwosek is an assistant professor of history at South Carolina State University.


  • BA in Anthropology 2003 Northern Illinois University
  • MA in Anthropology 2006 Northern Illinois University
  • PhD in History 2019 Northern Illinois University


Dr. Kwosek has been at SC State since 2019 in her current role as an assistant professor of history. Prior to joining the SC State team, she taught at Chicago State University as an instructor in the Department of Anthropology, and at Northern Illinois University as an instructor in the History Department.

Research Interests

Atlantic world history 1492-1875, with subfields in African Diaspora, African American studies, Latin America & the Caribbean, and religious studies, primarily African-derived religions in the Americas & Caribbean.


  • American History
  • African American History
  • World Civilizations
  • Latin American History.

Hobbies & Interests

When not working, she is usually scuba diving or reading a book. Sometimes you might find her crocheting or reproducing oil paintings by the great masters in cross stitch. She collects skulls, so her home and office look like it's Halloween every day.