Susan Walsh, Ph.D., is Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Professor of Communication at Southern Oregon University. She earned two degrees from SOU and a doctoral degree in Communication and Society from the University of Oregon. Dr. Walsh serves on the Oregon Statewide Provosts Council and the Southern Oregon Success (SORS) Key Leaders Council. She is actively involved in the southern Oregon region, with memberships on the boards of Southern Oregon Regional Economic Development, Inc. (SOREDI) and the Ashland Chamber of Commerce.
Dr. Walsh taught for 25 years in SOU’s Department of Communication. Her teaching and research interests are focused on the social construction of race and gender within various forms of human and electronic communication.