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Susan M. Munson, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Teacher Education, Associate Professor
School of Education
Department of Counseling, Psychology, and Special Education

106C Canevin Hall
Phone: 412.396.6097


Ph.D. Special Education, Penn State University, 1985
M.S. Ed. Special Education, Slippery Rock University, 1974

Dr. Susan Munson is an Associate Professor in the Special Education Program. She has served in a number of administrative roles in the School of Education including Special Education Program Director from 1994 to 2009, Chair of the Department of Counseling, Psychology and Special Education from 2003 to 2009 and Associate Dean for Teacher Education 2009 to present. She was a member of design team for the Leading Teacher Program and served as coordinator during the initial implementation phases. Dr. Munson teaches courses focusing on inclusive educational practice and educational assessment.

Courses Taught

GSPE 504 Systematic Observation and Assessment

LTSP 201 Foundations of Inclusive Educational Practice


Duquesne University Center for Teacher Excellence Inaugural Spirit Award, 2012

Barbara A. Sizemore Urban Initiative Spirit Award, 2011

Creative Teaching Award, Duquesne University (1997) Early Intervention Interdisciplinary Field Experience Program

Professional Affiliations

American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education

Council for Exceptional Children

PA Association of Colleges of Teacher Education