Education and Employment
Sue’s college years began at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She transfered to Stanford before completing her degree at UC Berkeley with a bachelors in political science and journalism in 1964. Her strong passion for writing and photography was reflected in her professional pursuits.
Sue described herself as "a writer/exhibitor, photographer, and civil rights organizer/worker". Her interests gave rise to working in a variety of occupations including newspaper reporter, ghostwriter, feminist bookseller, typist, managing editor, archvist, seasonal park ranger, apprentice organic farmer, produce worker in a whole foods cooperative, cleaning woman, childcare worker, and artists' model.
Some notable jobs included:
Public relations co-director for KNOW Inc., a specialized feminist press, in the early 1970s.
Founder and Director of First Things First, Books for Women: A Fe-mail Order House
Temp, copy editor, assoicate editor, managing editor and archivist at Georgetown University's Center for Strategic and International Studies’ Washington Quarterly during the 1970s and 80s.