Susan Elizabeth Ryanat Louisiana State University
Susan Elizabeth Ryan, Ph.D., Professor of Art History at Louisiana State University and Affiliate of the LSU Center for Computational Technology (CCT). Retired. She taught contemporary and new media art history and co-founded an interdisciplinary Art/Engineering curriculum at LSU for more than 25 years. She has lectured internationally on dress and technology and MIT Press published her history of art, dress, and technology entitled Garments of Paradise: Wearable Discourse in the Digital Age in 2014. Earlier publications include the Somehow a Past: The Autobiography of Marsden Hartley (MIT Press 1995) and Robert Indiana: Figures of Speech (Yale Univ. Press 2000). She still teaches on line and resides in Santa Fe, New Mexico.