Susan Griffin

Sue Griffin
Master Lecturer in Spanish
718 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 504C
MA, University of Natal (South Africa)


Sue Griffin teaches Spanish language at a variety of levels and trains the graduate students who teach in the department. She served as the Head of the Spanish Language Program from September 2007 to 2011 and as the Interim Head of the Chinese Language Program in the Department of World Languages and Literatures (formerly MLCL) from July 2013 to June 2014.  She also coordinated first-semester elementary Spanish from September 2004 to 2015. Sue was awarded the Neu Award for Excellence in Teaching in the fall of 2008. This is one of three teaching prizes awarded each year by the College of Arts and Sciences at Boston University. Sue’s interests lie in teacher training, teaching through technology, and improving courses taught to beginners. Other interests include Spanish and South African film, multiculturalism and diversity in the classroom, and magic realism.