Susan Faludi

Susan Faludi

Visiting Lecturer on English
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Education: B.A., Harvard University (1981)


Susan Faludi is a longtime writer on feminist, LGBTQ, and social justice issues. She won the Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Journalism and is the author of the bestselling Backlash: The Undeclared War against American Women, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction. Her most recent book, In the Darkroom, a memoir about her transgendered father, won the 2016 Kirkus Prize for Non-Fiction and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Biography and Autobiography.


Selected Works: In the Darkroom (2016), The Terror Dream: Myth and Misogyny in an Insecure America (2007), Stiffed: The Betrayal of the American Man (1999), Backlash: the Undeclared War against American Women (1991).


I welcome the chance to mentor any and all. Having been a first-generation undergraduate at Harvard myself many years ago, I hope to offer special support to first-generation Harvard students.

Contact Information

Office: Lamont Library 411 (spring semester only)
p: 617-988-1806
Office Hours: TBA or by appointment. Schedule via email.