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Susan Bell

Susan Bell is associate director of communication at the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, where she is the editor-in-chief of USC Dornsife Magazine. In addition to leading the content creation for the magazine and editing and writing features and news articles for the magazine and the web, she is also responsible for promoting the magazine to both internal and external audiences while widening its use as a strategic marketing and communications tool. Originally from Edinburgh, Susan has a BA in English and philosophy from the University of York.

Stories by Susan Bell:

Christos Ikonomou
Author Christos Ikonomou’s dystopian tales are set within the political and economic culture of austerity in Greece and recount its devastating effect on working people. (Photo/Julia Puga)

Acclaimed Greek writer Christos Ikonomou wins USC Dornsife’s inaugural Chowdhury Prize in Literature

The college’s Department of English, with the support of the Subir and Malina Chowdhury Foundation and in collaboration with Kenyon College and the Kenyon Review, will award the $20,000 prize during a gala at USC in April.

Jean Wade Rindlaub
Jean Wade Rindlaub devoted her advertising talents convincing women that they should prioritize domesticity over a career — until her views underwent a radical shift. (Photo/ Courtesy of the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University)

Exploring the evolution — and contradictions — of an early female ad exec

USC’s Ellen Wayland-Smith chronicles the life of Jean Wade Rindlaub, who used her influential career on Madison Avenue to advocate that women stay in the kitchen.