Susan Nordstrom

Associate Professor

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About Dr. Nordstrom

Susan Naomi Nordstrom is an Assistant Professor of Educational Research specializing in qualitative research methodologies with the Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology, and Research at The University of Memphis. She received her PhD from The University of Georgia. Her dissertation study is a poststructural object-interview study about the folding of objects and subjects in family history genealogy and the resulting concept the ensemble of life, a loose grouping of objects associated with an ancestor's life. Her research agenda includes the study of poststructural and post-humanist theories, Deleuze, new materialism, subject-object relations, onto-epistemology, and qualitative research methodology.


  • PhD Language and Literacy Education - The University of Georgia - 2011
  • M.Ed. Elementary Education - University of Minnesota - 2004
  • B.A. Spanish and Latin American Studies - University of Nebraska - Lincoln - 1999