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Dr. Susan D. Landrum

Dr. Susan Landrum
Assistant Dean for the Academic Success and Professionalism Program
(954) 262-6325


  • Ph.D, The Ohio State University
  • J.D., The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law
  • B.A., University of South Carolina

Dr. Susan D. Landrum is the Assistant Dean for the Academic Success and Professionalism Program. Prior to joining NSU Law, Dr. Landrum served as the Assistant Dean for Academic Achievement at St. John’s University School of Law and as Director of the Office of Academic Achievement at Savannah Law School. Before becoming a law school administrator and educator, she also practiced as an associate attorney at Zieger, Tigges & Little LLP and clerked as staff attorney for the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

Dr. Landrum was an experienced university educator prior to attending law school, having earned a Ph.D. in history. As a historian, she specialized in the history of U.S. foreign policy, the Cold War, and space exploration. She also held a faculty fellowship at NASA’s Johnson Space Center.

Dr. Landrum currently serves on the executive board of the American Association of Law Schools Academic Support Section and is a past chair of that section’s Bar Exam Subcommittee. She is on the editorial board of The Learning Curve, the biannual publication of the AALS Academic Support Section, and she is the author of a blog for law students, Law School Success.

Her research interests include legal education theory, academic success, civil procedure, and alternative dispute resolution.

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