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Dr. Susan P. Chizeck

Director of Internships
Senior Lecturer II
School of Interdisciplinary Studies

University of Texas at Dallas


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I am now Senior Lecturer II and Director of Internships,
in the School of Interdisciplinary Studies at
The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD).

I have held jobs ranging from Management Consultant, editor and writer, biofeedback instructor, stop smoking instructor, manager of a health education company, executive director of a worldwide economics research program at Princeton, executive director of a halfway house for schizophrenics, MIS consultant to NJ state government, researcher in child welfare programs, editor of biochemistry journals at Stanford, administrative assistant at Harvard Physics Dept., researcher in urban planning programs, etc. I've done many things, traveled many places, and therefore am ideal for the Interdisciplinary Studies Program.


B.A., History, Douglass College of Rutgers University, 1969
M.A., East Asian Studies (Japanese specialty), Stanford University, 1971
M.A., Sociology, Princeton University, 1975
Ph.D., Social Work (Public Policy and Administration), Rutgers University, 1983


I am also the wife of Dr. William Pervin, Retired Professor of Mathematics, Electrical and Computer Engineering, UTD, and mother of Hannah Pervin, a Biostatistics and Epidemiology PH.D student at the University of Texas Health Science Center, Graduate School of Public Health (and cum laude graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, MPH from UNT HSC).


For general information on internships and application forms, see Becky Wiser , HH 2.134 (x2354). Internship applications are available from in front of HH 2.808 or HH 2.124. Please see the Internship web pages: INTERNSHIPS. Updated assignments should appear every semester.


At UTD I have taught: Introduction to Social Work, Deviance, Sociology of Health, GS core course in writing and critical thinking, The American Health System, and Drug and Alcohol Policy. I am available to do independent studies in health and health policy, social welfare, drugs and alcohol studies, and management issues.

Office Hours Generally M, T, W, F 2:30-4:30 and by appointment in HH 2.808.

Address information

Please send business-related email to:


Please send snail mail to:

Dr. Susan P. Chizeck
University of Texas at Dallas
Mail Stop HH30
800 West Campbell Rd.
Richardson, TX 75080-3021

Phone and FAX

Phone: (972) 883-2248
FAX: (972) 883-2440

My assistant, Becky Wiser, can be reached at (972) 883-2354 in room HH 2.134 or contact Molly Dickinson x2057

Last updated: 12/10/2012