Dr. Susan Spangler

  Dr. Susan Spangler

Dr. Susan Spangler

Professor (English Education Coordinator)

Fenton Hall 266 Fenton Hall

(716) 673-3862

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Ph.D., Illinois State University

Susan Spangler, Professor of English, has taught at the State University of New York at Fredonia since 2006. She has taught online courses since 2009 and has developed numerous courses for the English department at Fredonia in every area of English studies, including writing, language, teacher education, and literature. In 2017, Susan earned a certificate in online instructional design from the Online Learning Consortium. She currently serves on the Digital Instruction Support Team and the Committee of the Office of Online Learning at Fredonia as well as the United University Professionals Online Education Advisory Committee. Her co-edited collection English Studies Online: Programs, Practices, Possibilities was published in 2021 by Parlor Press.

Teaching Interests

Teaching with Technology
Technical Writing
Graphic Literature
Online Learning

Research Interests

Student Teachers
Writing Assessment
Instructional Design

Awards and Honors

  • Instructional Incentive Award, Professional Development Center (2019).
  • Individual Development Award, United University Professionals (2017).


  • edTPA Scorer
  • New York State Public School Teacher
  • Illinois State Teaching Certificate
  • Camtasia 2020 Explorer Certification

Professional Membership

  • National Council of Teachers of English

Intellectual Contributions

  • "Harnessing the power of three online learning tools: Best practices for student engagement in distance learning courses," COVID and Higher Education: Teaching and Learning (2022).
  • "English Studies Online: Programs, Practices, Possibilities," Parlor Press (2021).


  • "Facilitating Peer and Instructor Interaction While Promoting Student Engagement," Conference on Instruction & Technology (2021).