Researcher, 2020

Suzanne Litrel was a researcher for the AHA’s Remote Teaching Project, part of the NEH CARES grant-funded project, Confronting a Pandemic: Historians and COVID-19. Suzanne earned her BA in Economics and MA in Chinese Studies from the University of Michigan. She holds permanent certification to teach secondary school social studies in New York, where she taught public high school for fourteen years. Upon her family’s relocation to Georgia, Suzanne returned to graduate school and completed a PhD in History at Georgia State University. She continues to research and write on the Portuguese reaction to the seventeenth-century Dutch challenge for Brazil.