Susan Stanton

Position title: Teaching Assistant


1350 University Ave

While continuously learning about (in)justice, Sue’s career spans secondary and post-secondary educational institutions and policy organizations. She is completing a PhD in the School of Education’s Department of Curriculum and Instruction. Her work centers the nation’s low-income, unmarried families to examine the links between child support cooperation requirements and the “education debt.” She intentionally examines the impacts of child support cooperation policy and practice on children, mothers, fathers, the family unit and communities. Critical race theory and intersectionality inform the development of her research questions, methodology, data collection and analysis.

Interests: Impacts of educational and social policy systems on families; child support enforcement policy and practice; fatherhood; intersectionality; the role of policy and practice in disrupting and/or perpetuating injustices; critical race theory; qualitative research methods