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Sue Zschoche

Associate professor of history

Sue Zschoche is captivated with the history of American women, including the history of domestic violence and American medicine. In her position as associate professor and chair of the department of history at Kansas State University, she also has taught numerous courses in 20th century American history, including the Cold War era.

Zschoche earned her bachelor's degree in psychology from Emporia State University in 1970 and a master's degree in counseling from East Texas State University in 1974. She then received a master's in philosophy in 1978 and a doctorate in American studies in 1984, both from the University of Kansas. Zschoche joined the faculty at K-State in 1983.

She was the recipient of the Amoco Foundation Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award in 1987 and K-State's Presidential Award for Teaching Excellence in 1999. In addition, Zschoche was named a University of Kansas Dissertation Fellow and has received research grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Spencer Foundation of Chicago to perform her research on the early history of home economics. During her career, Zschoche has presented numerous lectures on her research and authored articles for various professional and academic publications.

Her professional affiliations include the Organization of American Historians and the Mid-America American Studies Association, of which she is a past president.

Zschoche can be reached at 785-532-0365 or suez@k-state.edu.

Pronouncer: Zschoche is CHUCK-EE