Susan E. Malone, Ph.D.

Senior Literacy and Education Consultant

Degrees

  • Ph.D. (honorary), Linguistics, University Council, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand, 2016
  • Ph.D., Education, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, 1997
  • M.A., Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA, 1988
  • Diploma in Nursing, Lutheran Medical Center, St. Louis, MO, 1964

Current positions

  • Certified Senior Literacy and Education Consultant, SIL International, 2012–2016, 2017–

Other professional experience and service

  • Guest Faculty, Institute of Language and Culture for Rural Development, Mahidol University, Bangkok, 1998–2015
  • Liberia, with Concern Worldwide sponsored by SIL LEAD, 2014–2015
  • Liberia, with LIBTRALO and Ministry of Education, 2004–2015
  • Myanmar, with Myanmar Education Consortium, 2015
  • Timor Leste, with Ministry of Education, 2014–2015
  • Viet Nam, with UNICEF and Ministry of Education and Training, 2006–2010, 2012, 2015
  • International Coordinator for Literacy and Education, SIL International, 2010–2014
  • Liberia, with Concern Worldwide, 2012–2013
  • Timor Leste, with UNICEF, Alola Foundation and Ministry of Education, 2011, 2012–2013
  • Viet Nam, with Save the Children, 2006–2010, 2012
  • Bangladesh, with BRAC, 2002–2011
  • Ethiopia, with SIL International and Regional Department of Education, Mizan Teferi, 2007–2011
  • International Literacy and Education Consultant, SIL International, 2005–2011
  • Turkey, with Diyarbakir Institute for Social and Political Research (DISA), 2011
  • Laos, with Room to Read, 2010
  • Asia Area Coordinator for Literacy and Education, SIL International, 1998–2008
  • Visiting Lecturer, Literacy and Education, University of North Dakota, 2001–2002
  • Adjunct Professor, Linguistics, University of Texas at Arlington, 1997–1999
  • Technical advisor, National Mother Tongue Literacy Program, National Department of Education, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, 1989–1991
  • Executive Officer, International Literacy Year Advisory Committee for PNG, National Department of Education, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, 1989–1990
  • Literacy Specialist/Facilitator, Kaugel language, SIL Papua New Guinea Branch, 1982–1987

Language proficiencies

  • English: ILR 5
  • Tok Pisin: ILR 3

Research interests

  • Bridging between languages in multilingual education
United States