Susan McCormick

Susan McCormick

Adjunct Faculty
Department of History


SS 60X

MA, University at Albany


For nearly 20 years, Susan McCormick has been exploring how people can use emerging technologies and new media to communicate history – particularly oral history – to a wide audience. She is a founding member of UAlbany’s faculty-initiated Interdisciplinary Studies major/minor in Documentary Studies, and has long taught its introductory course as well as the course in oral history. McCormick served for many years on the Editorial Board of the Oral History Review, as co-producer of Talking History,, and one of the founding editors of The Journal for MultiMedia History, In 2019, she was recognized for her long-standing leadership of Researching New York, an annual conference on New York State History, bringing together historians, archivists, public historians, graduate students, museum curators, teachers, documentarians, and others to the UAlbany campus to share work on all aspects of New York State history.