Senior Program Manager, Legal and Public Advocacy
Susan Kruth earned her B.A. from New York University’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study in 2007, with a concentration in music and film. While attending the University of Virginia School of Law, completed internships with the Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund and the American Civil Liberties Union LGBT & AIDS Project. Susan earned her J.D. in 2011 and is licensed to practice law in Virginia and Pennsylvania. After law school, she worked for the Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression in Charlottesville, Virginia, before moving to Philadelphia to work at FIRE. Susan previously served as editor-in-chief of FIRE’s blog and as a member of FIRE’s litigation team, and she now works in FIRE’s legal and public advocacy department.
- “New Jersey Supreme Court Rules Part of State’s Bias Intimidation Law Unconstitutional,” March 19, 2015
- “Harvard Law Professor: Students Want Profs to Drop Classes on Rape Law,” December 16, 2014
- “Headline Reading ‘Trigger Warning’ Apparently Not Enough Warning for Purportedly Triggering Poster,” November 7, 2014
- “Even Affirmative Consent Advocates Seem Confused About Affirmative Consent,” October 6, 2014
- “It Doesn’t Matter What Your Reason Is for Not Having Sex—Unless You’re at Michigan,” The Huffington Post, October 1, 2014
- “VIDEO: University of Alaska Fairbanks Newspaper Investigated for Nearly a Year for Protected Speech,” September 19, 2014