MA, Dominican University of California. Ms. Sussman-Shurtliff's master's work in Humanities with an emphasis in Art History focused on Christian Iconography found in missionary architecture on the island of Hawai'i. She has taught the history of architecture and interior design, art history, and humanities courses at various colleges in the Los Angeles area. In addition, she has acted as an academic editor who contributed to the 8th and 9th editions of Janson's Basic History of Western Art. Ms. Sussman-Shurtliff worked for the director and animator Chuck Jones as a gallery assistant and retail operations assistant at his galleries in San Francisco and Laguna Beach. She has served as an assistant to an art appraiser in San Francisco, office assistant, and teaching assistant in the Department of Art History at Dominican University and the College of Marin, as well as an archive assistant at Bill Graham Presents, Inc. She is a member of the College Art Association.