Sue V. Rosser received her Ph.D. in Zoology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1973. Since July 1999, she has served as Dean of Ivan Allen College, the liberal arts college of Georgia Tech, where she holds the Ivan Allen Dean's Chair of Liberal Arts and Technology and is also Professor of History, Technology, and Society and Professor of Public Policy. From 1995-1999, she was Director for the Center for Women's Studies and Gender Research and Professor of Anthropology at the University of Florida-Gainesville. In 1995, she was Senior Program Officer for Women's Programs at the National Science Foundation. From 1986 to 1995 she served as Director of Women's Studies at the University of South Carolina, where she also was a Professor of Family and Preventive Medicine in the Medical School.
She has edited collections and written approximately 120 journal articles on the theoretical and applied problems of women, science, and technology and women's health. She is author of twelve books: Teaching Science and Health from a Feminist Perspective: A Practical Guide (1986); Feminism within the Science and Health Care Professions: Overcoming Resistance (1988); Female-Friendly Science (1990); Feminism and Biology: A Dynamic Interaction (1992); Women's Health: Missing from U.S. Medicine (1994); Teaching the Majority (1995); Re-engineering Female Friendly Science (1997); Women, Science, and Society: The Crucial Union (2000); The Science Glass Ceiling: Academic Women Scientists and the Struggle to Succeed (2004); and Women, Gender, and Technology (2006). She is the editor of Women, Science, and Myth (2008), and Diversity and Women's Health (2009).
She currently serves on the editorial boards of NWSA Journal; Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering; Transformations; and Women's Studies Quarterly. She has received several grants from the National Science Foundation and served as co-PI on Georgia Tech's $3.7 million ADVANCE NSF grant (2001-2005). Currently, she is PI on an NSF grant ($900,000) entitled, "InTEL: Interactive Toolkit for Engineering Learning." She was Phi Beta Kappa Lecturer for 2006-2008 and Sigma Xi Distinguished Lecturer for 2007-2008. During 2008, she was a senior fellow at the Clayman Institute at Stanford University.