Suzie Kovacs

MSc, Ph.D.


Suzie Kovacs received a Ph.D. in Higher Education from Claremont Graduate University for work focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion within the veterinary profession. Suzie took a faculty position at WesternU’s College of Veterinary Medicine when the college’s charter class was in the second year of its program, teaching epidemiology. Suzie was a charter recipient of the Broad Spectrum Veterinary Student Association LGBT+ Awareness Award, which recognizes those who support and confirm inclusivity in veterinary academia, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. Suzie recently became the Associate Dean for Student Success at Rowan University’s School of Veterinary Medicine, the first veterinary school in New Jersey.


Topic: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion