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Susan M. Strawn, Professor Emerita, Dominican University
Susan M. Strawn, PhD
Professor Emerita, Dominican University

I research, write, and illustrate stories held in historical cloth and clothing.


Recent publications

The Woman Citizen

What else were suffragists doing while working tirelessly for woman suffrage during World War I? They were knitting!

“Another Noble Cause: Suffragist Knitters of World War I” is my 37th article for PieceWork (Long Thread Media), a handsome and inspiring magazine about textiles and history. 

PieceWork Summer 2023: Myth and Mystery


Current project

My current project is a book tentatively titled Loopy: Stories from My Knitting Life. I invite you to read two excerpts on the AgArts site.

An Excerpt from Loopy: Stories from a Knitting Life, A Memoir by Susan M. Strawn

Blazing Star Journal selection, The Gaman Mittens


Please see the About page to learn more about me.

All my published work is listed on the Writing page.

If you’d like to learn more about my presentations available on knitting, cultural dress, and genealogy, select Contact.

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