Peggy Suzuki





Peggy Suzuki





Peggy Suzuki, who is a current Fellow at SJU in the PhD in English Program and teaches composition and literature at Hunter and LIM Colleges, received her MA in English Adolescent Education from Hunter College in 2010 and has also studied acting at The National Shakespeare Conservatory, The Shakespeare Workout at Michael Howard Studios, HB Studios, The Salon with Joan Evans, and Patsy Rodenburg from The Royal Shakespeare Company.


RANT, an original stage play, which was presented at The Public Theater, and performed at La Mama etc, and The Cherry Lane Theatre as a benefit for Safe Horizon’s battered women’s shelters, as well as at Artists of Tomorrow Festival, TSI, The Strawberry Festival, and Center Stage.


“Training Manual for Exercise Instruction” with Hirsch Isen, published by The Bridge Inc. New York, New York. 2006.


“Translation and Displacement” with Key Note Speaker, Homi K. Bhabha at Cuny Graduate Center, May 2016.

The St. John’s University PhD Launching Conference, April 2016.

“Feminist Read the Merry Wives of Windsor” with Phyllis Rackin and Evelyn Gajowski at Cuny Graduate Center, as part of the Society for the Study of Women in the Renaissance 2013-2014 Lecture Series, March 2014.

***Interests: Developing student writing that is inclusive, reflective, practical, and academic, and promotes self-awareness, heightened global perception, and leadership abilities. Specialty reading interests include post-colonial literature and Shakespeare.

Background in performance:

Selected Stage Work: Twelfth Night, King Lear, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Love’s Labour’s Lost, Romeo & Juliet, MacBeth, Two Gentlemen of Verona, Cymbeline, Hamlet, Richard III, Henry V, Doctor Faustus, Miss Margarida’s Way, Serenading Louie, Good Woman of Setzuan, This Story of Yours, Blue Roofs, Words from the Civil Rights Movement, West Side Story, Godspell, and Hair

Film: Chaplin, Dracula, Child’s Play I, People I Know, Undefeated, Howard Beach Story, and Treasure Hunt

New York State Certified Teacher

AED CPR Certified

AFAA, Pilates, & Yoga Certified


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