Susan Fitch Spillman

Susan Fitch Spillman, Ph.D., is a graduate of Tulane University and is the William Arceneaux Endowed Professor of French at Xavier University of Louisiana.  She is the author of Vive la Louisiane, un état pas comme tous les autres, and Compère Lapin, Voyageur, a three-act play published by the Éditions Tintamarre. She received a National Endowment for the Humanities grant to develop a multimedia community study, The Garífuna:  A Vibrant Culture Speaks, documenting an Afro-Hispanic cultural group in New Orleans.