Suzanne Griffith Prestien earned an undergraduate degree in English from Kent State University, an M.A. in English from the University of Toledo, and a Ph.D in American Studies at Case Western Reserve University. She has taught at a variety of colleges, including as Cleveland State University, the University of Toledo, and Case Western Reserve University. Dr. Prestien is currently an associate professor teaching public relations, film studies, and English at Westminster. She is also the Program Coordinator for the PR major.