Associate Dean of Communications and Marketing

About Sue Burke

As Associate Dean of Communications and Marketing, Sue serves as the senior strategic communications and marketing leader for the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy, including playing a defining role in articulating and realizing the school’s vision for the future through modern communications and marketing strategies that educate, motivate, and inspire action among the diverse stakeholders who are central to advancing its goals.

As a senior marketing executive and creative leader, Sue has more than two decades of experience establishing and executing integrated marketing communications vision and strategy for world-class brands, retailers, and social impact organizations, both internally, and at various public relations and marketing agencies. She credits her parents, former public school educators, for sparking her passion for creating opportunities for people to recognize their full potential, to build self-confidence and self-worth, and is delighted to help expand the mission and vision of Harris Public Policy.

Sue earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech Communication & Public Relations from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. She is an active member of the CUSD-200 Community Advisory Committee to the Board of Education. Having grown up near Cleveland, Ohio, she is an avid fan of all things Cleveland sports and enjoys Pilates, NPR, cooking (and eating!) and discovering new podcasts.

Sue Burke

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