Dr. Randall Susman was named the Faculty Athletic Representative at Stony Brook in 2004.
Susman is Professor of Anatomical Sciences in the School of Medicine. His teaching is in human anatomy and his research activities span the fossil evidence of early human evolution in Africa, studies of wild apes in central Africa, and the comparative anatomy of humans and our closest relatives, the African apes. His publications appear in numerous professional journals and in the popular press and he is a regular contributor to World Book Encyclopedia. In addition to human anatomy, Susman has taught human evolution, anatomy for artists, and other courses at Stony Brook over the past 34 years. He is a member of the graduate programs in Anthropological Sciences and Ecology and Evolution in addition to the graduate program in Anatomical Sciences in the Health Science Center. He has served as Director of the graduate programs in Anatomical Sciences and the Doctoral Program in Anthropological Sciences.
Susman received his B.S. in Biological Anthropology from UC Davis in 1970, his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1976, and his law degree from the Jacob Fuchsberg Law Center of Touro College in 1988.