Graduate Studies Coordinator
BA, Italian Language and Literature. University of California, Berkeley - California, USA


Susan Kaesz, born and raised in Los Angeles, has lived in Rome for 30 years. She gained her managerial and administrative experience as Managing Editor and Partner of the company English Yellow Pages, that published a directory for English-speakers in Italy and created the EYP International Network that organized social and business networking events for the expat community in Rome. She was Managing Director of The Rome Chamber Music Festival from its start up in 2003 until 2006 and worked as an event coordinator for La Compagnia per la Musica in Roma that organized large scale musical events, including The September Concert series of free concerts throughout Rome on September 11th.

Susan joined AUR as Graduate Studies Assistant in 2016, but she is actually a former AUR study abroad student, which was the start of her path to making her home in Rome.