Sue Falter Mennino, Ph.D.

Associate Director

Sue Falter Mennino, Ph.D., Associate Director, First-Year Experience
Office Location
301F Monroe Library
Mailing Address
Loyola University New Orleans
First-Year Experience
6363 St. Charles Ave.
Campus Box 198
New Orleans, LA 70118
Direct Phone
(504) 864-7122
Fax Number
(504) 864-7247
E-mail Address


Ph.D., Tulane University; M.A., Tulane University; B.A., University of North Florida

Short Bio

Dr. Mennino joined the faculty of the Department of Sociology in 2003 and served as Chair of the Department from 2009-2013. Her research and teaching interests center around the sociological study of gender with a focus on work-family connections. She also enjoys teaching courses related to Mardi Gras. As Associate Director of the First-Year Experience (FYE), her duties revolve primarily around the administration of the First-Year Seminars, including annual planning and assessment. She also coordinates the First-Year Experience (FYE) program, serving as a liaison between all divisions of the university involved in the FYE.

Courses Taught

  • Gender and Mardi Gras (First-Year Seminar)
  • Food and Food Justice in New Orleans  (Honors First-Year Seminar)
  • Sociology of Mardi Gras 
  • Sociology of Gender 
  • Social Problems