Susanna Seidl-Fox

Program Director, Culture and the Arts

Susanna Seidl-Fox is the program director for culture and the arts at Salzburg Global Seminar, where she conceptualizes, develops, and manages several programs and project partnerships each year. She initiated the annual Salzburg Global Forum for Young Cultural Innovators, which was launched in 2014. She is particularly interested in the transformative power of the arts and has developed programs focusing on conflict transformation through culture, the arts as a catalyst for sustainable development, and the expansion of international cultural engagement. She has served Salzburg Global in various capacities including academic program coordinator, director of program development, and director of seminars. Before coming to Salzburg, she worked as a simultaneous interpreter for the United States Department of State, interpreting primarily for its International Visitor Leadership Program. She also worked in publishing at Random House/Pantheon Books and at G.P. Putnam's Sons in New York. Susanna was a Fulbright Fellow and studied German theater and literature at the Universities of Mainz and Berlin, Germany. She holds a B.A. in German literature and in government from Dartmouth College, in New Hampshire, and an M.A. in translation and interpretation from the Monterey Institute of International Studies in California.


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