Join us in welcoming Sandra L. Suarez to the Rosenbach’s Board of Directors [press release]

August 17, 2023The Rosenbach Museum & Library is pleased to announce that Sandra L. Suarez has been appointed to the Board of Directors, as of July 1, 2023.

As a Professor of Political Science and Deputy Dean at Temple University where she oversees the Faculty Affairs and Research portfolios in the College of Liberal Arts, Sandra brings with her the perspective of an educator informed by the experiences of her students. Sandra is a peer reviewer for nearly 20 accredited academic journals and has had her own work published in dozens of journals. She has been awarded fellowships by the Ford Foundation, the Center for International Studies at the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs, the Institute for the Study of World Politics and the Juan March Foundation, Center for Advance Study in the Social Sciences in Madrid. In joining the Rosenbach Board of Directors, Sandra brings decades of academic expertise on economic policy making, specifically patterns of interaction and their effect on financial outcomes. She has extensive experience in facilitating external grants and fundraising. As an educator, she’s deeply passionate about teaching and brings this passion to the Rosenbach’s courses, programming, and outreach to diverse populations.

Sandra holds degrees from Clark University, and London School of Economics and Political Science, as well as dual masters degrees and a Ph.D. in Political Science from Yale University. A native of Puerto Rico, Sandra resides in Center City with her husband.


The Rosenbach Museum & Library creates unique experiences for broad audiences through programs inspired by its world-class holdings of literature and history. The Rosenbach is located in Center City Philadelphia and is open to the public with growing content available at all times on The Rosenbach is affiliated with the Free Library of Philadelphia.