Susan Codone, Ph.D., is a full professor and administrator at Mercer University and a member of Ingleside Baptist Church in Macon, Ga., where she has served as a Sunday School teacher. Susan serves with the ERLC and the Caring Well effort by speaking and writing about her experiences as a survivor of sexual abuse in a Southern Baptist church. Susan enjoys writing and teaching both in the academic and church-related contexts, and hopes to develop a wider range of service and support within the church and the larger Christian community about issues important to women and to those serving in the professional ministry. Susan earned degrees from the University of Montevallo, the University of West Florida, and the University of South Alabama. She is a United States Fulbright Specialist, having served two short-term tours plus additional service at Universidad Central del Este in San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic. She and her husband George have been married for 30 years and they have three young adult children.