Susan Wise Bauer

Author, Educator, Homeschool Mom

Susan Wise Bauer was educated at home by pioneering parents back when home education was still unheard of.  She is the author of The Well-Educated Mind: A Guide to the Classical Education You Never Had, and co-author, with her mother Jessie Wise, of The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home. She is currently at work on a four-volume history of the world.  Susan holds a Ph.D. from the College of William and Mary, where she now teaches writing. Susan and her husband live in rural Virginia, where Peter serves as the minister of a nondenominational church. They have three sons and a daughter; five dogs; three horses; three cats; and a variable number of chickens.