Serves as Editor of Hunter College High School’s newspaper “What’s What” and as a weekly panelist on the “Young Book Reviewers” radio show until 1958.
Participates in Youth Leaders From Abroad program in Israel until 1960.
Graduates from Barnard College.
Serves as a trainee at the Rockefeller Foundation until 1964.
Receives an MIA from the Columbia School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA).
Receives a Ph.D. from Columbia.
Is an Assistant Professor of International Relations at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Is affiliated with the Truman Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace through 1975.
Authors “Multilateral Aid for National Development and Self-Reliance: A Case Study of the UNDP in Uganda and Tanzania.”
Serves as a Research Associate at the Columbia Middle East Institute until 1976.
Serves as Co-Editor of “Israel in the Third World,” published by Transaction Publishers.
Establishes Dr. Susan Aurelia Gitelson Award for Human Values in International Affairs at Columbia SIPA, endowed in perpetuity in 2016.
Serves as President of SJ International Corp. and MTIIC Corp until 2009.
Receives the Columbia University Alumni Medal for Distinguished Service.
Establishes Gitelson Peace Prize at the Truman Institute (now the Truman Peace Prize).
Receives an honorary degree from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Authors “Giving is not Just for the Very Rich: A How-To Guide for Giving and Philanthropy,” published by On-Demand Publishing, LLC.
Receives the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award from Marquis Who’s Who.
Continues to serves as President of International Consultants, Inc., which she has done since 1981.