Susan Pashman was an attorney at Cravath, Swaine and Moore; and at The Proskauer Firm. She now teaches Aesthetics at Boston Architectural College and elsewhere. She received her PhD in Philosophy from Stony Brook University. She is the author of a novel, "The Speed of Light." Her political articles have appeared in Momentmag.com; her short stories and essays appeared in The Indiana Review, The Texas Review, Arcadia Magazine and others.