Susan J. Ferguson (born 1962) is an Associate Professor of sociology at Grinnell College. She received her B.A. in Spanish and political science from Colorado State University in 1984, as well as her 1988 M.A. in sociology; she received her Ph.D. in sociology in 1993 from the University of Massachusetts - Amherst.
She specialises in the areas of sociology of the family, Asian women, medical sociology, women's health, feminism and teaching.
- Families in the 21st Century Series (4 volumes), (2008–2010), series editor
- Mapping the Social Landscape: Readings in Sociology (2008) (ISBN 9780072878998)
- Shifting the Center: Understanding Contemporary Families (2005) (ISBN 0072825855))
- Breast cancer: society shapes an epidemic (2001) (ISBN 0312294514), editor with Anne S. Kaspar