Dr. Suarez is Professor of English and Chair of the English Department at the Catholic University of America.
He was selected as District of Columbia Professor of the Year (1999) by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching; Fulbright Fellow in Spain and China. He is also part of the editorial Board of The Texas Review. He is the advising and contributing editor to The James Dickey Newsletter.
His publications include James Dickey and the Politics of Canon: Assessing the Savage Ideal (1993); Southbound: Interviews with Contemporary Southern Poets (1999), assisted by Thomas Stanford and Amy Verner; articles on Dickey, Pound, R. P. Warren, Dave Smith, Adcock, E. B. Voight, Seay, Hummer, Bottoms, Komunyakaa, the New Criticism, the New Left, the politics of canon formation, and southern rock and blues (especially the Allman Brothers Band).