Shannon’s focus areas in student affairs include residential curriculum, assessment and professional development and adults in the workplace. Shannon received her Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Mathematics Education from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Master of Education in Higher Education Administration from Old Dominion University and Doctor of Education in Learning, Leadership and Organizational Development from the University of Georgia. She has over 17 years of professional experience in student affairs and residence life in particular and is also certified in bystander intervention training and behavior-based interviewing. She also remains active in various professional organizations including National Association of Student Personnel Administration (NASPA) and Association of College and University Housing Officers – International (ACUHO-I). On a personal note, Shannon loves dogs and especially her rescue, Cagney.