Shannon's interests include assessment at all levels, curriculum design, and research methodology in quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods. Prior to coming to IU, she has applied her interests in a STEM learning environment and taught a variety of psychology courses to both undergraduate and graduate students in face-to-face, hybrid, and online formats. Shannon earned a BS in psychology from Ball State University, as well as a MA in experimental psychology and a Ph.D. in curriculum & instruction with a focus in higher education from Indiana State University.