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Shannon R. Waite
Faculty at Howard University
Biographical Information

Shannon R. Waite, Ed.D. joined the faculty in the Educational Leadership & Policy Studies division as a visiting assistant professor at Howard University in fall of 2021. She transitions to Howard University from Fordham University were she worked as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership in the Graduate School of Education from 2016-2021. Prior to coming to Fordham, Dr. Waite worked in various positions in the NYC Department of Education (NYCDOE). Her research interests include topics on diversity recruitment and pipeline programs, culturally responsive school leadership, developing critical consciousness in educational leaders and examining hypersegregation and its connection to the school-to-prison pipeline. In March of 2018, Dr. Waite was appointed to the Panel for Educational Policy as a Mayoral appointee and as a Trustee to the Board of Education Retirement System.