Shannon joined Arcadia University, The College of Global Studies in 2018. She earned her B.A. from Vassar College in History and completed her Master of Arts degree from Brandeis University in Near Eastern and Judaic Studies in 2015. 

She has always been passionate about education, travel and cultural exchange.  She studied abroad as an undergraduate in Athens, Greece, where she took courses in classics and archaeology, and as a graduate student in Amman, Jordan, where she studied Arabic and lived with a local host family.  She has also traveled extensively throughout Europe. 

Shannon started her career in International Education at AMIDEAST, working on educational exchange programs for students from the Middle East and North Africa, and she is thrilled to be able to continue to help students have life-changing study abroad experiences with Arcadia University.