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Assistant Teaching Professor



Shannon Alpert joined Northeastern University at the end of 2014. She earned her undergraduate (English/secondary education) and masters (instructional technology) degrees from Georgia State University in Atlanta. She spent the first 15 years of her career leading projects and teams responsible for creating learning solutions in the telecommunications and financial services industries. In addition to being a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), she earned her doctoral degree in educational leadership from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte where the focus of her research was on how projects are managed in academic settings. For the past eight years, she has taught instructional design, organizational leadership, and project management for masters and doctoral students in addition to chairing doctoral research studies.
When she is not working, she loves to run, read, hike, and spend time with family.