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Norah Shultz

Norah P. Shultz

Professor & Chair
Office: NH-210
Email: [email protected]

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Dr. Shultz’s early research centered on the intersection of volunteerism and aging and was funded by the National Institute of Mental Health. For the past two decades her scholarly work has been in the sociology of higher education, in topics such as the relationship of multiculturalism and internationalization in global curricula, general education, leading change in higher education, diversity, equity and inclusion and student success. Her primary teaching responsibilities throughout her career have centered on her long interest in research methods. Previously Dr. Shultz served as a senior academic administrator at several universities, in roles such as Associate Vice President of Student Achievement (SDSU) and Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (Arcadia University). Dr. Shultz completed her graduate studies (M.A., Ph.D.) at Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania.   

Besides serving as the chair of sociology, Dr. Shultz serves the University as the Director of Inclusive Curriculum in the Division of Student Affairs and Campus Diversity and as a doctoral faculty for the EdD Educational Leadership Community College & Post-Secondary Education Program. Dr. Shultz is currently involved in projects on student success with the College of Education’s Center for Teaching Critical Thinking & Creativity and with the College of Engineering.

Editor of Revising the Curriculum and Co-Curriculum to Engage Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. 2024, Routledge.
Co-Editor of Challenges of Multicultural Education: Teaching & Taking Diversity Courses. 2015. Routledge.