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Shannon Waite


Shannon Waite, Ed.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Division of Educational Leadership, Administration, and Policy

Room 1120E

Dr. Waite first joined Fordham as an NYC Teaching Fellow in 2003 and received a Master of Science in Adolescence Education in 2005. She taught social studies in public schools and subsequently worked as a dean of students, teacher recruitment manager, and human resources director. Before joining the Fordham faculty, she served as the director of recruitment for the principal pipeline leadership programs in the Office of Leadership in the New York City Department of Education.


B.A., Political Science, University at Albany (SUNY)

M.A., Public Administration, University at Albany (SUNY)

Ed.D., Executive Leadership, Fordham University Graduate School of Education

Research Interests

Her research interests include teacher diversity, the industrial prison complex, and the economic reality associated with the “pipeline to school” phenomenon.