Shawn M. Patrick, MA

Academic Specialist: Director of Faculty Development

HITS 2100
Indianapolis, IN


Shawn Patrick, MA, is the Director of Faculty Development at Indiana University (IU) School of Medicine in Faculty Affairs, Professional Development, Diversity. Shawn is also an associate faculty in the Department of Organizational Leadership and Supervision (OLS) through the Purdue School of Engineering and Technology at IUPUI. In his director role, Shawn supports faculty in their leadership, teaching, and research development. His research focuses on college teaching, faculty development, unconcious bias, and the experience of minority faculty. Shawn teaches courses in ethics and leadership through OLS. Shawn holds a MA from Ball State University, and a BS from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. He is a doctoral candidate in Urban Education through IUPUI.

Key Publications

Ferguson, W., Copridge, K., Clark, J., & Patrick, S. (2017). I am still standing: Acts of resistance within Black women in the pre-tenure process. Critical Race Studies in Education Association Conference. Indianapolis, Indiana. May 2017.

Saelua, N., Chang, T. H., Patrick, S., & Museus, S. D. (2016). Examining the Relationship of Culturally Engaging Campus Environments on Sense of Belonging for First Generation and Non-First Generation College Students. Paper presented at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Association for the Study of Higher Education Conference, Columbus, Ohio. 

Dankoski, M., Hoffmann-Longtin, K., Patrick, S., Palmer. M., Mylona, E., Skinner, V. Evidence-Based Faculty Development. AAMC Group on Faculty Affairs Conference. Vancouver, Canada. July 2016.

Patrick, S., & Wessel, R. (2013). Faculty Mentorship and Transition Experiences of Students with Disabilities. Journal of Postsecondary Education & Disability, 26(2), 105-118.

Titles & Appointments

  • Academic Specialist: Director of Faculty Development
  • Research

    College Teaching

    Faculty Development

    Student Affairs / Student Development Theory

    The experience of minority faculty

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