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Advisor name
Shadi Roshandel
Advisor title
Assistant Professor, CSU East Bay
Advisor bio

Shadi Roshandel is an Assistant Professor at CSU East Bay in the Teacher Education Program.  Prior to her arrival at this campus, she was the Program Director of the Single Subject Program and Assessment Coordinator in the Department of Education at Dominican University of California.  Over the last seven years, she has worked with pre-service teachers, striving to teach pedagogical practices that emphasize equity and inclusivity.  She earned her Ph.D. in Education with an emphasis in Child and Adolescent Development from University of California, Santa Barbara.  Her research interests focus on adolescent motivation and achievement among middle and high school students and exploring the influences of teacher support on adolescent motivation and achievement.  She explores the transactional relationship between teachers and students and applies these findings to implement professional development programs in schools for both pre-service and in-service teachers.  Prior to her doctorate work, she was a middle school math teacher in New York City and received her M.S. in education at Brooklyn College and her B.A. in psychology from the University of Michigan.