Terri Shaw

Assistant Professor, Psychology

Phone: 260.422.5561, ext. 2455

Cell Phone: 260.385.2291

Email: tashaw@indianatech.edu

Office: Academic Center, Room 177


Class Information

Fall 2014

  • PSY 1700 Intro to Psychology
  • PSY 2000 Understanding Diversity
  • PSY 2760 Theories of Personality

Office Hours:

  • MF: 1-4 p.m.
  • TR: 9:30-10:30 a.m., 1-4 p.m.
  • W: 1-5 p.m.

College/School

College of General Studies


Academic Advisor Roles

Psychology, Human Services


Academic Degrees

  • B.A., Psychology, Purdue University
  • M.S., Counseling Education, Indiana University

Professional Experience

Preceding her entrance into academia; Terri functioned in several leadership roles within community mental health and private practice to include program director, case manager, program manager, mental health liaison, and therapist. She is currently a licensed mental health counselor and marriage and family therapist at Cornerstone Vision Counseling and Psychological Services.


Selected Publications/Presentations

She has presented her research on developmental disorders at various workshops and conferences to include Day of Healing.


Additional Information

Terri A. Shaw is an assistant professor of Psychology. She is also the academic advisor for Psychology and Human Service students. Prior to becoming a full-time professor at Indiana Tech, she taught at Indiana-Purdue University of Fort Wayne, and Brown Mackie College. She teaches a variety of courses to include: Introduction to Psychology, Understanding Diversity, Human and Growth Development, Theories of Personality, and Abnormal Psychology, to name a few. Terri earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Purdue University and her Masters in counseling education from Indiana University. She is currently pursuing her doctorate in Global Leadership at Indiana Tech.

Preceding her entrance into academia; Terri functioned in several leadership roles within community mental health and private practice to include program director, case manager, program manager, mental health liaison, and therapist. She is currently a licensed mental health counselor and marriage and family therapist at Cornerstone Vision Counseling and Psychological Services. She has presented her research on developmental disorders at various workshops and conferences to include Day of Healing. Terri is also a proud war veteran of the United States Marine Corps and ordained clergy minister.

Terri takes great enjoyment in being an enthusiastic and motivating psychology professor who has an incredible appetite for life and zeal for personal development. Terri’s passion for empowering others attain their life purpose fuels her teaching and tenacious hunger for helping others become resilient against life’s challenges. Her greatest fulfillment is found in her roles as mommy to her newborn son and 10-year old daughter, wife to her husband, and minister of the gospel. In her recreational time she takes great delight reading, roller-skating, worshipping, and working out. Terri’s attributes her successes in life to her strong faith, “others’ centered” values, and commitment to her motto: “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me” (Philippians 4:13).