Assistant Professor of Psychology
Phone: 260.422.5561, ext. 2455
Cell Phone: 260.385.2291
Office: Academic Center, Room 177
- PSY 1700 Intro to Psychology
- PSY 1750 Human Growth & Development
- PSY 2000 Understanding Diversity
- PSY 2760 Theories of Personality
- MW: 8-9am; 1:30-4:30p.m.
- TR: 8:00-9:30 a.m., 1:30-4:30 p.m.
College of General Studies
Academic Advisor Roles
Psychology, Human Services
- B.A., Psychology, Purdue University
- M.S., Counseling Education, Indiana University
Terri A. Shaw is an assistant professor of Psychology. Prior to becoming a full-time professor at Indiana Tech, she taught at Indiana-Purdue University of Fort Wayne, and Brown Mackie College. 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.
-Terri has presented her research on Autism at Indiana Tech and IPFW.
-She has presented her research on developmental disorders at various workshops and conferences to include Day of Healing.
-Terri also developed a psychometric inventory, which was published in the book “Check Your Keys” by Tabitha Vinson.
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 three children, wife to her husband, and ordained 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).