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Terri Shaw

Associate Professor of Psychology

College of Arts and Sciences

Phone: 260.422.5561, ext. 2455

Cell Phone: 260.385.2291


Office: Keene Building, Room 236

Office Hours:

  • MW:  8-9 a.m., 1:30-4:30 p.m.
  • TR: 8:00-9:30 a.m., 1:30-4:30 p.m.

Class Information

  • PSY 1700 Introduction to Psychology
  • PSY 2000 Understanding Diversity
  • SS 2720 Group Dynamics

Academic Advisor Roles

Psychology, Human Services

Academic Degrees

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

Professional Experience

Terri A. Shaw is an associate professor of Psychology. Prior to becoming a full-time professor at Indiana Tech, she taught at Indiana University, Purdue University-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.

Selected Publications/Presentations

  • 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.

Additional Information

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).