Assistant Professor of Counselor Education
Office: Peterson Hall 403
Education: BA, University of Florida, 2014; MS, Monmouth University, 2017; PhD, Syracuse University, 2020
Jordan Shannon has been involved with training both school and mental health counselors. He served as a Leadership fellow for Chi Sigma Iota — International Counseling Honor Society, and was recognized as a dissertation fellow at Syracuse University. During his doctoral studies, he served as an academic support counselor in the School of Information (iSchool) Studies at Syracuse University, where he worked with students at-risk for academic probation and remediation.
Dr. Shannon’s research focuses on understanding how mental health stigma affects the help-seeking behaviors of African American males. His interests are to understand the complexity of mental health stigma, and how one’s understanding of mental health could influence help-seeking behavior. His goal is to ultimately design programs to help destigmatize counseling and improve help-seeking behaviors of African American males.
See Dr. Shannon’s CV here.