Shannon Audley

Assistant Professor of Education & Child Study

Contact & Office Hours

Morgan Hall 204

413-585-3257

Education

Ph.D., University of Memphis

M.Ed., Christian Brothers University

B.S., University of Dallas

Biography

Shannon Audley was a high-school science teacher covering child development and science methods-related courses. Her research interests encompass the development of respect in children's peer relations and among teachers and their students, and the influence of culture on peer interactions.

Specific research projects include “Respect Is a Hefty Package: Children's Narratives of Respect in the Elementary School Classroom,” “Are Popular Kids Mean in China Too? Differentiating Perceived and Sociometric Popularity in Chinese Elementary Students,” and “Preschool Children’s Respect: Moral or Social Conventional Understanding.”

Students are encouraged to contact Audley if they are interested in conducting research as part of the Respecting Children and Teachers Lab.