Shaun N. Crisler has been committed to higher education and student success as a professional for 15 years and currently serves as the Assistant Vice President for Residence Life and Housing at SUNY Oswego in New York. Shaun has served in several roles within Housing and Residence Life with the primary goal to help create positive living and learning experiences for all students. By working with faculty, campus partners, and staff, Shaun looks for opportunities to collaborate with a focus on student success and retention.
Shaun is a professional coach and actively writes and presents on topics such as professional development, career planning, intercultural competence, assessment, and professional recruitment/selection. He is currently a doctoral student in the Higher Education Administration Ph.D. program at Illinois State University (ISU) in Normal, Illinois. Shaun holds a B.S. in Biology, a M.Ed. in Adult Education from Northern Illinois University (NIU), and a MIRHR in Labor Relations and Human Resources from The Ohio State University (OSU). Shaun is a Senior Certified Professional (SHRM – SCP) through the Society for Human Resource Management.
Shaun serves as a consultant to develop and facilitate workshops that engage students, faculty and staff in meaningful conversation about intercultural competence at the intersection of culture, identity, privilege. Shaun’s research interest focuses on campus racial climate and the ways that whiteness influences campus culture, attitudes and behaviors.