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Shawna L. Lafreniere, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
School of Adult and Professional Studies

Director of Student Learning Assessment
and Program Review
Center for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment
Phone: (626) 815-5389
Email: slafreniere@apu.edu
Shawna L. Lafreniere, Ph.D., has been a faculty member at APU since 2009. Prior to her arrival, she founded the Christian Higher Education Enrollment Association of Canada and the Canadian Christian College Tour, for which she was nominated twice as one of the “Top 40, Under 40” leaders in Canada. With expertise in leadership studies, gender issues and leadership, student learning assessment, and program review, Lafreniere teaches leadership and research courses and directs the academic and cocurricular assessment and program review activities of the university.

Education

Ph.D., Higher Education, Azusa Pacific University
M.A., Leadership, Trinity Western University
B.A., Christian Education, Briercrest College

Credentials/Certifications
WASC Assessment Leadership Academy
Certificate of the Seminary, Theology, Briercrest Biblical Seminary

Department

  • School of Adult and Professional Studies

Courses Taught

LDRS 201 – Foundations for Leadership
LDRS 322 – Leadership Strengths and Skills
LDRS 595 – Capstone Project in Leadership
MLOS 500 – Research in Organizations
MLOS 561 – Conflict and Negotiation in Organizations
COMM 420 – Conflict Management

Office Location

John and Marilyn Duke Academic Complex, Duke 611, West Campus

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