Dr. Elizabeth Shadish
Dr. Elizabeth Shadish
Professor, Department of Philosophy
El Camino College
16007 Crenshaw Boulevard
Torrance, California, 90506

Dr. Shadish received her degree from Purdue University in 1983 and since then has held teaching assignments in numerous universities, including Miami University of Ohio and California State University at Northridge. She is currently a professor at El Camino Community College. At El Camino, in addition to her regular teaching duties, Dr. Shadish has served in many capacities, including as faculty coordinator for the Global Education through Technology Project (connecting classes across the globe through videoconferencing), as a pioneer in educational technology (through early adoption of online education, as a mentor for fellow online educators and as Faculty Coordinator of Online Communities for the California Virtual Campus) and as the political action co-chair of the El Camino College Federation of Teachers. Her work has recently focused on two areas of interest: the internationalization of education and the application of philosophy to political, ethical and technical problems of social interest.