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Shanza Isom

Assistant Professor


  • Contact:
  • Office: HBS 2090
  • Phone: (540) 568-5271
  • Email: isomsa@jmu.edu (add email address and modify mailto link)

Education

  • M.S.W. – Virginia Commonwealth University, 2006
  • B.S.W. – Virginia Commonwealth University, 2002

Experience

  • James Madison University, Department of Social Work
  • Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Social Work
  • Greater Richmond SCAN
  • Partnership for the Future
  • J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College

Professional Interests and Affiliations

  • Mindfulness meditation & practices
  • Youth development & empowerment
  • Student motivation, retention, & success
  • First generation college students
  • Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors Association (BPD)
  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)