Adjunct Professor
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Shaun Mooney is Director of Valley Scholars and was formerly the Associate Dean of Admissions and Coordinator of International Admissions for James Madison University for three years and the Senior Assistant Director of Admissions for five years, where he provided oversight and leadership for the admission office staff in the areas of campus visitation, international recruitment, multi-cultural recruitment, and athletic recruit academic review. While in that position, he implemented the International Study Center program operated by the Study Group, allowing international students to take specially designed programs to achieve a degree from JMU.

Additionally, Shaun has been an adjunct faculty member in the history department at JMU since 2005. He currently teaches the general education history course of American History. He also teaches the history courses of Critical Issues in Recent Global History, Diplomatic History, and Special Topics, Intergenerational Dialogues and Oral History. Shaun is also the instructor for the American History general education course for the Adult Degree Program that gives returning adult students the opportunity to complete their bachelor’s degrees.

Shaun graduated from James Madison University in 1998 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and minor in Political Science. In 2003, he completed a Masters of Arts in Teaching degree through James Madison University.

Shaun grew up in Fort Defiance, where he attended Fort Defiance High School. He now lives in Mount Sidney with his wife, Lori, and his two daughters, Krisalyn and Addyson. They own a farm in Augusta County and raise cattle.

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