Melanie ShawEducation

PhD, Northcentral University; MEd, Grand Canyon University; MS, University of West Alabama; BS, Excelsior College

Research Interests

Organizational leadership; organizational behavior; distance education; adult learning; curriculum and teaching


Dr. Shaw joined Walden in 2012 as a contributing faculty member in the DBA program. She has more than 15 years of education experience, ranging from classroom and graduate-level teaching to counseling and administration. She has taught online since 2000 and is an education consultant, president of Innovative eLearning Solutions, and executive editor for the eLearning Institute. The author of Alternative Teacher Certification: A Remedy for Teacher Shortages and The Essential 10 Guide to APA Formatting, she has written numerous peer-reviewed articles and presented her research around the country.