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About David B Shallenberger

David Shallenberger is Professor of International Education, a position he assumed after four years as the Director of European and Middle Eastern Studies at SIT Study Abroad. He also contributes to institutional efforts regarding research ethics and program review. Previous positions include 20 years teaching global studies, intercultural communication and research, ethical leadership, and multicultural awareness; developing and coordinating travel study programs for adults in Europe, Asia, and Latin America; directing a BA program in Hong Kong; and expanding our understanding of «the other.» Prior to coming to SIT Graduate Institute, Shallenberger held faculty and administrative positions at DePaul University and the University of Redlands and has also taught at Elmhurst College, Mallinckrodt College, and National University. Shallenberger has given workshops on adult learning, cross-cultural communication, and multicultural issues at universities in El Salvador, Poland, Romania, and China. He has written numerous articles and is the author of Reclaiming the Spirit: Gay Men and Lesbians Come to Terms with Religion.


Present Professor, SIT Graduate Institute, SIT Graduate Institute

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  • Intercultural Communication (Panama, Nicaragua)
  • Theory, Policy and Practice of International Education
  • Practitioner Inquiry / Qualitative Research Methods
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Societies in Transition (travel course)
  • International Education Design Concepts and Evaluation

Articles (6)

Books (2)

Presentations (6)

Other (1)