Maurice Shirley

Assistant Professor

Dr. Shirley’s international engagement is currently in Costa Rica and Hamburg, Germany. He traveled to Hamburg in 2022 and Costa Rica in March 2023 to as part of the COOL Mentors program funded by the IDEAS State Department Grant. He connected with scholars at the University of Costa Rica in San Jose and San Ramon and has begun developing a short-term study abroad component to one of his courses.

His research uses quantitative methods to explore topics of college access, persistence, and completion for traditionally underrepresented and underserved student populations.

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