Shannon Alpert

Assistant Teaching Professor


Shannon Alpert joined Northeastern University at the end of 2014 and currently teaches and advises doctoral students in the Doctor of Education program. She earned her undergraduate (English/secondary education) and masters (instructional technology) degrees from Georgia State University in Atlanta. She spent the first 15 years of her career leading projects and teams responsible for creating learning solutions in the telecommunications and financial services industries. In addition to being a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), she earned her doctoral degree in educational leadership from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte where the focus of her research was on how projects are managed in academic settings. For the past ten years, she has taught graduate courses in research, instructional design, organizational leadership, and project management. 

When she is not working, she loves to run, read, hike, and spend time with family. 


Doctor of Education from University of North Carolina at Charlotte (2011)

Professional Experience

2014 - Present: Northeastern University, College of Professional Studies - Assistant Teaching Professor

2014 - 2016: Charlotte Preparatory School - Project Manager

2011 - 2014: University of North Carolina at Charlotte, College of Education - Faculty Member

2011: University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Information Technology Services Program Office - Project Consultant

1997 - 2009: Bank of America - Senior Vice President

1995 - 1996: AT&T - Project Manager and Instructional Technologist

1994 - 1995: Hall County School System - High School English Teacher