Dr. Peter Shea is Associate Provost for Online Learning at the University at Albany, SUNY and provides leadership and strategy for online teaching and learning in collaboration with academic, administrative, and support units across the University. Dr. Shea is also a Professor in the UAlbany School of Education with a joint appointment in the Informatics Program in the College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity. His research on technology-mediated teaching and learning in higher education has generated more than 8,000 citations. He is the author of more than 50 peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters and proceedings on the topic of online learning and co-author of “The Successful Distance Learning Student”.
Dr. Shea is a co-recipient of several national awards including the EDUCAUSE Award for Systemic Progress in Teaching and Learning for the State University of New York, and Sloan Consortium Awards for Excellence in Faculty Development and Asynchronous Learning Networks Programs, and was named a Sloan-C Fellow in 2011. He is also Editor-in-Chief of OLC’s Online Learning Journal.