Shannon Seidel

Associate Professor of Biology

Shannon Seidel

Office Location: Rieke Science Center - 147

  • Professional
  • Video


  • Ph.D., Biological Sciences, University of California, San Diego, 2012
  • B.S., Biology, University of Massachusetts Lowell, 2005

Selected Articles

  • Colin D. Harrison, Tiffy A. Nguyen, Shannon B. Seidel, et al. "Investigating Instructor Talk in Novel Contexts: Widespread Use, Unexpected Categories, and an Emergent Sampling Strategy." Life Sciences Education 2019:
  • Corwin, L.A., Prunuske, A., Seidel, S. "Scientific Presenting: Using Evidence-Based Classroom Practices to Deliver Effective Conference Presentations." Life Sciences Education 2018:
  • Owens, M., Seidel, S., Wong, M., Bejines, T., Lietz, S., et al. . " Classroom sound can be used to classify teaching practices in college science courses." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Vol. 114, 2017: 3085-3090.


  • 2018 PLU Spirit of Diversity Award
  • 2018 National Science Foundation (NSF) Grant to support "Building Capacity to Prepare STEM Majors to Become STEM Educators"

Summer Research: Science Education for an Inclusive Classroom