Shannon Shisler


Senior Evaluation Specialist

Shannon supports the production of systematic reviews and provides quality assurance for the data related to such projects. She has nearly two decades of experience in maternal and child health research, particularly in the context of addiction in low-income families. As an educational psychologist, she has studied pathways from prenatal substance exposure to violence in adolescence, and is an expert in quantitative methodologies, including meta-analysis.  Prior to joining 3ie, she spent 17 years with the Research Institute on Addictions managing large federal grants from the US National Institutes of Health, and has taught for both the University at Buffalo and Buffalo State College.
Shannon holds a Master of Arts and PhD in Educational Psychology and Quantitative Methods, a Certificate in Applied Statistical Analysis, and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University at Buffalo.