Professor Emeritus, Department of Educational Psychology, Neag School of Education
Senior Research Scholar, Center on Postsecondary Education and Disability
Dr. Shaw is a Senior Research Scholar at the Center on Postsecondary Education and Disability and Professor Emeritus of Special Education at the University of Connecticut. Dr. Shaw is lead author on a book, Preparing Students with Disabilities for College Success: A Practical Guide for Transition Planning, published by Brookes in 2010. He is also co-author of Postsecondary Education and Transition for Students with Learning Disabilities (2003, PRO-ED) and What Every Teacher Should Know About Transition and IDEA 2004 (2007, Allyn & Bacon). He wrote the postsecondary education chapter for the international Handbook of Special Education (2007, Sage). He is a former editor of the Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability and is currently on the editorial boards of respected professional journals including Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, and Intervention in School and Clinic. He has been project director for more than six million dollars in grants.