Sandra Crenshaw

Sandra Crenshaw, PhD

Associate Provost
Arcadia University
Programs and Resources Coordinator, Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship (TLS) KC

Sandra Crenshaw, PhD, is the associate provost and accreditation liaison officer for Arcadia University. She was previously the interim dean of arts and sciences, an English department faculty member, and a lead on several of Arcadia's international programs. Crenshaw serves the university in leading assessment initiatives and in supporting innovation and collaborative design at Arcadia. She has been instrumental in developing initiatives with organizations on the Glenside campus such as the Peace Corps and Global Brigades in Central America and Africa, has taught at Jiangsu University in China, and has extensive experience developing and teaching in Arcadia’s signature Preview program. Crenshaw's previous service has taken her to Mumbai to guide the development of the Global Pathways Institute, a strategic academic alliance which offers the first two years of Arcadia's undergraduate curriculum. Her scholarly interests focus on medieval literature, translation studies, academic program assessment in international contexts, and in building linkages between global education curricula and the liberal arts. She received her BS in English, secondary education from East Stroudsburg University and both her MA and PhD in English from Lehigh University. Crenshaw is currently a programs and resources coordinator for the Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship (TLS) Knowledge Community. In this role, she serves as an editor for the Global Studies Literature Review (GSLR), and as the chair for the Emerging Scholar-Practitioner Working Group.