Shalanda Moten, EdD
College of Health, Human Services, and Science
Dr. Shalanda Moten is an Assistant Professor in the College of Health, Human Services, and Science at Ashford University. She earned her Doctorate of Education in Counseling Psychology with a concentration in Counselor Education and Supervision from Argosy University, a Master of Arts in Community Counseling from Argosy University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Spelman College. She is a scholarly practitioner within the fields of counseling and psychology, and her research interests include dating violence, date and acquaintance rape, eating disorders, human trafficking, self-mutilation, and female genital mutilation. She has worked within the nonprofit sector for the last five years, and is Chairman of the Dating Violence Prevention Center, a nonprofit whose mission is to educate and empower communities to intervene. She is currently a Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern working toward full licensure in the state of Florida. Dr. Moten has a history of serving the community through her work, which can be seen in her approach to education. “The number one tip that I give to my students is to ask for help. Asking for help can be a humbling experience, but my goal as an instructor is to encourage and support your efforts.” Dr. Moten lives in Maitland, FL. When she is not educating, she loves to travel, paint, and participate in community service.