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Sharrika Adams

Assistant Professor of Practice
  • Affiliated Assistant Professor, Higher Education


Degrees and/or credentials

  • B.A., English - Wake Forest University
  • M.A., Liberal Studies (MALS) - Wake Forest University
  • Ph.D., Educational Leadership & Policy Studies - Virginia Tech
  • Graduate Certificate, Women's Studies - Virginia Tech


  • School of Education

Subject areas / Areas of expertise

  • Crisis management (higher education)
  • Case management (higher education)

Courses I regularly teach

  • EDHE 5304-Intro to Student Affairs Profession
  • EDHE 5106- Higher Ed Assessment 
  • EDHE 5904-Higher Ed Crisis Manangement 
  • EDHE 5284-Intro to Assessment pt 2, Practicum in Higher Ed 

Additional details about myself

I enjoy talking to students about thriving and surviving at VT, Blacksburg and in the NRV!

  • VT doctoral grad
  • Former volunteer, Women's Resource Center (NRV)
  • Member, First Baptist Church, Blacksburg
  • General VT/Blacksburg survival!
  • Former Title IX Investigator at Virginia Tech