Shannon P. Bartlett

Associate Dean of Inclusion and Engagement


Shannon P. Bartlett is the Associate Dean of Inclusion & Engagement and an Instructor at the Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, where she teaches a seminar on free speech on campus and in the international team projects program. Shannon also has served as Dean of Students at the University of Chicago Law School. During her career, Shannon practiced law with the ACLU of Illinois and with the Chicago-based law firms Jenner & Block LLP and Valorem Law Group. Shannon has had the privilege of working in higher education for Loyola University Chicago, Northwestern University, and the University of Chicago. Her primary areas of interest center on the unconscious ways diversity and culture impact our everyday decision-making and interactions, as well as how to effectively balance the goal of inclusion with the development of an intellectually diverse community.

Areas of Expertise

  • Conflict resolution
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Free speech in higher education

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