• Portrait
  • Dr. Michelle Shostack
  • Assistant Dean & Director
  • Campus: College Avenue Campus
  • Address:

    Milledoler Hall, Lower Level
    520 George Street 
    New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1167

  • 848-932-7167
  • Office: Milledoler Hall 21
  • Email

Dr. Michelle Shostack is a proud three-time alumna of Rutgers University. She has a bachelor’s degree from Rutgers College, where she majored in biochemistry and minored in psychology, graduating with honors. She has a master’s degree, and a doctorate, from the Graduate School of Education in counseling psychology. She completed her pre-doctoral psychology internship at the Counseling and Student Development Center at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Shostack has worked in the field of higher education for over 25 years and is a passionate advocate for the EOF Program, staff, and students. She started her EOF career as a residence counselor with the EOF Program at Douglass College, and was the director of the Douglass College EOF Program at the time that the School of Arts and Sciences (SAS) EOF Program was formed in 2007. Prior to becoming the director of the SAS EOF Program in August 2013, Dr. Shostack served as its Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs. The SAS EOF Program is the largest in New Jersey, serving over 1300 students, who qualify on the basis of financial need and the potential for academic success. Dr. Shostack leads a team of 22 full-time staff members, and a large team of Summer Institute instructors and residence life staff. She develops and oversees multiple budgets of over 5 million dollars. In addition to her EOF responsibilities, Dr. Shostack works closely with the Office of Advising and Academic Services, and participates in the First-year Retention Program, dismissal advising, and Academic Planning and Advising (APA) days. She is a campus advisor for the Office of Student Conduct and an LGBTQ Liaison and Ally. Dr. Shostack is a member of the Access-Med Program admissions committee, the Biomedical Careers Program admissions committee, and the Health Professions Committee. She has presented at the Excellence in Student Affairs Conference, the New Jersey EOF Professional Association Conference, and the Tri-State Consortium for Opportunity Programs Conference.