• Dr. Michelle Shostack
  • Dr. Michelle Shostack
  • Associate Dean and Director
  • Campus: College Avenue Campus
  • Address:

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

  • 848-932-7167 (main office)
  • Office: Milledoler Hall 21

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 thirty 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. She became the Associate Dean and Director in January 2023. The SAS EOF Program is the largest in New Jersey, serving over 1200 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 6 million dollars. In addition to her EOF responsibilities, she is a campus advisor for the Office of Student Conduct, a member of the DICE Educational Equity Council, and an LGBTQ+ Liaison and Ally. Dr. Shostack is a member of the Access-Med Program admissions committee, and the Biomedical Careers Program admissions committee. She has served on several dissertation committees, and 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.