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Shane Long, Ph.D.


Assistant Dean of Students


Office of Student Affairs, Decary 129
Biddeford Campus

Shane joined the University of New England staff in December of 2016 as the Director of Student Conduct and currently serves as the Assistant Dean of Students. Originally from Woodland, Maine, he is a graduate of the University of Maine at Farmington with a B.A. in Psychology and Northeastern University with a M.S. in Counseling Psychology and College Student Development, and the University of Southern Maine with a Ph.D. in Educational Policy and Leadership. Shane has worked with college students for over 20 years in the areas of residential life, student involvement, student conduct, academic advising, veteran services, career and transfer services, new student orientation, and as a Psychology instructor.



Ph.D. Public Policy: Educational Policy and Leadership
University of Southern Maine
Graduate Certificate-Academic Advising
Kansas State University
Master of Science- Counseling Psychology and College Student Development
Northeastern University
Bachelor of Arts -Psychology
University of Maine at Farmington


Higher education
Public policy
Public policy analysis


Selected publications

  • Long, S. (May, 2020) The Cares Act-What is it and is it enough? The NASPA Blog
  • Long, S. (February, 2015) Why Not Community Colleges? Don’t Ignore These Institutions When Job Searching. NASPA Community College Division Blog
  • Long, S. (June ,2013) A Challenge: Working with Non-Traditional Male College Students. NASPA Men and Masculinities Knowledge Community Blog

Research interests

Effective Professional Development for Student Affairs Professionals
Higher Education Public Policy