Author Profile

Pam Shockley-Zalabak | Chancellor, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

Current Position and Past Experience
Pam Shockley-Zalabak is the Chancellor of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.

In addition to Chancellor duties, Shockley-Zalabak continues to teach and research with students. The author of nine books and over 100 articles and productions focusing on organizational communication, Shockley-Zalabak's research focuses on organizational trust. Her latest book, Building the High Trust Organization, was published in 2010.

Education, Honors and Achievements
She earned bachelor's and master's degrees in communication from Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. Later, she earned a PhD. in Organizational Communication from University of Colorado, Boulder.

Shockley-Zalabak is the recipient of several awards, including the Chancellor's Award for Distinguished Faculty, the Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce ATHENA Women in Business Award, the 2005 Student Choice for Instructor of the Year, the 2008 Colorado Springs Business Journal Women of Influence Award, and the 2013 Pikes Peak Range Riders Silver Spur award for contributions to the community.