Judith Pena-Shaff is Professor of Psychology. Her teaching includes developmental and cross-cultural psychology. She has been at Ithaca College for 22 years. During this time, she has served as department chair for 6 years, H&S representative in the Academic Policies Committee for over 7 years, one year as its chair, and in Faculty Council for three years, one year in its executive board. In 2018 she was a steering committee member in the H&S Dean search. She is also co-chair for the Ithaca Forever diversity, equity and inclusion goal. Outside of the college, she has served as a Board Member for the Trumansburg School District and the College Discovery Program of the Ithaca Youth Bureau, a long-term mentoring and support program designed to increase college access for program participants.