The Rev. Dr. Shaun Whitehead is a native of Chicago, Illinois and worked in the radio industry there for 14 years. She received the B.A. from Clark Atlanta University, the Master of Divinity degree from McCormick Theological Seminary (Chicago) and the Doctor of Ministry from McCormick Theological Seminary. She is an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ, and is an active member in the (AAWIM) African American Women in Ministry organization within the UCC. Shaun currently serves as the University Chaplain, at St. Lawrence University in Canton, New York.