ATTENTION! Close Alert Box


Due to inclement weather, Oklahoma City Community College will be closed Thursday, February 22, 2018. This includes classes and activities at the main campus, Professional Development Institute (PDI), Capitol Hill Center, and the Family and Community Education (FACE) Center.

Unless notified otherwise, all classes and activities will resume Friday, February 23, at their regularly scheduled times. Campus closings and delayed openings will be announced through local radio and television stations and posted on the college’s website, Facebook and Twitter pages. They will also be announced through the college’s Campus Alert Notification (CAN) System. For information about how to sign up to receive text messages and add email addresses via the CAN system, please visit

OCCC Faculty

Shanna Padgham

Professor of Political Science
Division of Social Sciences
Programs: Political Science

Courses Taught

American Federal Government
Public Administration


I earned by B.S. & M.S. in Environmental Science at Oklahoma State University and my M.S. and PhD in Political Science at Texas Tech University. My research focuses on sustainability at both the municipal and higher education levels. I began working as a full-time faculty member of OCCC Fall 2016. My hobbies include travel, OSU sporting events, and reading.

Shanna Padgham

Phone: (405) 682-1611 ext. 7159
Office location: Social Sciences Center, CU7C
Office hours:
Monday/Wednesday 12-3 p.m.
Tuesday (Online) 6-8 p.m.

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