Shannon Pagdon (she/they) is a study coordinator at the New York State Psychiatric Institute. She is a nationally certified peer specialist, and an individual living with psychosis. Shannon has worked as a Research Assistant with the EPINET New York project, and with University of Pittsburgh. She is also the primary investigator on a research project highlighting the intersections of trauma and psychosis, and the co-creator of the Outside the Box project. Her research interests include improving outcomes of psychosis, stigma surrounding psychosis, and mental health psycholinguistics.