Christopher B. Shank

Adjunct Professor

Christopher B. Shank represents District 2, Washington County, in Maryland. Following is a segment of his credentials:

Member of Senate since January 12, 2011. Member, Judicial Proceedings Committee, 2011-; Joint Committee on Access to Mental Health Services, 2011-; Joint Committee on Federal Relations, 2011-; Special Joint Commission on Public Safety and Security in State and Local Correctional Facilities, 2013-.

Member of House of Delegates, January 13, 1999-January 12, 2011. Member, Commerce and Government Matters Committee, 1999-2003 (transportation subcommittee, 1999-2003); Joint Committee on Children, Youth, and Families, 1999-2003; Joint Advisory Committee on Legislative Data Systems, 2003-2005; Judiciary Committee, 2003-2009 (civil law and procedure subcommittee, 2003-2009). 

Deputy Minority Whip, 2002-2003. Assistant Minority Leader, 2003-2006. Minority Whip, 2007-2011.


M.A., The George Washington University, The Graduate School of Political Management
B.A., Johns Hopkins University

Classes Taught

State Government & Politics