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Shane Hawkins-Wilding


Indianapolis via Kenosha, Wisconsin; Wooster, Ohio; Columbus, Ohio; Muncie, Indiana; Valparaiso, Indiana; and Bloomington, Minnesota


  • B.A. in English, Valparaiso University
  • M.A. in English, Ball State University

Work Experience:

  • Academic Advisor, Ball State University
  • Instructor of English Literature & Composition, Ball State University
  • Instructor of English, Ivy Tech State Community College
  • Academic Advisor, Alternative &General Baccalaureate Curriculum, University College, The Ohio State University
  • Assistant Coordinator of Residence Education, The Ohio State University
  • E4ME Instructor, The Ohio Learning Network
  • E-Guide, The Ohio Learning Network
  • Regional Housing Coordinator, Agricultural Technical Institute (ATI), The Ohio State University
  • Residence Life Coordinator, University of Wisconsin-Parkside
  • Assistant Director of Residence Life, University of Wisconsin-Parkside

Advice for Boilermakers:

Go to class, get involved in a campus organization, seek out a faculty or staff mentor, try new things, be true to yourself, and practice compassion.

Fun Facts:

  • I collect armadillos.
  • I'm a huge Star Wars fan.
  • After watching the move Food, Inc., I became a lacto-ovo-pesce-pepperonitarian. My kids call me "pepperonitarian" for short.