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Dr. Alicia Wireman

Alicia Wireman
Assistant Professor/Chair of Communication

College of Arts and Sciences

Phone: 260.422.5561, ext. 2211

Email: akwireman@indianatech.edu

Office: Snyder Academic Center, 264

Office Hours

Summer 2022: By appointment only

Class Information

  • COMM3450 Multimedia Journalism
  • COMM4750 Applied Communication
  • COMM4960 Senior Capstone

Academic Advisor Roles

Communication/Digital Graphics and Design

Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D.: Global Leadership (Higher Education Administration), Indiana Tech, Fort Wayne, IN, 2017
  • TESL/TESOL/TEFL Certification: Oxford Seminars, Indianapolis, IN, 2014
  • M.A.: Professional Communication, Purdue University, Fort Wayne, IN, 2011
  • B.A.: English Language and Literature, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI, 2009
  • Arabic Language Certification: University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan, 2009

Professional Experience

  • January 2018- Present: Assistant Professor/Chair of Communication, Indiana Tech, Fort Wayne, IN
  • 2015-2018: Assistant Professor in Intensive English Program, Indiana Tech, Fort Wayne, IN
  • 2012-2015: Adjunct Faculty, Indiana Tech, Fort Wayne, IN
  • 2014: Writing Center Initiative, Indiana Tech, Fort Wayne, IN
  • 2011-2014: Adjunct Faculty, Brown Mackie College, Fort Wayne, IN
  • 2013: Registrar, International Business College, Fort Wayne, IN
  • 2012-2013: Adjunct Faculty, International Business College, Fort Wayne, IN
  • 2011: Writing Center Orientation Chair/Lead Consultant, IPFW, Fort Wayne, IN
  • 2009: Freelance Writer, Shakespeare Squared, Chicago, IL
  • 2009: ESL Tutor, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan
  • 2009: Editor in Chief, Grand Valley Lanthorn, Allendale, MI
  • 2005-2006: Spanish Tutor, Lafayette Adult Resource Academy, Lafayette, IN

Selected Publications/Presentations

  • February 2022: “Gen Z-ers: Meeting the Needs of this Innovative Population,” Fort Wayne Teaching and Learning Conference, Fort Wayne, IN
  • November 2021: “Gen Z-ers: Meeting the Needs of this Innovative Population,” Lilly Conference on College Teaching, Oxford, OH
  • February 2020: “A Student Perspective: Restructuring Education to be more Creative and Interdisciplinary,” Fort Wayne Teaching and Learning Conference, Fort Wayne, IN
  • February 2019: “Beyond the Policies: Getting Students to Interact with the Syllabus,” Fort Wayne Teaching and Learning Conference, Fort Wayne, IN
  • November 2018: “The Asteroid Game: Engaging Students in Writing Effective Arguments,” Lilly Conference on College Teaching, Oxford, OH
  • Tolstikov-Mast, Y., Bieri, F., Walker, J. L., Wireman, A., Whitaker, B. L., Vaiman, V. (2018). Global leadership studies and doctoral education: Advancing the discipline through a targeted curriculum. In J. S. Osland, M. E. Mendenhall, M. Li (Eds.), Advances in Global Leadership, volume 11 (pp. 313-343)United Kingdom: Emerald Publishing.
  • April 2018: “Comparing Values in Universities’ Mission Statements: Analyzing Forbes’ Top and Bottom ‘Best U.S. Colleges for International Students’”
  • October 2017: “International Students and Faculty in Complex Classroom Environments: Exploring the Need for Global Leadership,” International Leadership Association, Brussels, Belgium
  • February 2017: “The Asteroid Game: How to Make Writing Effective Arguments Fun for Students,” IPFW Teaching Conference, Fort Wayne, IN
  • February 2016: “What Do Students Want?: Exploring Current Literature on Students’ Needs from Instructors in the College Classroom,” IPFW Teaching Conference, Fort Wayne, IN
  • February 2015: “Airing the Frustrations: How to Develop Teaching Methods to Meet the Needs of International Students,” IPFW Teaching Conference, Fort Wayne, IN
  • March 2012: “Betraying Feminism: A Cluster Analysis Examining Margaret Sanger’s Shift in Ideals,” Central States Communication Association, Cleveland, OH
  • March 2011: “360 Degrees and 3-D: A Holistic Assessment of Writing Centers,” East Central Writing Center Association, Kalamazoo, MI
  • 2011: “Zahida,” Confluence Literary Magazine, Fort Wayne, IN
  • 2011: “Wanting,” Confluence Literary Magazine, Fort Wayne, IN
  • 2011: “Untitled,” Confluence Literary Magazine, Fort Wayne, IN

Additional Information

Alicia Wireman’s interests include spending time with her husband, dogs, and three cats. She enjoys teaching communication courses, and through her personal and professional experiences, she has developed a passion for advocating for international students within higher education.