Alicia Wireman

Alicia Wireman

Instructor, Intensive English Program

Phone: 260.422.5561, ext. 2211

Cell Phone: N/A


Office: Academic Center, Room 152

Office Hours:

  • Mondays: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Tuesdays: 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Wednesdays: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Thursdays: 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • Fridays: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Class Information

Spring 2017

  • COMM1500 Rhetoric and Argumentation
  • COMM2000 Persuasion and Propaganda
  • ENG1250 Composition I
  • COMM4750 Applied Communication
  • COMM4910 Senior Capstone
  • ENG1100 Introduction to College Writing (CPS and online)
  • ENG2320 Professional Communication (CPS)
  • MBA5000 Executive Management (online)


College of General Studies

Academic Advisor Roles


Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D.: Global Leadership (Academic 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

  • June 2015-Present: Full-Time Instructor 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 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,” “Wanting,” and “Untitled,” Confluence Literary Magazine, Fort Wayne, IN

Additional Information

Alicia Wireman’s interests include spending time with her husband, dog, and two cats. Although she loves all animals, she is a cat fanatic. 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.