Leah Ann Schell-Barber, Ph. D.
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 Title: Assistant College Lecturer
 Dept: Marketing
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 Email: l.a.schell56@csuohio.edu
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. , Cleveland, OH 44115

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Education:
Ph.D., Cultural Foundations, Kent State University, 2020
M.A., English -- Composition, The University of Akron, 2006
B.A., English, The University of Akron, 2003
B.A., Secondary Education -- Language Arts, The University of Akron, 2003
 
Brief Bio:
Dr. Schell-Barber has been teaching courses in business communications and technical writing for 14 years. Her areas of interest include student success, communication and identity, and philosophy of education. Prior to Dr. Schell-Barber's work at Cleveland State University, she was the Writing Center Director at a two-year college where she excelled in program development, assessment, and campus leadership. Outside of higher education, Dr. Schell-Barber has experience with grant writing and event planning through local animal shelters and main street programs.
 
Honors and Awards:
Stark County District Library 19th Annual Poetry Contest Winner (2018)
ECWCA Travel Award Recipient (2018)
Quality Initiative Award (2017)
 
Professional Affiliations:
Association for Business Communication (2020 ¿ present)
Philosophy of Education Society (2015 ¿ present)
International Writing Centers Association (2007 ¿ 2021)
American Educational Research Association (2014 ¿ 2019)
 
Professional Service:
Elected Member: International Writing Centers Association Board of Directors, Two-Year College Representative (2019 -- present)

Chair: Northeast Ohio Writing Centers Association Conference, Ravenna, Ohio (2019)

Chair: ¿Rural and Latino Student Experiences in Higher Education.¿ American Educational Research Association. Chicago, IL (2015)

Chair/Host: Planning committee, Northeast Ohio Writing Centers Association Conference (2010)
 
Community Service:
Main Street Ravenna (2019 -- present)
Pawsitive Hope (2021)
Humane Society of Summit County (2007 -- 2017)