SHARON ANN AIKEN-WISNIEWSKI portrait
  • Professor, Clinical, Educational Leadership&Policy
  • ELP Student Affairs Program Director, Educational Leadership&Policy
  • Professor (Clinical), Educational Leadership&Policy

Publications

  • Aiken-Wisniewski, S.A., Taub, D. & Whitney, R. (2020). The Missing Competency: Program Development in Student Affairs. (pp. 160). Stylus. Published, 12/14/2020.
  • Tami Coronella & Sharon Aiken-Wisniewski (2020). Introduction to Qualitative Methods . Stylus. Accepted, 10/01/2020.
  • Aiken-Wisniewski, Sharon & Joshua Larson, Anna Adams, and Jason Barkmeyer (2020). Research Teams Increasing Scholar-Practitioner Productivity. Stylus. Accepted, 10/01/2020.
  • Nguyen, T., Aiken-Wisniewski, S.A. & Grites, T (2019). Virginia Gordon: Pioneering the concept of Scholar-Practitioner in Academic Advising through her own scholarship and practice . NACADA Journal. Vol. 39/2. Published, 12/16/2019.
  • Aiken-Wisniewski, S.A. (2018). Book Review for Bridging the Gaps: College Pathways to Career Success. (pp. Online). Teachers College Record. Published, 07/16/2018.
  • Aiken-Wisniewski, S.A., Larson, J., Johnson, A., and Barkemeyer, J. (2015). A preliminary report of advisor perceptions of advising and of a profession. NACADA Journal, 35(2), 60-70. Published, 12/15/2015.
  • Bergerson, A.A., *Heiselt, A., & *Aiken-Wisniewski, S. (2012). Refocusing college choice: Women’s reflections on their postsecondary education choices. NASPA Journal about Women in Higher Education.. Accepted, 12/2012.
  • Aiken-Wisniewski, S.A. et al. (2012). Chapter two: Types of transfer students. In T. Grites and C. Duncan (Eds.) 2012 NACADA Monograph: Advising Transfer Students: Issues and Strategies, 2nd Edition. Manhattan, KS: NACADA Publications. Published, 09/2012.
  • Aiken-Wisniewski, S.A.., Smith, J., & Troxel, W. (2010). Expanding research in academic advising: Methodological strategies to engage advisors in research. NACADA Journal, 30/1, 4-13. Published, 05/2010.

Research Statement

Her research agenda centers on questions that emerge from the daily interactions between practitioners, leaders and students as they create student success.

Presentations

  • I developed and presented a presentation for the University of Southern Maine that addressed retention and graduation data. The data were presented in the context of developing a future direction for academic advising and done in affiliation with NACADA and The Gardener Institute. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/21/2019.
  • Aiken-Wisniewski, S.A., Espinosa, J., and Nyugen, T. (2016). Developing Your Professional Competencies Using Your Personal Narrative. 2016 NACADA Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA. Presentation, Presented, 10/08/2016.
  • Larson, J., Aiken-Wisniewski, S.A., & Johnson, A. (2016). Word of the day: Academic advising. 2016 NACADA Annual Conference. Atlanta, GA. Conference Paper, Presented, 10/07/2016.
  • Aiken-Wisniewski, S.A. & Nuygen, T. (2016) Developing a rubric to assess learning in academic advising. 2016 NACADA Annual Conference, Pre-Conference Atlanta, GA. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/05/2016.
  • Aiken-Wisniewski, S.A. & Miller, M. (2016). Publishing with NACADA. 2016 Region Ten Conference, Santa Fe, NM. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/24/2016.
  • Bergerson, A., Aiken-Wisniewski, S.A., Connor, R., Kelly, B., Rowan-Kenyon, H., & VanHecke, J., (2016). Writing for Professional Publication: A NASPA Journals-Sponsored Intensive Writing Workshop. 2016 NASPA Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN. Presentation, Presented, 03/13/2016.
  • Aiken-Wisniewski, S.A. (2015). Using the NASPA & ACPA professional competencies to guide your development as a Student affairs professional. 2015 Utah NASPA Conference, Orem, UT and 2015 University of Utah Annual Student Affairs Retreat, Salt Lake City, UT. Presentation, Presented, 10/09/2015.
  • Bloom, J. & Aiken-Wisniewski, S. (2015). Have you ever thought about pursuing a doctorate? 2015 NACADA Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV. Presentation, Presented, 10/05/2015.
  • Aiken-Wisniewski, S.A. (2015). Developing a rubric to assess learning in academic advising. 2012 NACADA Annual Conference, Pre-Conference, Las Vegas, NV. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/04/2015.
  • Bergerson, A., Aiken-Wisniewski, S.A., Connor, R., Kelly, B., Rowan-Kenyon, H., Ting, R., VanHecke, J., Wawrzynski, M., (2015). Writing for Professional Publication: A NASPA Journals-Sponsored Intensive Writing Workshop. 2015 NASPA Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA. Presentation, Presented, 03/14/2015.
  • Aiken-Wisniewski, S. A. (Accepted 2013) The “How” of Assessment: Understanding the Components of the Assessment Cycle. 2013 NACADA International Advising Conference, Maastricht, ND. Invited Talk/Keynote, Accepted, 12/2012.
  • Aiken-Wisniewski, S.A. (2012). Developing a rubric to assess learning in academic advising. 2012 NACADA Annual Pre-Conference, Nashville, TN. Presentation, Presented, 10/2012.
  • Aiken-Wisniewski, S.A., Kiteau, A. & Wozab, J. (2012). A foundational tool for empowerment: Incorporating college student development theories into advising practice. 2012 NACADA Annual Conference, Nashville, TN. Presentation, Presented, 10/2012.
  • Invited to Weber State University, Ogden UT for interactive presentation on college student development theories for Student Affairs Staff (45 people). Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/2012.
  • Aiken-Wisniewski, S. A & Trujillo, V. (2012). Creating your branding as a student services professional. 2012 NASPA Annual Conference, Phoenix AZ. Presentation, Presented, 03/2012.