Sheila Baldwin - Columbia College Chicago

Sheila Baldwin

Associate Professor


Sheila V. Baldwin is an Associate Professor of English and Creative Writing at Columbia College Chicago where she teaches African American literature and culture. Her research areas and publications include critical race theory, cultural awareness, shared leadership and organizational change. She has presented at a number of national and international conferences including the American Educational Research Association (AERA), the Association of Black Psychologist, and the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education (NCORE). She has served as Presidents of the American Association of Blacks in Higher Education (AABHE) and the Columbia College Chicago Faculty Association, Director of the Columbia College Scholars Program, and as a consultant to the Chicago Public Schools. Dr. Baldwin earned the EdD in Educational Leadership and Organizational Change from Roosevelt University. She received her M.A. degree in Creative Writing from Columbia College Chicago, and an A.A. degree from Loop College, Chicago.

Instructional Areas

African American Literature & Culture

Creative Practice and Research Interests

African American Literature & Culture, Critical Race Theory


A.A., Loop Community College 1973
B.A., Columbia College Chicago 1977
M.A., Writing Columbia College Chicago 1986
Ed.D., Educational Leadership and Organizational Change Roosevelt University 2005