Dr. Aaron Lawler
Waubonsee Community College
Dr. Aaron Lawler is an assistant professor of humanities at Waubonsee Community College, and has had nearly 20 years of experience as an educator. He earned his doctorate from Concordia University, two master's degrees from North Central College and Concordia University, respectively, and a bachelor's degree from North Central College. He serves on two elected boards: The Kaneland District 302 School Board, and the WTTW Channel 11 Community Board. He is a researcher at Chicago's Field Museum, and a lifelong member of the National Geographic Society. He has published two peer-reviewed articles, a young adult novel, and is a classically trained painter. He was recently named Faculty of the Year at Waubonsee Community College, earned the Dale P. Parnell Faculty Distinction Recognition Award and the NISOD Excellence Award, and was nominated for Outstanding Full-Time Faculty Member by the Illinois Community College Trustees Association.