Eugene Shelton | e-Inside | Sept. 19, 2016 | Kent State University

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Eugene Shelton (better known as Gene) 

Professor
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Kent Campus

JOB DESCRIPTION:

I teach the largest classes in the school, and I love it. I call it showtime!

WORKED AT KENT STATE SINCE:

August 2003

EMPLOYMENT PRIOR TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:

Warner Bros. Records, Burbank, California, and New York, New York

LIKES MOST ABOUT KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:

Kent State faculty opened the door to the world for me. They are my greatest inspiration!

ATTRACTION TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY AS AN EMPLOYER:

Best job I have ever had, and I didn’t ask for it.

RESIDES IN:

Kent, Ohio

HOMETOWN:

Born in Birmingham, Alabama. I consider Cleveland, Ohio, my hometown.

EDUCATION:

B.A. Kent State University; M.A. Kent State University

HOBBIES:

I love to travel and eat! Food is a great joy. These days, I think more about food than music, and music has been the passion of my life!