Ilse Hawkins

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Ilse Hawkins, JD

Emerita, Department of Accounting

302 Carl H. Lindner Hall


Ilse Hawkins, J.D., is a graduate of The Ohio State University College of Law, She received the EXCEL award for outstanding undergraduate teaching and the Grilliot Award for Service to Undergraduates, and was nominated for the graduate EXCEL award and the university Dolly Cohen award for teaching. Her teaching interests in business law include Entrepreneurs and the Law, International Business and the Law, Legal and Ethical Issues in Employment, and Accountant's Legal Liability. Her research interests include International Business Education and the Law, Developing Employment Law Issues, and Indian Cold Chain Issues. She is currently the President of the Employment Law section of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business. She was the Interim Associate Provost for the University of Cincinnati.

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Teaching Interest

Entrepreneurs and the Law

International Business and the Law

Legal and Ethical Issues in Employment

Accountant's Legal Liability

Research Interest

International Business Education and the Law

Developing Employment Law Issues

Indian Cold Chain Issues


Institution: Academy of Legal Studies in Business

Title: President, Employment Law Section

End Date: 2013-08-31


Interim Associate Provost.

Dates: 2007-11-01

Awards | Honors

Name: Nominated for Barbour-Cohen Teaching Award

Organization: Michael Dean

Name: Nominated for Graduate EXCEL Award in 2011

Name: EXCEL Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

Year Received: 1999

Organization: Honors Recognition Ceremony

Name: Faculty Speaker

Year Received: 1995

Name: Grilliot Award for Service to Undergraduates

Year Received: 1994


Institution: The Ohio State University College of Law

Location: Columbus, Ohio

Major: Law

Completed: 1977

Degree: JD

Institution: The Ohio State University, College of Education

Location: Columbus, Ohio

Completed: 1970

Degree: BS

Published Contributions

Ilse Hawkins, Robert  Sprague. ALSB Employment Law Newsletter.

Research in progress

Title: Teaching International Business at the Speed of Business

Description: Explores both our experience with the expansion to India project, and other efforts to coordinate study abroad with projects.


Title: Ethics and Employment Law Challenge

Organization: Academy of Legal Studies in Business

Location: Boston, MA

Year: 2013

Organization: India US Business Network

Location: Frost Brown & Todd offices in Cincinnati

Year: 2012