Wayne State University
Shawn M. Starkey
Shawn M. Starkey
Director of Marketing and Communications
Room 3332
(313) 577-4629
Fax (313) 577-9016


B.A., Youngstown State University


Shawn M. Starkey has more than two decades of communications experience, including advertising, crisis communications, editing, elections, event planning, fundraising, graphic design, legislative relations, marketing, media relations, photography, public relations, social media, strategic planning, video, website and writing.

Before coming to Wayne Law in July 2013, he worked for eight years as executive director of public relations, marketing and legislative affairs at St. Clair County Community College. He previously spent 15 years as a journalist with reporting and editing positions at daily newspapers in Connecticut, Michigan and Pennsylvania.

Advocating for justice, serving the community, revitalizing Detroit and Michigan