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Danny Wade

Chair/Associate Professor
English
College of Arts & Sciences
Contact
1700 SW College Ave
Topeka, KS 66621-1117
785.670.1449
Degrees & Certifications
University of Oklahoma, Bachelor of Science
University of Oklahoma, Master of Education
University of Oklahoma, Doctor of Philosophy
Academic History

Washburn University, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, English Education, 2008 - present.

Moore Public Schools, Moore, OK, Director of K-12 English language arts/Curriculum, 2004-2008.

Norman High School, Norman, OK, High School English teacher, 2000-2003.

Las Animas High School, Las Animas,CO, High School English teacher,1998-2000.

Teaching
  • ED 362 A, Meth Of Tchng Eng In Sec Sch
  • EN 300 A, Advanced Composition
  • EN 300 B, Advanced Composition
  • EN 320 A, Lit for Young Adults
  • EN 385 A, Dir Reading/Writing/Resrch
  • EN 585 GA, Directed Read/Write/Research
Scholarly Interests/Activities
Fictional research writing, the teaching of poetry, adolescent literacy, trends and issues in young adult literature, and the preparation of elementary and secondary writing teachers.
Service Interests/Activities

Co-Chair of the NCTE-CEE Commission on the Teaching of Poetry

WU University Assessment Committee

New Student Orientation Committee

First-Year Experience Committee

UTEC Committee

Coordinator of Washburn's English Education program.

Career Accomplishments
In 2011, Wade was named one of the top five professors everyone should meet at Washburn. He also continues to research and present annually at the National Council of Teachers of English Annual Conference. In 2009, Wade's "The Power of Fiction: A Novel Approach to Presenting Research Findings" was published in the Journal of Thought