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Danny Wade

Danny Wade

Asst Provost for Faculty Development and Student Issues/Professor English
Academic Affairs
Morgan Hall
Rm 114
1700 SW College Ave
Topeka, KS 66621-1117
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.

  • EN 320 A, Teaching Young Adult Lit
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.

Certificate of Teaching and Learning 2016-2017

Certificate of Teaching and Learning 2018-2019

Certificate of Teaching and Learning 2019-2020

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