- Learning Specialist and Special Service Faculty, University Writing Program
Wade collaborates with students to develop and plan strategies for addressing their own writing concerns. He provides support across the writing process, from understanding an assignment and prewriting to drafting and revision, in addition to discussion of time management and study strategies.
Wade is also co-organizer of the Composing Diversity series, an initiative co-sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, DSS and the University Writing Program, and serves on the organizing committee for the biennial Composing Disability symposium.
Wade's position makes specialized use of his varied writing talents. While on staff as Learning Specialist, Wade is also a faculty member in GW’s University Writing Program (UWP). This unique appointment allows him to bring a disability consciousness to writing pedagogy across the university curriculum and to serve as a liaison between DSS and UWP.
Wade has taught a variety of composition, literature and creative writing courses at the university level, in addition to time spent working in Virginia’s public schools. His professional interests include poetry, writing pedagogy, and visual and popular culture, and his published work includes two poetry chapbooks and multiple journal and anthology publications.
Wade holds an MFA in Creative Writing and Poetry from George Mason University, where he also earned his BA in English and a minor in Special Education.