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James Newton Yates

James Newton Yates, American English educator. Sponsor Student Government Association, Northwest Oklahoma State University, since 1995, president faculty senate. Member Modern Language Association, Southwest Texas Popular Culture Association, National Council Teachers English, Melville Society, Rotary, Phi Delta Kappa.

Background

  • Yates, James Newton was born on August 13, 1961 in Booneville, Arkansas, United States. Son of Kenneth James and Margaret Juanita (Skinner) Yates.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Ouachita Baptist University, 1983. Master of Arts, Arkansas State University, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy, Oklahoma State University, 1995.

    Career

    • Instructor English Rich Mountain Community College, Mena, Arkansas, 1985-1988. Teaching associate Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, 1988-1990. Instructor English Northwestern Oklahoma State University, Alva, 1990-1995, assistant professor English, 1995-2000, associate professor English, since 2000, chair, since 2002.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Sponsor Student Government Association, Northwest Oklahoma State University, since 1995, president faculty senate. Member Modern Language Association, Southwest Texas Popular Culture Association, National Council Teachers English, Melville Society, Rotary, Phi Delta Kappa.

    Personality

    Interests

    Writing fiction, reading, drawing, guitar, singing.

    Connections

    • Married Margaret Colleen McKelvey, December 29, 1990. Children: Brendan Daniel, Caitlin Elizabeth.
    • father: Kenneth James Yates
    • mother: Margaret Juanita (Skinner) Yates
    • spouse: Margaret Colleen McKelvey
    • children: Brendan Daniel Yates
    • Caitlin Elizabeth Yates
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    Born August 13, 1961
    (age 56)
    Nationality
    • 1983
      Ouachita Baptist University
    • 1985
      Arkansas State University
    • 1995
      Oklahoma State University
    • 1985 - 1988
      Instructor, English Rich Mountain Community College
      Mena, Arkansas, United States
    • 1988 - 1990
      teaching associate, Oklahoma State University
      Stillwater, Oklahoma, United States
    • 1990 - 1995
      instructor, English Northwestern Oklahoma State University
      Alva, Florida, United States
    • 2002
      instructor, English Northwestern Oklahoma State University
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