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English educator

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.

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.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: 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

child:
Brendan Daniel Yates

child:
Caitlin Elizabeth Yates