Faculty Profile

Anita Manwell

Professor; Dean, School of Teacher Education

Teacher Education

Ed.D.; MS

Dr. Anita Manwell brings 15 years of public school teaching experience from both self-contained and departmentalized settings. Her work as an educator and as a Title I coordinator enhances her current role as Dean and Professor in the Teacher Education Program. At IWU, she challenges preservice teachers to develop theoretical and pedagogical understanding through classroom instruction and supervision. Her passion for literacy is evident in the courses she teaches, which include Literacy Methods and Literacy in Diverse Settings.


Anita's research interests include reading attitudes of boys and the gender gap in literacy achievement.


Ball State University, 2015


Indiana University Kokomo, 2000


Indiana Wesleyan University, 1992