Anita Manwell

Assoc. Prof. Education | Coordinator; Elementary Education

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MS, Ed.D



Teacher Education


 Curriculum Vitae


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 Associate Professor and Director of Elementary Education 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.

Educational Background:

  • B.S., 1992, Indiana Wesleyan University
  • M.S., 2000, Indiana University, Kokomo
  • ED.D, 2015, Ball State University


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

Indiana Wesleyan University
4201 S. Washington St.
Marion, IN 46953