Dr. Ann Siegle Drege

  Dr. Ann Siegle Drege

Dr. Ann Siegle Drege

Associate Professor

Fenton Hall 258 Fenton Hall

(716) 673-3851

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Ph.D., University of North Dakota

MA--Middlebury College, Bread Loaf School of English
PhD--University of North Dakota

Office Hours

Tuesday: 2-4
Wednesday: 1-3
Thursday: 1-2
By appointment

Teaching Interests

Active pedagogy, engaged teaching, modern and contemporary drama/playwrights, teaching Shakespeare, and drama/film adaptation

Research Interests

My teaching and research interests straddle both literature and pedagogy. My research particularly focuses on the use of drama as a pedagogical approach. Drama and other active strategies help students engage with texts, ideas, and meaning-making, certainly with dramatic literature but also with fiction, poetry, and writing. I'm also interested in dynamic learning communities, creativity in student learning, and realism in modern/contemporary drama.

Awards and Honors

  • President's Award for Teaching and Learning, SUNY Fredonia (2020).

Professional Membership

  • New York State English Council
  • American Alliance for Theatre and Education
  • Modern Language Association
  • National Council of Teachers of English

Intellectual Contributions

  • "“Review of A Symphony of Possibilities: A Handbook for Arts Integration in Secondary English Language Arts.” ," Montana English Journal (2022).


  • ""Engagement through Active Learning"," The President's Award for Excellence (2021).