Walter Patrick Wade

Senior Lecturer

Contact Information

Telephone: 6601 1227
Office: CELC #03-29 (10 Architecture Drive, Singapore 117511)

Academic Qualifications

  • PhD, Communication Studies, Northwestern University
  • MA, Communication Studies, Northwestern University
  • BA, Emory University


  • School of Communication Dissertation Award, Northwestern University

Modules/Courses Taught

  • IEM1201K: Photography and Society
  • IEM2201K: Public Memory, Identity, and Rhetoric

Research Interests

  • Rhetorical theory and criticism
  • Visual rhetoric
  • Photo journalism
  • Memory studies
  • Critical thinking


  • Wade, W. P. and See, Y. H. M. (2014). Measuring Critical Thinking as Learning Outcome: A Pilot Study from the Idea and Exposition Module. Asian Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 4(4), 217-233.
  • Wade, W. P. (2014). Bridging Critical Thinking and Media Literacy Through Integrated Courses. CDTL Brief, 17(2), 2-5.
  • Wade, W. P. (2013). Upsetting Postcards of the Malay House. In Erika Tan (Ed.), Come Cannibalise Us Why Don't You (110-113). Singapore: NUS Museum Press.
  • Wade, W. P. (2013). "A Degree of Disillusion": News Media, Photojournalism, and Visual Narratives of the Vietnam War (Doctoral dissertation). Retrieved from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Database, UMI Dissertations Publishing (3556672).