Daniel Collum

Acting Char For School of Humanities; Professor of English
Academic Affairs
School of Humanities and Performing Arts

J.S. Hathaway Hall
Suite 414C
204 University Drive
Frankfort, KY 40601


Phone: (502) 597-5983
Email: danny.collum@kysu.edu


Danny Collum regularly teaches ENG 101, 102 and 211, and upper-level classes in creative writing and print journalism. He is also the faculty co-advisor to The Kentucky River, KSU’s student-edited journal of art and literature. Collum is the author, most recently, of the novel, White Boy (Apprentice House 2011). He has also written three nonfiction books (Black and Catholic in the Jim Crow South, Rising to Common Ground, Black and White Together) and edited a fourth (African Americans in the Spanish Civil War). He is a contributing editor and monthly columnist for the Washington, DC-based magazine, Sojourners, and popular culture columnist for the U.S. Catholic.

Degrees and Certifications

  • BLS (Bachelor of Liberal Studies), Loyola University of New Orleans
  • MFA, George Mason University.