Danielle Rado

Associate Professor,  College of Arts & Sciences

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When a student asks, ‘Why do I need to know this?,’ we get to have a whole conversation about how learning to articulate yourself is important.“


Danielle Rado joined the faculty of Johnson & Wales University in 2011.

Rado received her MFA in fiction from Notre Dame and a PhD in Creative Writing from University of Denver. She was awarded an artist’s residency at the Prairie Center for the Arts and another at the Sundress Academy for the Arts. She has served on the editorial staff of the Notre Dame Review and Unstuck.

In addition, Rado has published fiction in Harpur Palate, Mochila Review, Clackamas Review, SNReview, 5th Wednesday, Floodwall, and Unstuck, among others.

Selected Publications

  • “Mitigating Circumstances,” Liminoid
  • “Things to Consider While Locked in the Back of a U-Haul,” Liar’s League NYC
  • “The Tale of the Missing Girls,” The Other Stories podcast