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Education Studies

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  • Ed.D. The University of Southern Mississippi
  • M.Ed. The University of Southern Mississippi
  • B.S. Montana State University
Teaching Interests
  • Social Studies Education
  • Values Clarification
  • The Human Variable in Education
Research Interests
  • Holistic Approaches
  • The Phenomenology of the Individual
  • Native American Curriculum
  • Social Studies Education
  • Privilege
  • Marginalization
  • Oppression
  • Power
  • Bias
Selected Publications

Worley, J.E. (2016) Lesson plan idea: Geography Letters Home or, The Names Have Been Changed to Protect the Guilty. Wisconsin Council for the Social Studies Forum, Summer, 2016.

Worley, J.E. (2014) Creating pathways to a better life. Tribal College Journal, 26 (2), pp. 18-22.

Worley, J.E. and Feldmann, D. (2014) Blind your ponies: Opening our social studies eyes to the human experience. The Social Studies Review 54 (1), pp. 90-97.

Watson, D.C. and Worley, J.E. (2013) Leveraging equitable literacy access:Using analytical tools of inquiry, Wisconsin Journal of Reading Association Journal, 51 (1) pp. 41-51.

Worley, J.E. (2013) Inspired art in the Bear's Paw Mountains, Tribal College Journal, 25 (1), pp. 31-32.

Worley, J.E. (2012). To speak in a clear voice. Tribal College Journal, 23 (3), pp. 60-61.

Worley, J.E. (2011):Lessons in education –and beauty. Tribal College Journal, 22 (3), p. 77.

Worley, J.E. (2010). Caring, sharing in the Big Sky: Writer, photographer explore five of Montana's tribal colleges. Tribal College Journal, 22 (2), pp. 14-22.

Worley, J.E. and Feldmann, D. (2010): Not found in a book: A quiet tiger engagement. The Social Studies Review, 49 (1). pp. 86-88. Spring-Summer, 2010.

Worley, J.E. (2010):A charging bull mentors through the howling, cold winds of change. Tribal College Journal, 21 (3), pp. 36-37.

Jones, R. and Worley, J.E. (2005). Hey teachers: Don't forget about trust when interacting with diverse families and communities! Dimensions of Early Childhood, 33, 3-8.


Worley, J.E., Weber, J., and Wolfe, L. (2016) The deep tracks: Building heart to heart relationships through social education . Boson: XanEdu Publishing.

Worley, J.E., and Fisk, J. (2014) Building relationships through the social studies. Boston: XanEdu Publishing.

Worley, J.E., Morris, M., Stramiello, A., (Editors) (2008) Sometimes I did all I could do:Authentic remembrances of teaching. Macon, GA: Mercer University Press.

Worley, J.E. (2008) Perspectives on building rapport in higher education: A qualitative inquiry. Saarbrucken, Germany: VDM Press.

Book Reviews

Worley, J.E. Savage sunsets – by Adrian C. Louis. Book review completed for Tribal College Journal,Bradley Shreve, Editor, 25-2, 2013.

Worley, J.E. White man's water: The politics of sobriety in a Native American community by Erica Prussing. Book review completed for Tribal College Journal, Laura Paskus, Interim Editor, 2012.