College of Education, Health and Human Development Outstanding Faculty Lecture Series
- Thursday, January 29, 2015 from 12:15pm to 1:00pm
- Reid Hall - view map
The EHHD Outstanding Lecture Series is in its second year, annually recognizing six outstanding faculty who have distinguished themselves in the past year in teaching, research or outreach. This past year, the college also recognized a faculty member who has distinguished him/herself in all the categories. Dr. Carjuzaa is the college's first distinguished faculty for 2014-2015.
Dr. Jioanna Carjuzaa is an associate professor in the Department of Education who holds a Ph.D. in Multicultural, Social and Bilingual Foundations of Education from the University of Colorado-Boulder. At Montana State University she teaches multiple sections of multicultural education in addition to offering graduate courses in social justice in education, American Indian studies for teachers, teaching EFL/ESL: second language acquisition theories, language teaching methodologies, Indigenous research methodologies, and culturally responsive pedagogy in practice.
Dr. Carjuzaa serves as the co-advisor to MSU's American Indian Council and has had the very enjoyable opportunity to team-teach Indigenous leadership and Powwow fundraising and leadership courses.
In addition, Dr. Carjuzaa serves as the facilitator for Indian Education for All professional development opportunities for the MSU community. She has received funding and grants to hold 18 workshops on Indian education, ranging from topics such as the use of Indian mascots in sports to implementing culturally responsive pedagogy.
She was the recipient of the 2013 G. Pritchy Smith Multicultural Educator of the Year Award, a national award.
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