Jay Roberts is an Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs. When he teaches, he contributes courses to the Environmental Studies program here at Earlham. He has also led several off-campus study programs including Southwest Field Studies (2003), New Zealand (2008; 2011), as well as several different May terms. He is a Teagle Pedagogy Fellow with the Great Lakes College Association and currently serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Experiential Education.

His research interests include the theory and practice of experiential education, place-based education, and education for sustainability. His recent publications include Experiential Education in the College Context: What it is, how it works, and why it matters (2015), Routeledge Press, Learning By Doing: Theoretical Currents in Experiential Education (2011), Routeledge Press, and a chapter in the 2013 book Teaching Sustainability in the Humanities and Social Sciences published by Texas A&M Press.

Jay’s scholarship is featured at his blog —