Dr. Kevin Jones on the History and Significance of Juneteenth
IUPUC Associate Professor of Management, Dr. Kevin Jones takes time to discuss the history of Juneteenth and the significance it has in our country.
About Dr. Jones
Over the course of a 30-year college teaching career with multiple colleges, I have continually sought ways to advance teaching practices for optimum student learning. I have taught a range of students including graduate, four-year, and community college students. With an undergraduate degree in Elementary Education, a master’s degree in Organizational Communication, and a doctorate in Adult Continuing Education, I have applied my education and career experience to help prepare hundreds of students for scholarship and careers.
I currently serve as an Associate Professor of Management in the Division of Business at Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus. Named as the outstanding faculty in Division of Business in 2015, 2017, and 2018, I pride myself on delivering a memorable learning experience for students. As a member of the Indiana University Learning Technology Steering Committee, I participate in providing faculty perspectives on innovative teaching technologies at IU. Named as an IU Mosaic Fellow in 2017, I work to support campus-wide initiatives to create learning spaces and teaching pedagogies that engage students in active learning. Among my scholarly work, I have published two SOTL teaching articles focused on effective teaching practices and have presented at multiple conferences on teaching and learning.