Jorge Jeria, Ph.D.
Professor, Adult and Higher Education 


Counseling, Adult and Higher Education (CAHE)

Research Interests:

Professor Jeria's research interest and publications are on popular education, non-formal education, Paulo Freire's educational concepts, social movements and policy making as it relates to adult higher education. He works a great deal with North American, Chilean, Brazilian, Mexican and other adult educators in a number of related projects.

His international work reaches a number of activities from his participation with the Council for Adult Education in Latin America (CEAAL), the International Council of Adult Education (ICAE) , the Paulo Freire Center at the University of Pernambuco in Recife, UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (formerly UNESCO Institute of Education) in Hamburg, Germany, UNESCO/OREALC in Santiago, Chile and the Intituto Nacional para la Educación de los Adultos, INEA, México.


Ph.D., Iowa State University

Jorge Jeria


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