My scholarship is centered on the intersections between education, culture, and environment. I write on experiential education, place, sustainability, and educational innovation.
2020 Under Contract. Risky Learning: Teaching Through Uncertainty to Maximize Student Success. Routledge Press
2004 “Future Trends in Experiential Education: The Brain Compatible Approach.” Educational Psychology: Annual Editions.
SELECTED JOURNAL ARTICLES
2018 “From the Editor: The Possibilities and Limitations of Experiential Learning Research in Higher Education.” Journal of Experiential Education, 41(1), 3–7.
2018 “Re-Placing Outdoor Education: Diversity, Inclusion, and the Micro-adventures of the Everyday.” Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership, 10(1), 20-32.
2013 “Experiencing Sustainability: Thinking Deeper About Experiential Education in Higher Education.” Journal of Sustainability Education, May 2013.
2008 Roberts, J. and Kathleeen Knight-Abowitz. “The Fallacies of Flatness: A Review of Thomas Friedman’s The World is Flat.” Journal of the Philosophy of Education, 41(3), 471-481.
2005 “Disney, Dewey, and the Death of Experience in Education.” Journal of Education and Culture, 21(2), 12-30.
2002 “Beyond Learning By Doing: The Brain Compatible Approach.” Journal of Experiential Education. 25(2), 281-286.
OTHER SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
2009 Working the Faith: Friends, Higher Education, and the Question of Environmental Sustainability.” Quaker Higher Education Quarterly, Spring 2009
1999 Roberts, Jay. “On Learning Experimentally.” Friends Association for Higher Education Newsletter, Vol. XIX, No. 2.