Associate Professor
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  • B.S.W. Social Work, Indiana University-Bloomington
  • M.S.W. Social Work, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Ph.D. in Education and Human Resource Studies. Concentration: Research Methods. Colorado State University

Dr. Noorie Brantmeier is an Associate Professor in the Learning, Technology and Leadership Education Department in the College of Education and directs the graduate program in Adult Education/Human Resource Development. Noorie received her bachelor’s degree from Indiana University, her master’s in social work with specializations in social and economic development(SED) and social work with American Indians from Washington University in St. Louis, and her Ph.D from Colorado State University with a research methods specialization. During her Ph.D program she co-founded Seven Sisters Community Development Group, LLC, a organization that provides technical assistance, curriculum development, and training to national Native American intermediaries, community-based nonprofits, and tribal governments in the areas of program evaluation, research, and organizational capacity building using a strengths-based, culturally responsive approach. Noorie has taught courses in research methods, Native American and Indigenous Studies/Ethnic Studies, and social work. At JMU she teaches graduate research methods courses, diversity and ethics, and an undergraduate senior capstone in human resource development. Her scholarship interests include measuring attitudinal change in diversity courses, mixed research methods in the scholarship of teaching and learning, community development with Native American communities, and using technology in research methods.

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