Robert F. George, PhD

Full Professor, School of Education

Robert George, PhD

Areas of Expertise:

  • Critical Race Theory
  • Health Education
  • Sociocultural Studies​

Education:

  • ​Ph.D. Educational Thought and Sociocultural Studies
  • University of New Mexico
  • Albuquerque, New Mexico

Dissertation:

  • ​THE SOCIOPOLITICAL PSYCHOLOGY OF STUDENTS ENGAGED IN A CRITICAL HEALTH CARE COURSE: THE ROLE OF THE POLITICS OF FEELING AND EMOTIONAL ENERGY

Research Areas of Interest:

  • ​Emotional energy

Certifications and /or licenses:

  • ​Lifetime Professional Certification in Guidance Counseling in the State of Texas #438-68-73-66
  • Lifetime Teacher Certification for Secondary Education in the State of Texas #438-68-73-66

Selected Publications:

  • ​George, R. (2011). Critical pedagogy and social justice: The role of emotion and emotional energy. In C. Rossato (Ed.), Teaching for global community: Overcoming the “Divide and Conquer” strategies of the oppressor (Vol. 1). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
  • George, R. (2007). The sociopolitical psychology of students engaged in a critical health care course: The role of the politics of feeling and emotional energy. Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico.
  • George, R. (2006). The race card: An interactive tool for teaching multiculturalism. Multicultural Perspectives, 8(3), 51-55.

Selected Professional Experience:

  • ​Public school teacher 7-12, Adult Education
  • Faculty, University of New Mexico, School of Medicine, Allied Health
  • Program Director, Nuclear Medicine Technology, Founding Dean, Wheeling Jesuit University Health Sciences
  • Member, National Association of Multicultural Education