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Dr. Dian Jordan-Werhane

Senior Lecturer

"Prioritize your class work to get the most from the opportunity to learn."


Degrees Held:

  • Ph.D. in Sociology — Texas Woman's University

Career Highlights:

Temporarily assigned as visiting curator to the Museum of the Red River.

In which online degree program do you teach?

Bachelor of Arts in Sociology

Which classes do you teach online?

Political Sociology; Sociology of Work; Music in Society; Health & Illness; Family Dysfunction and Substance Abuse; and Introduction to Sociology.

What do you want your students to learn in your classes?

I hope students learn how to conduct independent research.

Why did you start teaching?

Bridging work and teaching makes for more interesting classes. I bring years of Fortune 500 experience.

What's the best advice that you could give your students?

Prioritize your class work to get the most from the opportunity to learn.

Tell us something interesting about yourself that your students might not know about you.

I am a former skydiver and four-time marathon finisher.

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