Jay Rojewski, Ph.D.

Bio. Dr. Jay Rojewski is a professor in the Workforce Education Program at the University of Georgia, where he teaches graduate courses in career development and decision-making, workforce preparation in the 21st century, and research design-methods-analysis. He received his Ph.D. in 1990 from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Dr. Rojewski’s primary research focus examines the career behavior of children and adolescents, and preparation for the transition from school to work and adult life.

Dr. Rojewski has (co-)authored or (co-)edited 4 books, 18 book chapters, 15 monographs, over 100 referred articles, and numerous technical reports. He has mentored 41 doctoral students who have successfully defended their dissertation and served on numerous other doctoral committees as a member. Dr. Rojewski is a past president of the Association of Career and Technical Education Research. He currently serves on the Editorial Board of two scholarly journals, Effective Assessment for Instruction and International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, and also provides reviews for a dozen other journals. He is a past editor of Career and Technical Education Research and Journal for Vocational Special Needs Education.

His current work is focused on two connected areas of study; (a) structuring career preparation programs that anticipate the changes technology is exerting on the fundamental nature of work and life, and (b) finding ways to enhance personal agency and support the career navigation of professionals with limited career expansion or promotion opportunities.


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