Jioanna Carjuzaa

Associate Professor, Multicultural Education, Curriculum & Instruction
Executive Director of the Center for Bilingual and Multicultural Education

Jioanna Carjuzaa

Contact Information

417 Reid Hall
Montana State University
Bozeman, MT 59717-2880

Additional Information

Dr. Jioanna Carjuzaa is an Associate Professor who holds a Ph.D. in Multicultural, Social and Bilingual Foundations of Education from the University of Colorado-Boulder.  At Montana State University she teaches multiple sections of Multicultural Education in addition to offering graduate courses in Social Justice in Education, American Indian Studies for Teachers, Teaching EFL/ESL: Second Language Acquisition Theories, Language Teaching Methodologies, Indigenous Research Methodologies, and Culturally Responsive Pedagogy in Practice.  Jioanna is grateful to serve as the co-advisor to American Indian Council and has had the very enjoyable opportunity to team-teach Indigenous Leadership and Powwow Fundraising and Leadership courses.  In addition, Jioanna serves as the facilitator for Indian Education for All professional development opportunities for the MSU community. She was the recipient of the 2013 G. Pritchy Smith Multicultural Educator of the Year Award.


  • EDU 211D Multicultural Education
  • EDU 411 ELS: Teaching Culturally and Linguistically Diverse K-12 Students
  • EDLD 543 Social Justice in Education
  • EDLD 580 Indigenous Research Methods
  • EDLD 643 Leading for Social Justice
  • NASX 470 Indigenous Leadership
  • NASX 492 Powwow Fundraising and Leadership
  • NASX 554 Indian Education for All: Culturally Responsive Pedagogy in Practice
  • EDCI 580 Middle/Secondary Level Teaching and EFL Methodologies
  • EDCI 588 Teaching EFL/ESL to Adolescents: Second Language Acquisition Theory and Language Teaching Methodologies

Research and Scholarship

  • Multicultural Foundations of Education
  • Culturally Responsive Pedagogy
  • Teaching Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students
  • Linguistic Diversity
  • Indian Education for All