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Jolan Bishop

Contributing Faculty

Degree Program Academic Skills Center

Jolan Warren Bishop is a Contributing Faculty Member in the Walden Center for Academic Excellence, where she teaches graduate composition courses. She is also an online learning coordinator and high school at-risk teacher, working on credit recovery and remediation with students who are not on track to graduate with their classes. Her research interests include at-risk educational settings and online learning. She has also presented on First Amendment issues in student journalism.
Jolan earned her Master of Arts in English from Youngstown State University (2004). She also holds a Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies with concentrations in political science, history, and writing (Western New Mexico University, 2017); a Master of Education in Educational Administration (Grand Canyon University, 2017); a Master of Arts in Teaching, with a graduate certificate in Literacy and Language Teaching (Kaplan University, 2012/2013); and a Bachelor of Science in Political Science (Lake Superior State University, 2002).

Courses Taught

CAEX 6050/6051 - Graduate Writing I: Basic Composition Skills

CAEX 6060/6061 - Graduate Writing II: Intermediate Composition Skills


MEd, Grand Canyon University

MA, Western New Mexico University - Silver City, NM United States

MA, Youngstown State University

MA, Kaplan University

Graduate Certificate, Kaplan University

BS, Lake Superior State University

Public Service

Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois, Volunteer - Burlington, IA

Burlington Area YMCA, Volunteer - Burlington, IA United States

Awards / Honors

Vice President, Iowa High School Press Association, 2015


Bishop, J. K. (2016). Student Voices for Change.