James Jordan, Ph.D. (“Dr. J”) is from the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and has been with IAIA for 2+ years. He was the former Director of Counseling Services at IAIA (May, 2011), and presently is an Adjunct Faculty teaching Introduction to Psychology through the Distance Education Program.
His background as a psychologist includes over 25 years as a psychotherapist, and in academics he has specialized in multi-cultural psychology, especially with Native American issues (Indigenous Psychology) and Traditional Chinese Medicine. Dr. Jordan first began teaching college in 1989, and has taught at Metro State College (Denver); Naropa University (Boulder); University of Denver-University College; University of Maryland-University College-Asia (Japan); Northwestern Polytechnical University (Xi’an, Peoples Republic of China); and the former College of Santa Fe. He has several publications you can download (See below Bibliography).