Director of Communications and Research
… has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Southern Methodist University, a master’s in environmental science with concentrations in environmental education and public policy from Miami’s Institute of Environmental Sciences, and post-master’s work in pursuit of a Ph.D. in educational leadership from Miami University. Through her role with Project Dragonfly at Miami, she instructs international and web-based graduate courses and serves as a graduate advisor. When Dragonfly began more than 20 years ago, Jamie served as an editor for Dragonfly children’s magazine. She has since worked on a number of Dragonfly initiatives to implement inquiry-driven reform in formal and informal learning environments. Prior to her work at Dragonfly, Jamie wrote hundreds of articles as a newspaper reporter and magazine writer. Her interests lie in helping educators and other professionals explore ways to use inquiry to improve human and ecological communities. Jamie has taught in and explored many countries throughout the world, but she particularly enjoys rediscovering her backyard with her husband and two sons.