Jessamay Pesek

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Assistant Professor

Office/Department: Professional Education, Department of

Location: Bensen Hall



Jessamay Pesek holds a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction and a Master’s in Comparative and International Development Education from the University of Minnesota.

Jessamay has worked as an instructor, student teacher supervisor, education program evaluator, and international student program coordinator and instructor. She is a licensed secondary social studies teacher who has taught in a public school in Budapest, Hungary and in several schools within the Twin Cities.

Her research interests include civic education, multicultural education, political socialization, and learning technologies.

Jessamay is originally from Central Minnesota and enjoys traveling, being outdoors, and cooking new recipes.