J. W. Wiley


J. W. Wiley currently has a joint appointment as the Director for the Center for Diversity at State University of New York - Plattsburgh and a lecturer in Philosophy and Interdisciplinary Studies. Previously Dr. Wiley served as Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs, founder/director of the Claremont Graduate University (CGU) Diversity Office, Director of the CGU Ronald E. McNair Post-baccalaureate Scholars Program; founder/director of the CGU Minority Mentor Program; CGU’s Special Assistant for Diversity; and Director of Recruitment. In 1996 Dr. Wiley was co-author/co-coordinator of the 8th Annual National Black Graduate Student Conference hosted by Claremont Graduate University. Dr. Wiley lectures/keynotes and presents to a colleges/universities and business clientele through his company, Xamining Diversity. His clients include Pfizer Pharmaceuticals; University of California San Francisco Medical Center; Wyeth Pharmaceuticals; Princeton’s Jr. Scholars Institute; Norwich University in Vermont; New York State Nursing Association; PACE University of New York City; Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital; Various school districts, Homeland Security; Bombardier Corp; and Plattsburgh New York Mayor’s Office/City Council, and Police Department. Dr. Wiley has a diversity & social justice blog titled: Wiley Wandering. He consulted, co-wrote and co-directed a documentary titled: “Dissed-Respect: The Impact of Bullying.” In December 2009 Dr. Wiley received the inaugural John Brown Coming Home Award for “raising consciousness and promoting civility in the North Country of New York.” In 2011 he was chosen by NY State Archives Trust to address the impact of the “I Have a Dream” speech for the “Power of Words” series/show on NPR.

Author's Books

The Nigger in You

Challenging Dysfunctional Language, Engaging Leadership Moments


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