juliet wiersema, ph.d.

writer researcher teacher adventurer maker

researcher, writer

My research and writing are anchored in Peru and Colombia and cover the pre-Hispanic as well as the early modern period


For over ten years, I have developed curriculum, mentored students, and promoted experiential learning


Post-college travels with a backpack through Europe and the Middle East ignited my curiosity about other places, latitudes, islands, and continents


A course on fused glass led to a cottage industry of glass jewelry and has since moved in new directions