Adjunct Instructor

Ed.D., B.S., Illinois State University; M.A., Bradley University

Benjamin R. Wellenreiter holds a Doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction, Teacher Education from Illinois State University and a Master of Arts in School Counseling from Bradley University. He is currently a member of the faculty of Morton Community Unit School District #709, where he teaches social studies at Morton Junior High School.

Ben’s doctoral studies focused on adolescent social processes and structures within unstructured school settings. His scholarly interests include adolescent socialization and gender roles, social studies pedagogy, patriotism education, and preservice teacher development. Ben and his wife Tara reside in Morton.