Wendy Warren
Wendy Warren
Director - Forestry Outreach Center
Wendy Warren
Office Location
Forestry Outreach Center, 114
Office Hours
  • Phone: 859-756-6058

Warren is director of the Forestry Outreach Center at Berea College and has been an interdisciplinary educator for over thirty years, working with kindergartners through graduate students. As a writer and educator for social and environmental justice, Wendy's work has been published in journals including Phi Delta Kappan and anthologies including Becoming a Holocaust Educator and What Does it Mean to be White in America? Her book, An Illusion of Equity: The Legacy of Eugenics in Today's Education, released in 2023. Wendy notes the importance of a creative approach to education that creates conditions through which students might learn and practice empathy. Her dual focus on human diversity and biodiversity is a continual reminder that the world operates as an interconnected whole.

  • Doctorate in Educational Leadership
  • Masters of Integrated Arts and Education
  • Bachelors of Interdisciplinary Studies
Publications & Works
  • An Illusion of Equity: The Legacy of Eugenics in Today's Education by Wendy Zagray Warren.
    Call Number: 9780813197661
    Publication date: July 12, 2023

    Becoming a Holocaust Educator by Jennifer Lemberg (Editor); Alexander Pope (Editor); Tanya Baker (Foreword by); Sondra Perl (Afterword by)
    Call Number: 9780807764367
    Publication Date: 2021
    "Teaching for Humanity" by W.Z. Warren

    What Does It Mean to Be White in America? : Breaking the White Code of Silence, a Collection of personal Narratives by Gabrielle David (Editor); Sean Frederick Forbes (Editor); Debby Irving (Introduction by); Tara Betts (Afterword by)
    Call Number: 305.8009 W5545 2016 (Location: BC Scholarship)
    Publication Date: 2016
    “Choosing to See: What’s A White Girl Like Me Doing in a Reflective Place Like This?” by Wendy Warren

    The Poverty and Education Reader by Paul C. Gorski (Editor); Julie Landsman (Editor)
    Call Number: 9781579228590
    Publication Date: 2013
    "Becoming Upstanders: Humanizing Faces of Poverty Using Literature in a Middle School Classroom" by Wendy Warren

    Selected articles:
    Keepers of the Flame—A Conversation with Wendell Berry”
    Warren, Wendy. Draft Horse Journal 56, no. 1 (Spring 2019).

    “Lessons for the Teacher: Gaining Perspective"
    Warren, Wendy. Voices from the Middle, 24, (2017).

    “Team Work: Berea College Looks Back and Sees the Future”
    Warren, Wendy. Draft Horse Journal Autumn 2016.

    “Indian Education for All: One Teacher’s Story: Creating A New Future Or Living Up To Our Own History?”
    Warren, Wendy. Phi Delta Kappan 88, No. 3 (2006): 198-203.