Wagner, J.R., Bixler, R.D., Carraway, E.R., Moysey, S.M., Murdoch, L.R., Schlautman, M.R., and Warner, R.D., "Institutionalizing Undergraduate research for Geology Majors Through Creative Inquiry Experiences," Journal of College Science Teaching, 39 , 30-37 (2010).
Wagner, J.R., "Piedmont Plateau," chapter in Abramson, R. and Haskell, J. (eds.) Encyclopedia of Appalachia , (2006), University of Tennessee Press, Knoxville, TN.
Wagner, J.R., Kings Mountain National Military Park Resource and Activity Guide for Teachers – Second Edition, (2006), Clemson University, Clemson, SC.
Horton, R.M., Hedetniemi, T., Wiegert, E., and Wagner, J.R., "Integrating Curricula: The South Carolina Studies Model," Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, 11, 408-415 (2006).
Wagner, J.R., and Astwood, P.M., "SE MAPS: Using Maps and Remotely Sensed Images to Meet Standards," in GeoSciEd IV Conference Proceedings: Earth Science for the Global Community. GeoSciEd IV Organizing Committee, Calgary, Alberta, Canada (August 2003).
Luedeman, J.K., Leonard, W.H., Horton, R.M., and Wagner, J.R., "Graduate Students as Middle School Content Experts," Journal of College Science Teaching, 32, 302-7304 (2003).
Marrell, B. and Wagner, J.R., "Mountains Near the Sea!," South Carolina Wildlife , 49, 30-35 (2002).
Wagner, J.R. and Caldwell, E.R., "Service Learning for Future Elementary Teachers", in Madden, S.J., (Ed), Service Learning Across the Curriculum: Case Applications in Higher Education, (2000), University Press of America, Inc., Lanham, Maryland.
Cain, P.W., Wagner, J.R., and Berry, C., South Carolina Maps and Aerial Photographic Systems , 4th edition (2000), South Carolina Department of Education, Columbia, S.C.
Wagner, J.R., "Sneaking Mathematical Concepts Through the Back Door of the Introductory Geology Classroom," Mathematical Geology, 31, 217-229 (2000).
Community Service Faculty Award, Visions for Youth Program (W.K.Kellogg Foundation) (1993)
Annual Award, Environmental Education Association of South Carolina (1994)
Education Conservationist Award, South Carolina Wildlife Federation (1995)
National Association of Geoscience Teachers, elected President (1997-98)