Jul 21, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalogue 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalogue

Additional College Information


 

College Personnel

President: Jonathan Brand*

Executive Assistant to the President/Secretary to the Board of Trustees: RuthAnn Scheer

Special Assistant to the President: John Harp

Vice President for Enrollment Management: Wendy Beckemeyer

Vice President, Chief Operating and Chief Financial Officer: Kelly Flege

Provost, Vice President for Academic & Student Affairs: Ilene Crawford*

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs: Kathryn Kauper*

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs: Craig Teague*

Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs: Anissa Wolfe

Registrar: Megan Hicks

Associate Registrar: Anna Butz

Director of the Russell D. Cole Library & College Librarian: Gregory Cotton*

Director of the Center for Teaching & Learning: Jennifer Rouse*

Consulting Librarian for the Social Sciences: Meghan Yamanishi*

Consulting Librarian for the Natural Sciences and Technology: Amy Gullen*

*Also members of the Faculty

Members of the Faculty

 

Adam Abraham (2022)

Visiting Assistant Professor of English. Ph.D., Oxford University.

 

Megan Altman (2019)

Associate Professor of Philosophy. Ph.D., University of South Florida

 

Tori Barnes-Brus (2007)

Professor of Sociology. Ph.D., University of Kansas at Lawrence.

 

Devan Baty (2007)

Professor of French. Ph.D., University of Wisconsin.

 

Kara M. Beauchamp (2001)

W.F. Johnston Professor of Physics and Engineering. Ph.D., University of Minnesota.

 

Susannah Biondo-Gemmell (2010)

Professor of Art. M.F.A, New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University.

 

Kerry Bostwick (1998)

T. Herbert and Clara B. Kelley Professor of Education. Ph.D., The Union Institute.

 

Jonathan Brand (2011)

President of the College, Lecturer of Politics. J.D., Cornell Law School.

 

Jose Candelaria Soberal (2023)

Associate Professor of Mathematics. Ph.D., The University of Iowa.

 

Ann Cannon (1993)

Watson M. Davis Professor of Mathematics and Statistics. Ph.D., Iowa State University.

 

Ulrike Carlson (2023)

Lecturer in the Department of Classical and Modern Languages. Ph.D., The University of Iowa.

 

Tyler Carrington (2015)

Associate Professor of German Studies & History. Ph.D., University of Illinois.

 

Huan Cai (2022)

Associate Professor of Finance. Ph.D., University of Utah.

 

Ajit Chavan (2019)

Assistant Professor of Computer Science. Ph.D., Auburn University.

 

Ilene Crawford (2020) 

Provost, Vice President for Academic & Student Affairs, Professor of English. Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

 

Gregory Cotton (1988)

Director of the Russell D. Cole Library and College Librarian with the rank of Professor. M.A.L.S., University of Iowa.

 

Erin Calhoun Davis (2005)

Professor of Sociology. Ph.D., University of Virginia.

 

Rhawn Denniston (2000)

William Harmon Norton Professor of Geology. Ph.D., University of Iowa.

 

William Dragon (1987)

Professor of Psychology. Ph.D., Bowling Green State University.

 

Jonathon Dreeze (2020)

Assistant Professor of History. Ph.D., The Ohio State University.

 

Rebecca Entel (2007)

Professor of English. Ph.D., University of Wisconsin at Madison.

 

A’amer Farooqi (1987)

Professor of Economics and Business. Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh.

 

Glenn Freeman (2004)

Professor of English. Ph.D., University of Florida.

 

James H. Freeman (1985)

Professor of Mathematics; Webmaster Emeritus. Ph.D., University of Notre Dame.

 

Alice Ganzel (1999)

Professor of Psychology. Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

 

Tyler George (2020)

Assistant Professor of Statistics. Ph.D., Central Michigan University.

 

Sophia Gillett (2022)

Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology. Ph.D., University of Iowa.

 

Megan Goldberg (2019)

Assistant Professor of American Politics. Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

 

James Goodenberger (2023)

Assistant Professor of Economics. Ph.D., The Ohio State University.

 

Nicole Green (2023)

Assistant Professor of Biology. Ph.D., Kansas State University.

 

Danielle Grimes (2022)

Associate Professor of Engineering. Ph.D., Mississippi State University.

 

John C. Gruber-Miller (1987)

Professor of Classics and Edwin R. and Mary E. Mason Professor of Languages. Ph.D., The Ohio State University.

 

Amy Gullen (2014)

Consulting Librarian for the Natural Sciences and Technology with the rank of Assistant Professor. M.S. in Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

 

Christopher Hagan (2019)

Assistant Professor of Psychology. Ph.D., Florida State University.

 

Justus Hallam (2016)

Assistant Professor of Kinesiology. Ph.D., Iowa State University

 

Leslie Hankins (1992)

Professor of English. Ph.D., University of North Carolina.

 

Jill A. Heinrich (2003)

Professor of Education. Ph.D., The University of Iowa.

 

Santhi Hejeebu (2004)

Professor of Economics and Business. Ph.D., The University of Iowa.

 

Michelle Herder (2009)

Professor of History. Ph.D., Yale University.

 

Chris Hoklotubbe (2017)

Assistant Professor of Religion. Th.D., Harvard University.

 

Lynne Ikach (1992)

Professor of Russian. Ph.D., University of Illinois.

 

Lauren Jepsen (2021)

Visiting Assistant Professor in Computer Science. Ph.D., University of Michigan.

 

Christina Johnson (2016)

Associate Professor of Kinesiology. Ph.D., The University of Iowa.

 

Noah Johnson (2023)

Visiting Assistant Professor in Anthropology. Ph.D., The University of Iowa.

 

Niloofar Kamran (2017)

Associate Professor of Engineering. Ph.D., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

 

Sung Mo Kang (2022)

Assistant Professor of Business. M.A., Purdue University.

 

Lewis Kanyiba (2020)

Associate Professor of Kinesiology. Ph.D., Springfield College.

 

Kate Kauper (2010)

Associate Dean of the College, Professor of Education. Ph.D., The University of Iowa.

 

Melanie King (2020)

Assistant Professor of Mathematics. Ph.D., University of Iowa.

 

Todd Knoop (1998)

David Joyce Professor of Economics and Business. Ph.D., Purdue University.

 

Charles Liberko (1997)

Sherman and Vera Schaffer Professor of Chemistry. Ph.D., University of Minnesota.

 

M. Philip Lucas (1984)

Edgar Truman Brackett. Jr. Professor of History. Ph.D., Cornell University.

 

Frannie Malone (2020)

Visiting Assistant Professor of Kinesiology. M.S., The Ohio State University.

 

James L. Martin (1981)

L.L. Hamline Professor of Liberal Arts. Professor of Music. D.Mus., Northwestern University.

 

Alex McKenzie (2020)

Assistant Professor of Art. M.F.A., University of Tennessee at Knoxville.

 

Kristin Meyer (2012)

Associate Professor of Kinesiology. D.P.T., University of Minnesota.

 

Genevieve Migely (2006)

Professor of Philosophy. Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University.

 

Michael Mosier (2014)

Associate Professor of Spanish. Ph.D., Indiana University.

 

Christopher Nakielski (2020)

Assistant Professor of Music. Ph.D., University of Iowa.

 

Steven Neese (2016)

Assistant Professor of Psychology. Ph.D. Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.

 

Joshua Neuenschwander (2021)

Assistant Professor of Music. D.Mus., University of Iowa.

 

Corrine Neville (2023)

Clinical Assistant Professor of Elementary Education. M.Ed., National Louis University.

 

Juana New Gavidia (2023)

Assistant Professor of Spanish. Ph.D., The University of Iowa.

 

Collin O’Leary (2023)

Assistant Professor of Biology and Chemistry. Ph.D., Iowa State University.

 

Scott Olinger (2000)

Professor of Theatre. M.F.A., Penn State University.

 

Mary B. Olson (1990)

Professor of Sociology. Ph.D., University of Wisconsin.

 

Joshua Otten (2023)

Assistant Professor of Biology. Ph.D., University of Toledo.

 

Christina Morris Penn-Goetsch (1999)

Professor of Art History. Ph.D., The University of Iowa.

 

Caroline Price (2016)

Assistant Professor of Theatre. M.F.A., Wayne State University. 

 

Jennifer Rouse (2007)

Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning and Consulting Librarian for the Humanities, Education, and Performing Arts with the rank of Associate Professor. M.F.A.; American University, M.L.S., The University of Iowa.

 

Steven D. Sacks (2006)

Professor of Religion. Ph.D., University of Chicago Divinity School.

 

Katie Sagal (2020)

Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing. Ph.D., Tufts University.

 

Alyssa Selmer (2016)

Assistant Professor of Spanish. Ph.D., University of Minnesota.

 

Jai Shanata (2014)

Associate Professor of Chemistry. Ph.D., California Institute of Technology.

 

Derin Sherman (2000)

Professor of Physics. Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

 

Kirilka S. Stavreva (2001)

Professor of English. Ph.D., The University of Iowa.

 

Catherine Stewart (1999)

Professor of History. Ph.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook.

 

Jama L. Stilwell (2001)

Professor of Music. Ph.D., The University of Iowa.

 

Cynthia Strong (1989)

William Deskin Professor of Chemistry. Ph.D., California Institute of Technology.

 

Leon Tabak (1989)

Professor of Computer Science. Ph.D., Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

 

Anna Tansik (2022)

Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology. Ph.D., University of Georgia, Athens.

 

Craig M. Teague (2003)

Associate Dean of the College, Professor of Chemistry. Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

 

Aparna Thomas (2004)

Professor of Politics and Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies. Ph.D., Western Michigan University.

 

Catherine Volle (2019)

Associate Professor of Biochemistry. Ph.D., Brown University.

 

Emily Walsh (2005)

Professor of Geology. Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara.

 

Andrew Walters (2023)

Assistant Professor of Geology. Ph.D., Univeristy of Wisconsin-Madison.

 

James White (1987)

Professor of Philosophy. Ph.D., University of Virginia.

 

Rebecca Wines (2010)

Professor of French. Ph.D., University of Michigan.

 

Isaac Winkler (2015)

Visiting Assistant Professor. Ph.D., University of Maryland.

 

David Yamanishi (2007)

Professor of Politics. Ph.D., University of California at Los Angeles.

 

Meghan Yamanishi (2013)

Consulting Librarian for Social Sciences with the rank of Assistant Professor. J.D., University of California, Los Angeles School of Law.

 

Bing Yuan (2023)

Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry. Ph.D., University of Arizona.

 

Emeriti Faculty

Craig Allin (1972-2017) Professor of Politics Emeritus
Sue Astley (1982-2018) Professor of Psychology Emerita
Addison Ault (1962-2012) Professor of Chemistry Emeritus
Stephen Bean (2001-2020) Professor of Mathematics Emeritus
Christopher Dean Carlson (1980-2007) Professor of Sociology Emeritus
Jeffrey Cardon (1982-2019) Professor of Biology and Chemistry Emeritus
Martha Condon (1996-2022) Professor of Biology Emerita
Barbara Christie-Pope (1991-2023) Professor of Biology Emerita
Charles R. Connell (1968-2012) Edwin R. and Mary E. Mason Professor of Languages and Professor of German Emeritus
Diane Crowder (1977-2012) Professor of French and Women’s Studies Emerita
Tony deLaubenfels (1983-2020) Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics
Steven Nelson DeVries (1982-2018) Professor of Kinesiology Emeritus
R. Joseph Dieker (2010-2020) Dean of the College Emeritus
Carolyn Zerbe Enns (1987-2018) Professor of Psychology Emerita
Sally Farrington-Clute (1973-2014) Professor of Spanish Emerita
Leslie H. Garner, Jr. (1994-2010) President of the College Emeritus
Paul L. Garvin (1969-2005) Professor of Geology Emeritus
Robert D. Givens (1969-2019) Professor of History Emeritus
Harlan D. Graber (1962-2000) William F. Johnson Professor of Physics Emeritus
Paul Gray (1969-2019) Professor of Philosophy Emeritus
Douglas Hanson (1971-2012) Professor of Art Emeritus
Lisa Hearne (1992-2020) Professor of Music Emerita
Martin Hearne (1992-2020) Professor of Music Emeritus
Edward T. Hill (1969-2000) Watson M. Davis Professor of Mathematics Emeritus
Richard L. Jacob (1968-2001) Professor of Physics and Computer Science Emeritus
Truman H. Jordan (1966-2002) Professor of Chemistry Emeritus
Carol Lacy-Salazar (1984-2015) Professor of Spanish Emerita
Lyle R. Lichty (1989-2017) Professor of Physics and Engineering Emeritus
High Lifson (1963-1999) Professor of Art Emeritus
David W. Loebsack (1982-2006) Professor of Politics Emeritus
S. Gayle Luck (1988-2013) Professor of Education Emerita
Richard A. Martin (1970-2006) Professor of English Emeritus
Joseph Molleur (2001-2016) Professor of Religion Emeritus
Alfrieta Monagan (2000-2015) Professor of Anthropology Emerita
Dennis Damon Moore (1987-2005) Dean of the College Emeritus
Michelle Mouton (2000-2023) Professor of English Emerita
Marcela Ochoa-Shivapour (1999-2019) Professor of Spanish Emerita
Richard Peterson (1970-2007) Professor of Sociology Emeritus
Anthony Plaut (1988-2022) Professor of Art Emeritus
Thomas Shaw (1982-1999) College Librarian with the rank of Professor Emeritus
Robert W. Sutherland, Jr. (1968-2017) Professor of Politics Emeritus
Craig Tepper (1989-2023) Professor of Biology Emeritus
Gordon A. Urquhart (1984-2004) Professor of Economics and Business Emeritus
Ellen Whale (1978-2018) Professor of Kinesiology Emerita
Charlotte A. Vaughan (1972-1990) Professor of Sociology Emerita