Jan 17, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Academic Catalog

Faculty


 

In the following listings, the first date, in parentheses, indicates initial appointment to the College; the second date indicates appointment to the latest rank.

Faculty

Adams, Megan (2018).  Assistant Professor, Library 2018-.  B.A.; M.A., University of South Florida; M.A., University of Wisconsin.

Allen, Leah (2015). Assistant Professor of English/Gender Women’s Studies and Sexuality 2015-. B.A., University of Winnipeg; M.A., Simon Fraser University; Ph.D. (2014), Duke University.

Andelson, Jonathan G. (1974). Director of Center for Prairie Studies, 1999–; Rosenfield Professor of Social Science, 2006–; Professor of Anthropology, 1991–. B.A., Grinnell College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan.

Anderson, Claudia (2005).  Lecturer in Music, 2005-. 

Anderson, Lynn (2018).  B.S., University of Wisconsin, Madison; M.S., Valparaiso University.

Andrews, Stephen R. (1999). Associate Professor of English, 2006–. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Washington.

Anger, Jenny (1997). Professor of Art and Art History, 2015–. B.A., University of Southern California; M.A., Ph.D., Brown University.

Aparicio, Yvette (2000). Professor of Spanish, 2015–. B.A., Pomona College; M.A., Ph.D., University of California-Irvine.

Armstrong, Todd P. (1993). Professor of Russian, 2009–. B.A., University of Oregon; M.A., Ph.D., Ohio State University.

Arner, Timothy D. (2008). Associate Dean of the College, 2018-. Associate Professor of English, 2014–. B.A., The American University; M.A., Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University.

Arseneault, David Jr. (2018). Assitanty Professor of Physical Education, 2018-.  B.A., Grinnell College; M.S., California University of Pennsylvania.

Arseneault, David M. (1989). Associate Professor of Physical Education, 1997–. B.A., Colby College; M.Ed., Brock University (Canada). Senior Faculty Status.

Bacon, J.M. (2018).  Instructor in Sociology, 2018-.  B.A., Rhode Island College; M.S.; Ph.D., University of Oregon.

Bailey, Charvann (2017). Assistant Professor of Biology, 2017-.  B.A., Hood College; Ph.D., (2012), Meharry Medical College. 

Bakopoulos, Constantine (2011). Assistant Professor and Writer in Residence, 2017-; Senior Lecturer and Writer in Residence, 2015-207. Assistant Professor of English, 2011-2015. B.A., University of Michigan; M.F.A., University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Barlow, George (1990). Associate Professor of American Studies and English, 1995–. B.A., California State University-Hayward; M.A., M.F.A., University of Iowa. Senior Faculty Status.

Bauder, Julia (2008). Associate Librarian of the College 2014-. Data Services Librarian, Assistant Professor, Library, 2008–. B.A., Simon’s Rock College; M.L.I.S., Wayne State University.

Benjamin, Shanna G. (2008). Associate Dean 2017-.  Associate Professor of English, 2014–. B.A., Smith University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Benoist, Maria Valérie (1998). Professor of Spanish, 2017–. B.A., College of Charleston; Ph.D., Emory University.

Bentley-Condit, Vicki (1995). Professor of Anthropology, 2010–. B.A., University of Louisville; M.A., Ph.D., Emory University.

Blanchard, Jeffrey D. (2009). Associate Professor of Mathematics and Statistics, 2016–. B.A., Benedictine College; A.M., Ph.D., Washington University-St. Louis.

Bourgeois Parsons, Renee (2017).  Director of the Math Lab, 2018-.  B.A., Grinnell College; M.A., Simpson College.

Breen, Barbara J. (2014). Assistant Professor of Physics, 2014-.  B.S., Georgia Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology.

Brottem, Leif (2014). Assistant Professor of Political Science, 2013-. B.A., Carleton College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin.

Brouhle, Keith R. (2005). Associate Professor of Economics, 2011–. B.A., Grinnell College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois–Urbana-Champaign.

Brown, Jennifer Williams (2005). Associate Professor of Music, 2010–. B.A., University of Illinois; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University.

Brown, Jonathan (1995). Professor of Biology, 2008–. B.A., Carleton College; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Byrd, Vance L. (2007). Associate Professor of German, 2015–. B.A., University of Georgia; M.A., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.

Campbell, David G. (1990). Henry R. Luce Professor of Nations and the Global Environment; Professor of Biology, 1990–. B.A., Kalamazoo College; M.S., University of Michigan; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University.

Caradec, Gwenola (2012). Assistant Professor of French, 2012–. M.A., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

Case, William B. (1980). Professor of Physics, 1992–. B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Syracuse University. Senior Faculty Status.

Cha, Jee-Weon (2009). Associate Professor of Music, 2015–. B.M., Seoul National University (Korea); M.A., University of Washington; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.

Chamberland, Marc (1997). Myra Steele Professor of Mathematics, 2010–. Professor of Mathematics and Statistics, 2009–. B.M., M.M., Ph.D., University of Waterloo (Canada).

Chen, Jeremy (2014). Senior Lecture in Art Studio, 2017- . Assistant Professor of Art and Art History, 2014-2017.  B.A., M.F.A., University of Iowa.

Chen, Haiyun (Kevin) (2017). Instructor of Economics, 2017-.  B.A., King’s University College at University of Western Ontario; M.A., McMaster University; Ph.D., (in progress), Simon Fraser University. 

Chen, Yujing (2017).  Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, 2017-.  B.M.S., Feng China University; M.A., Yuan Kuang Institute of Buddhist Studies; M.A., National Chengchi University; Ph.D. (in progress), University of Florida. 

Chou, Catherine (2017). Assistant Professor of History, 2017-.   B.A., Princeton University; Ph.D., (2016), Stanford University.

Christensen, Charlotte R. (2014). Assistant Professor of Physics, 2014-. B.A., Carleton College, Ph.D., University of Washington.

Christel, Mark (2016). Samuel R. and Marie-Louise Rosenthal Librarian of the College, 2016 -.; B.A., University of Wisconsin; M.A., Rutgers University; M.L.I.S., (1994), University of Michigan.

Christmas, Ally (2018).  Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Art (Studio), 2018-.  B.A., University of Virgina, M.F.A., University of Georgia.

Ciota, Rebecca (2016). Assistant Professor of the Library, 2016-. B.A., Oberlin College; M.S.., (2016), University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

Cohn, Edward D. (2007). Associate Professor of History, 2015–. B.A., Swarthmore College; Ph.D., University of Chicago.

Crombez, Joel (2018). Instructor in Sociology, 2018-.  B.A., University of Colorado; M.A.; Ph.D., University of Tennessee.

Cummins, Monessa (1985). Associate Professor of Classics, 2010–. B.A., Wichita State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Cincinnati.

Cummins, W. Joseph (1984). Associate Professor of Classics and Philosophy, 1990–. B.A., Xavier University; M.A., Ph.D., Emory University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Cincinnati.

Cunningham, Charles E. (1993). Professor of Physics, 2006–. B.S., Harvey Mudd College; M.S., Ph.D., Stanford University.

Curtsinger, Charlie (2015). Assistant Professor of Computer Science, 2015-. B.S., University of Minnesota; M.S., Ph.D.,  University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Dawkins, Ryan (2017).  Assistant Professor of Political Science, 2017-.  B.A., Colorado State University; M.A., The Ohio State University; M.A.; Ph.D. (in progress), University of Colorado. 

Delmenico, Lesley (2000). Associate Professor of Theatre and Dance, 2006–. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Northwestern University.

DeRidder, Benjamin (2007). Associate Professor of Biology, 2014–. B.S., Calvin College; Ph.D., Purdue University.

Dixon, Dustin (2017).  Assistant Professor of Classics, 2017-.  B.A., Northwestern University; M.A.; Ph.D., (2015), Boston University.

Dobe, Jennifer (2012). Assistant Professor of Philosophy, 208-. Senior Lecturer in Philosophy; 2012 -2018.  B.A., University of New Hampshire; M.A., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.

Dobe, Timothy S. (2005). Associate Professor of Religious Studies, 2012–. B.A., University of New Hampshire; M.Div., Princeton Theological Seminary; Th.D., Harvard Divinity School.

Dougherty, Michael (2018). Instructor in Mathematics & Statistics, 2018-.  B.A., Grinnell College; M.A.; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara.

Driscoll, Barry (2015). Assistant Professor of Political Science, 2015-. B.A., National University of Ireland Galway; MSc., London School of Economics; Ph.D.,  University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Eckhart, Vince (1996). Waldo S. Walker Chair in Biology, 2015- ; Professor of Biology, 2012–. B.A., Pomona College; Ph.D., University of Utah.

Elfenbein, Caleb (2010).Director of the Center for the Humanities, 2016-.  Associate Professor of History and Religious Studies  2016-. (EKI: Middle Eastern Studies and Islamic Religious Traditions), 2010–. B.A. Vassar College; M.T.S., Harvard University Divinity School; Ph.D., University of California-Santa Barbara.

Ellis, Ann E. (1994). Professor of Psychology, 2009–. B.S., Denison University; M.A., University of Toledo; Ph.D., University of Minnesota.

Engel, Kevin R. (1986). Science Librarian; Associate Professor, Library, 1996–. B.S., Iowa State University; M.A., University of Iowa.

Erickson, Karla A. (2004). Professor of Sociology, 2015-; Associate Dean of the College, 2015-2017.  B.A., Illinois Wesleyan University; M.A., Hamline University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota.

Escandell, Xavier (2016). Associate Professor of Anthropology, 2016. B.A., University of Barcelona; Ph.D., (2005), University of Illinois.

Espinosa, Gabriel (2004). Lecturer in Music, 2004-.  B.A., Central College; M.A., University of North Texas.

Fellers, Pamela (2014). Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Statistics, 2014-. B.S., Chadron State College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Nebraska.

Feng, Jin (2001). Orville and Mary Routt Professor of Literature 2015- ; Professor of Chinese and Japanese, 2012–. B.A., Fudan University (China); M.A., University of Illinois; Ph.D., University of Michigan.

Fennell, John (2002). Associate Professor of Philosophy, 2009–. B.A., M.A., University of Melbourne (Australia); Ph.D., Northwestern University.

Ferguson, Susan J. (1993). Professor of Sociology, 2009–. B.A., M.A., Colorado State University; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts-Amherst.

Ferguson, William D. (1989). Professor of Economics, 2005–. B.A., Grinnell College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Massachusetts-Amherst.

Ferrario, Alberta (2018).   Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, 2018-.  B.A., MA., Universita degli Studi di Milano; M.A., Columbia University; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.

Frances, Claire H. (1998). Senior Lecturer in French, 2013-; Director of the Alternate Language Study Option, 2011–. B.A., University of Vermont; M.A., Washington University.

Freeman, Evelyn Oljans (1980). Assistant Professor of Physical Education, 1992–. B.A.P.E., York University (Canada); B.Ed., University of Toronto (Canada).

Freeman, William A. (1980). Associate Professor of Physical Education, 1990–. B.S.P.E., University of Florida; M.S.P.E., Indiana University.

French, Brigittine (2003).  Professor of Anthropology, 2016–. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa.

French, Christopher P. (2003). Professor of Mathematics and Statistics, 2015–. B.A., Williams College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago.

French, Michael (2018).  Assistant Professor of Biology, 2018-.  B.S.; M.S., Bucknell University; Ph.D., Northwestern University.

Garrison, John (2017).  Associate Professor of English, 2017-.  B.A., University of California; M.B.A., University of San Francisco; Ph.D., (2011), University of California. 

Gaub, Eugene (1995).  Professor of Music, 2017–. B.Mus., M.Mus., The Juilliard School; D.M.A., Eastman School of Music.

Gaub, Nancy (1995). Lecturer in Music,, 1995-.  B.Mus., Chicago Musical College; M.Mus., The Juilliard School.

Gibel Mevorach, Katya (1996). Professor of Anthropology, 2010–. B.A., M.A., Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Ph.D., Duke University.

Gibson, Janet M. (1989). Professor of Psychology, 2005–. B.A., Temple University; M.A., Ph.D., Rice University.

Good, Kate (2018).  Assistant Professor of Spanish, 2018-.  B.A., University of Virginia; M.A.; Ph.D., University of North Carolina.

Graham, Andrew (2012). Assistant Professor of Chemistry, 2012–. B.A., Earlham College; M.S., Ph.D., The Johns Hopkins University.

Graham, Bradley (2006). Associate Professor of Economics, 2015–. B.S.E., J.D., University of Iowa; M.A., Ph.D., University of Colorado-Boulder.

Greene, Raquel (1998). Associate Professor of Russian, 2008–. B.A., University of Virginia; M.A., University of Arizona; Ph.D., Ohio State University.

Grimm, Maryls (2010). Lecturer in Music, 2010-. Central College.

Gregg-Jolly, Leslie (1993). Interim Chief Diversity Officer, 2018-. Professor of Biology, 2008–. B.A., Vassar College; M.S., M.Ph., Ph.D., Yale University.

Guenther, Michael (2011). Associate Professor of History, 2018-.  B.A., University of Virginia; Ph.D., Northwestern University.

Haenfler, Ross (2015).  Professor of Sociology, 2018.  B.A., University of South Dakota; Ph.D., University of Colorado.

Hamid, Fahmida (2018). Assistant Professor of Computer Science, 2018-.  B.S.; M.S.; University of Dhaka, Bangladesh; Ph.D., University of North Texas.

Hamilton, Andrew (1987).Director or Athletics and Recreation, 2016-; Associate Professor of Physical Education, 2005–. B.A., Grinnell College; M.S.S, United States Sports Academy.

Hansen, Cynthia (2011). Assistant Professor of Anthropology/Linguistics, 2011-. B.A., Dartmouth; M.A., Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin.

Hanson, Peter (2016). Associate Professor of Political Science, 2018-. A.B., Harvard University; M.A., Ph.D., (2010), University of Berkeley.

Harrison, David (1999). Professor of French, 2012–; Director of the Center for International Studies, 2007–2015. B.A., Swarthmore College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Harrold, Dana (2018).  Assistant Professor of Physical Education, 2018-.  B.S., University of Dubuque; M.S., Loras College.

Hasegawa, Keisuke (2015). Assistant Professor of Physics, 2015-. B.A., Reed College; Ph.D. University of Oregon.

Henry, Astrid (2008). Grinnell Chair in Gender, Women’s and Sexuality Studies, 2017-.  Professor of English (Gender and Women’s Studies), 2015–2017. B.A., Sarah Lawrence College; M.A., New School for Social Research; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Hernandez, Heriberto (2008). Associate Professor of Chemistry, 2016–. B.S., M.A., University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez; Ph.D., Purdue University.

Herold, Kelly (1998). Associate Professor of Russian, 2004–. B.A, University of California-Berkeley; M.A., Ph.D., University of California-Los Angeles.

Hess, Douglas (2013).Assistant Professor of Political Science, 2013-. B.A., Grinnell College; M.A., Johns Hopkins University; Ph.D., George Washington University.

Hinsa-Leasure, Shannon M. (2007). Associate Professor of Biology, 2014–. B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison; Ph.D., Dartmouth Medical School.

Holcomb, Mark (2017). Assistant Professor of Physics, 2017-.  B.S., Pittsburgh State University; M.S., University of Mississippi; Ph.D., (2007), Vanderbilt University.

Hollibaugh, Timothy J. (1994). Associate Professor of Physical Education, 2002–. B.A., Hanover College; M.S., Indiana State University.

Hughes, Dennis D. (1987). Associate Professor of Classics, 1995–2017. B.A., Georgetown University; Ph.D., Ohio State University. Senior Faculty Status.

Hunter, Christopher H. (1976). Professor of Sociology, 1993–. B.A., Brown University; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University. Senior Faculty Status.

Hurley, Erin (1995). Associate Professor of Physical Education, 2003–. B.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln; M.A., University of Iowa.

Hurley, Kathleen (2004). Lecturer in Theatre and Dance, 2004-.  B.A., University of Iowa.

Hussein, Mona (2018).  Language Instructor in Arabic, 2018-.

Hutchison, Paul (2007). Associate Professor of Education, 2013–. B.A., Cornell College; M.S., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; Ph.D., University of Maryland.

Inglis, Patrick (2014). Assistant Professor of Sociology, 2013-. B.A., McGill University; M.A., University of British Columbia; Ph.D., CUNY Graduate Center.

Ireland, Susan (1989). Orville and Mary Patterson Routt Professor of Literature, 2008–. Professor of French, 2003–. B.A., University of Bristol (England); M.A., Ph.D., University of Colorado-Boulder.

Jacobson, Carolyn (2009).  Assistant Professor of English, 2015-.  B.A., University of Iowa; M.A., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.

Jacobson, Kathryn (1997). Professor of Biology, 2016–. B.A., Washington University; M.S., Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Jacobson, Peter (1998). Professor of Biology, 2016–. B.A, Washington University; M.S., Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Jakubiak, Cora (2011). Associate Professor of Education, 2018-. B.A., University of Michigan; M.A., Eastern Michigan University; Ph.D., University of Georgia, Athens.

Jaworski, Brian J. (2004). Associate Professor of Physical Education, 2011–. B.A., DePauw University; M.Ed., Indiana State University.

Johnson, Barbara (2018).  Assistant Professor of Computer Science, 2018-.  B.A., St. Olaf College; B.S.; M.A., Ed.D., University of Minnesota.

Johnson, Lakesia D. (2008). Assistant Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion 2015-; Chief Diversity Officer, 2015-. Associate Professor of English (Gender and Women’s Studies), 2014–. A.B., Smith College; J.D./ M.A., Ph.D., The Ohio State University-Columbus.

Jones, Barry (2006).  Lecturer in Music, 2006-.  B.A., Morningside College.

Jones, Christopher R. (2014). Special Collections Librarian and Archivist of the College; Assistant Professor, Library, 2014–.  B.A., University of Northern Iowa; M.A., University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois; Graduate Certificate in Book Studies, University of Iowa.

Jones, Stephanie (2016). Assistant Professor of Education, 2016-. B.A., M.Ed., Ph.D., (in progress), University of Georgia.

Jones, Phillip (2004). Reader Services Librarian; Associate Professor, Library, 2010–. B.A., Purdue University and Adams State College; M.A., University of Kentucky; M.L.S., University of Arizona.

Jonkman, Jeffrey N. (2009). Associate Professor of Mathematics and Statistics, 2009–. B.A., Calvin College; M.Ap.St., Louisiana State University; Ph.D., North Carolina State University.

Kamp, Kathryn A. (1982). Earl D. Strong Professor of Social Studies, 2010–; Professor of Anthropology, 1997–. B.A., Carleton College; M.A., University of Oregon; M.A., Ph.D., University of Arizona.

Kamunde-Devonish, Maisha (2017).   Assistant Professor of Chemistry, 2017-.  B.S., California State University; M.S.; Ph.D., (2015), University of Oregon. 

Kapila, Shuchi (2002). Assistant Vice President for Global Education and Senior International Officer, 2017-. Professor of English, 2013–. Director of the Center for the Humanities, 2011–2017. B.A., M.A., M.Phil, University of Delhi (India); Ph.D., Cornell University.

Kaufman, Andrew (2008). Associate Professor of Art and Art History, 2014–. B.A., M.F.A., University of South Florida.

Kelty-Stephen, Damian (2013). Assistant Professor of Psychology, 2013-. B.S., College of William & Mary; Ph.D., University of Connecticut.

Kelty-Stephen, Emma (2013). Senior Lecturer in Psychology, 2018-. Assistant Professor of Psychology, 2013-2015.  B.A., Grinnell College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Connecticut.

Kempton, Eliza (2012). Associate Professor of Physics, 2018–. B.A., Middlebury College; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University.

Ketter, Jean Smiley (1994). Professor of Education, 2008–. B.A., University of Northern Colorado; M.A., Ph.D., University of Kansas. Senior Faculty Status.

Key, Hanna (2017).  Assistant Professor of Chemistry, 2017-.  B.A., Grinnell College.  Ph.D., (2016), University of California, Berkeley.

Kington, Raynard S. M.D., PhD. (2010). President of the College; Professor of Economics, 2010–. B.S., M.D., University of Michigan; M.B.A., Ph.D., The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

Kluber, Matthew (2003). Professor of Art and Art History, 2017–. B.A., Iowa State University; B.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design; M.A., M.F.A., University of Iowa.

Knight, R. Cecilia (1993). Catalog Librarian; Associate Professor, 1995–; Associate Librarian of the College, 2010–2014. B.A., Blackburn College; M.L.S., Rosary College.

Koch-Rein, Anson (2016). Assistant Professor of English, 2016-. Magister Artium, Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin, Germany; M.A., Ph.D., (2014), Emory University.

Koester, Kirsten (2014).  Assistant Professor of Physical Education, 2014-. B.A., Luther College; M.A., Washington College.

Kojima, Chisato (2016). Instructor in Chinese/Japanese, 2016-. B.A., Tokyo Woman’s Christian University; M.A., Sophia University, Tokyo; M.A., Indiana University, Bloomington.

Koo, Jo-Jo (2017).  Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy, 2017-.  B.A., Wesleyan University; Ph.D., (2011), University of Pittsburgh.

Kotani, Yuko (2017).  Waseda Language Instructor, 2017-.  B.Lit., M.A., Waseda University.

Kuiper, Shonda R. (2003). Professor of Mathematics and Statistics, 2015–. B.A., Wartburg College; M.A., Ph.D., Iowa State University.

Kulstad Gonzalez, Tess M. (2014). Assistant Professor of Anthropology, 2014-.  B.A., Institution Tecnol gico de Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic; M.A., University of Florida, Gainesville; Ph.D. University of Florida, Gainsville.

Lacson, Paul Albert (2007). Associate Professor of History, 2015–. B.A., University of California-Irvine; Ph.D., University of California-Davis.

Latham, Michael (2014). Vice-President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College, 2014-; Professor of History, 2014-.  B.A., Pomona College; M.A., Ph.D., University of California at Los Angeles.

Laver, Mark (2014). Assistant Professor of Music, 2014-. B.Mus., M.A., Ph.D., University of Toronto.

Lee, Logan (2015).  Assistant Profess of Economics, 2015-. B.A., Government and International Affairs; M.S., Ph.D., University of Oregon.

Leggans Eric (2014). Assistant Professor of Chemistry, 2012-. B.A. Grinnell College; Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.

Levandoski, Mark M. (1999). Associate Dean 2017- . Professor of Chemistry, 2015–. B.S., University of Chicago; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Lewis, Abram (2018).  CFD Postdoctoral Fellow.  B.A., Columbia University, New York; Ph.D., University of Connecticut.

Lewis, Carolyn (2013). Associate Professor of History, 2018-. B.A., M.A., Ohio University; Ph.D., University of California. 

Lin, Liu (2018).  Nanjing Language Instructor in Chinese, 2018-.  B.A., Nanjing Normal University, China; M.A.; Ph.D., Nanjing University in China.

Lindgren, Clark A. (1992). Professor of Biology, 2006–. B.S., Wheaton College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Lopatto, David E. (1981). Director of Center for Teaching Learning and Assessment, 2014-; Samuel R. and Marie-Louise Rosenthal Professor of Natural Science and Mathematics, 2008 –; Professor of Psychology, 1996–; Interim Dean of the College 2013-2014. B.A., Kenyon College; M.S., Ph.D., Ohio University.

Lorden, Jennifer (2018).  Assistant Professor of English, 2018-.  B.A., Westmont College; MSt. University of Oxford; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

Lowther, Priscilla (1990). Lecturer in Physical Education, 2005–. B.S., University of Iowa; M.S., University of Oregon.

Luo, Weiwei (2018).  Instructor in History, 2018-.  B.A., Zhejiang University (China); M.A.; Ph.D., Columbia University.

Lussier, Danielle (2011). Associate Professor of Political Science, 2018-.  B.A., Wesleyan University; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

Lutch, Mitchell (2010). Lecturer in Music, 2010-.  MusB., University of Lowell; M.M., New England Conservatory of Music; D.M.A., University of Washington.

Lyons, Leslie J. (1989). Professor of Chemistry, 2005–. B.A., Colgate University; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Madara, Paige (2016). Assistant Professor of Physical Education, 2016-. B.A., Washington University in St. Louis; M.S.W., George Warren Brown School of Social Work.

Mahlab, Minna (1996). Director of the Science Learning Center; Lecturer, 1999–. B.A., Bryn Mawr College; M.S., University of California-San Diego.

Marzluff, Elaine (1997). Professor of Chemistry, 2012–. B.A., Harvard University; Ph.D., California Institute of Technology.

Maynard, Kelly J. (2009). Associate Professor of History, 2016–. B.M., University of Rochester; M.A., Ph.D., University of California-Los Angeles.

McGovack, Tamara (2016). Assistant Professor of Economics, 2016-. B.A., Wellesley College; M.A., Ph.D., (in progress), Cornell University.

McIntyre, Eric (2003). Professor of Music, 2015–. B.Mus., M.Mus., Indiana University; D.Mus., University of Houston.

Mease, C. Ellen (1977). Associate Professor of Theatre and Dance, 1985–. B.A., Vassar College; M.A., University of Virginia; Ph.D., Stanford University.

Meehan, M. Johanna (1990). Professor of Philosophy, 2006–. B.A., Brandeis University; M.A., Ph.D., Boston University.

Mehra, Mishita (2018).  Instructor in Economics, 2018-.  B.A., Delhi University; M.A., Delhi School of Economics; M.A.; Ph.D., University of Washington.

Mercado, Angelo O. (2010). Associate Professor of Classics, 2016–. B.A., Loyola Marymount University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

Michaels, Deborah L. (2009). Associate Professor of Education, 2015–. B.S., Cornell University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan.

Mileti, Joseph R. (2009). Associate Professor of Mathematics and Statistics, 2015–. B.S., Carnegie Mellon University; Ph.D., University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign.

Miller, Celeste (2011). Assistant Professor of Theater and Dance, 2011–. M.F.A., Hollins University.

Miller, Ryan (2018).  Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Statistics, 2018-.  B.A., Augustana College; M.S.; Ph.D., University of Iowa.

Minelli, Martin R. (1985). Professor of Chemistry, 2003–2017. M.S., Ph.D., University of Konstanz (Germany). Senior Faculty Status.

Mobley, T. Andrew (1999). Associate Professor of Chemistry, 2006–. B.A., Carleton College; Ph.D., University of California-Berkeley.

Mohan, Joan H. (1982). Director of the Reading Laboratory and Lecturer, 1982–. B.A., Trinity College; M.A.T., Johns Hopkins University.

Moisan, Philippe (1997).  Professor of French, 2017–. B.A., Université de Caen (France); M.A., Ph.D., Washington University.

Montgomery, Mark (1989). Professor of Economics, 2001-; Donald Wilson Professor of Enterprise and Leadership, 2008 – 2014. B.A., Montclair State College; M.A., University of Delaware; M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Moyer, H. Wayne Jr. (1972). Rosenfield Professor, 1985–; Professor of Political Science, 1986–. B.A., University of Virginia; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University.

Munyon, Paul G. (1982). Associate Professor of Economics, 1986–. B.A., Westmar College; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University. Senior Faculty Status.

Nikolopoulou, Asimina (2018). Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Gender Women’s Sexuality Studies, 2018-.  B.A., Aristotle University, Greece; M.A., Columbia University of New York; Ph.D., Northeastern University.

Nutting, Alissa (2016). Writer in Residence 2017-; Assistant Professor of English, 2016-2017. B.A., M.F.A., University of Alabama; Ph.D. (2011), The University of Nevada.

Nyden, Tammy (2005). Associate Professor of Philosophy, 2010–. B.A., University of Nevada-Las Vegas; M.A., Baylor University; Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University.

Oberlin, Kathleen C. (2014). Assistant Professor of Sociology, 2014-.  B.A., M.A., DePaul University; Ph.D., Indiana University.

Ohrn, Eric (2014). Assistant Professor of Economics, 2014-. B.A., Grinnell College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan.

Olsen, Christopher R. (2010). Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Statistics, 2015-.  Lecturer in Mathematics and Statistics, 2010–2015. B.A., Iowa State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa.

Ortiz, Corasi (2013). Lecturer in Chemistry, 2013-. B.S., University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez; Ph.D., Purdue University. 

Osera, Peter-Michael (2015).  Assistant Professor of Computer Science, 2015-. B.A., B.S., University of Washington; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.

Paulhus, Jennifer (2011). Associate Professor of Mathematics and Statistics, 2017–. B.A., College of the Holy Cross; Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana- Champaign.

Pedersen, Jeff (2013). Assistant Professor of Physical Education, 2013-. B.A., Grinnell College; M.S.S., United States Sports Academy.

Perez, David (2012). Assistant in the Writing Lab 2012-. B.A., University of Iowa; M.F.A., Iowa State University.

Perez, Mirzam C. (2009). Associate Professor of Spanish, 2015–. B.A., Augustana College; M.A., Ph.D., Tulane University.

Perman, Anthony (2012). Associate Professor of Music, 2018–. B.A., Kenyon College; Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Petrus, John (2016). Assistant Professor of Spanish, 2016-. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., The Ohio State University.

Phan, Hai-Dang (2012). Associate Professor of English, 2018–. B.A., Grinnell College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin; M.F.A., University of Florida.

Phillips, Nick (2015).  Assistant Professor of Spanish, 2015-.  B.A., Wake Forest University; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University, Bloomington.

Powell, Irene (1989). Professor of Economics, 2015–. B.A., University of Delaware; M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison. Senior Faculty Status.

Praitis, Vida (2001). Professor of Biology, 2015–. B.A., Swarthmore College; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Prevost, Elizabeth E. (2004). Professor of History, 2018–. B.A., Trinity College; M.A., Ph.D., Northwestern University.

Price, Taylor (2016). Assistant in the Writing Lab 2016-.  B.A.,  University of Kansas; M.A.; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Purcell, Sarah J. (2000). Professor of History, 2013–; Director of the Rosenfield Public Affairs Program, 2008–2017. B.A., Grinnell College; A.M., Ph.D., Brown University.

Queathem, Elizabeth (1996). Senior Lecturer in Biology, 2011–. B.A., Reed College; Ph.D., University of Utah.

Quinsaat, Sharon (2016). Assistant Professor of Sociology, 2016-. B.A., University of the Philippines; M.A., University of California, Irvine; M.A., Ph.D., (in progress), University of Pittsburgh.

Quintero, Craig (2008). Associate Professor of Theatre and Dance, 2014–. B.A., Tufts University; M.A., Ph.D., Northwestern University.

Ragan, Eric (2017).  Assistant Professor of Physical Education, 2017-.  B.A., Grinnell College; M.A. United States Sports Academy.

Ralston, Christopher A. (2009). Associate Professor of Psychology, 2015–. B.A., Jamestown College; M.S., Ph.D., Iowa State University.

Ramirez, Stacey (2013). Lecturer in Music 2013-. B.A., Drake University; M.A.,University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Rebelsky, Samuel (1997). Professor of Computer Science, 2009–. S.B., S.M., Ph.D., University of Chicago.

Rempel-Clower, Nancy (1999). Associate Professor of Psychology, 2008–. B.A., Bethel College; Ph.D., University of California-San Diego.

Reynolds, Daniel Patrick (1998). Professor of German, 2017–. B.S., Georgetown University; Ph.D., Harvard University.

Rietz, Henry W.M. (1998). Professor of Religious Studies, 2015–. B.A., Grinnell College; M.Div., Ph.D., Princeton Theological Seminary.

Rivera, Fredo (2016). Assistant Professor of Art & Art History, 2017-. B.A., Grinnell College; Ph.D., Duke University. 

Roberts, Tyler (1997). Professor of Religious Studies, 2008–. B.A., Brown University; M.T.S., Th.D., Harvard University.

Rodrigues, Elizabeth (2016). Assistant Professor of the Library, 2016-. B.A., Kenyon College; M.F.A, Florida Atlantic University; M.A., University of South Florida; Ph.D., University of Michigan

Rodriguez, Leo (2018).  Assistant Professor of Physics, 2018-.  B.S., New Mexico Institute for Mining and Technology; M.S.; Ph.D., University of Iowa.

Rodriguez, Shanshan (2018).  Assistant Professor of Physics, 2018-.  B.S., University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei; Ph.D., University of Iowa.

Rommereim, John Christian (1988). Professor of Music, 2006–. B.A., St. Olaf College; M.Mus., San Francisco Conservatory of Music; D.M.A., University of Kansas.

Roper, J. Montgomery (2000). Director of the Wilson Program, 2015-; Associate Professor of Anthropology, 2006–. B.A., Ithaca College; M.A., University of Kentucky; Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh.

Rudolph, William (2016).  Assistant in the Writing Lab 2016-. B.S., The University of South Dakota; M.A, Vermont College of Norwich.

Running, Lee Emma (2005). Professor of Art and Art History, 2018–. B.F.A., Pratt Institute; M.A., M.F.A., University of Iowa.

Sala, Gemma (2008). Associate Professor in Political Science, 2016–. B.A., M.P.S., Universitat de Barcelona (Spain); M.A., M. Phil., Ph.D., Yale University.

Samper Vendrell, Javier (2014). Assistant Professor of German, 2015-; Lecturer in History, 2014-2015.  B.A., University of Iowa; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Sandquist, Joshua (2012). Associate Professor in Biology, 2018–. B.S., Drake University; Ph.D., Duke University.

Savarese, Ralph J. (2001). Professor of English, 2013–. B.A., Wesleyan University; M.F.A., Ph.D., University of Florida.

Schimmel, Mariko Shigeta (2007). Associate Professor of Chinese and Japanese, 2014–. B.A., M.A., Keio University (Japan); Ph.D., Yale University.

Schmutler, Brock (2018).  Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Statistics, 2018-.  B.S., Truman State University; M.A.; Ph.D., University of Missouri.

Schoenecker, Amy (2018).  Instructor in Political Science, 2018-.  B.A., University of Wisconsin; M.A.; Ph.D., University of Illinois, Chicago.

Schrift, Alan D. (1987). F. Wendell Miller Professor of Philosophy, 2006–; Professor of Philosophy, 1998–. B.A., Brown University; M.A., Ph.D., Purdue University. Senior Faculty Status.

Scott, Kesho (1986). Associate Professor of American Studies and Sociology, 1991–. B.A., Wayne State University; M.A., University of Detroit; Ph.D., University of Iowa.

Seiz, Janet A. (1989). Associate Professor of Economics, 1994–. B.A., Ph.D., Duke University.  Senior Faculty Status.

Sharpe, Lee R. (1989). Associate Professor of Chemistry, 1995–. B.A., Ripon College; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Shea, Eiren (2016). Assistant Professor of Art & Art History 2016-. B.A., Bard College; M.A., Sotheby’s Institute of Art; M.A., University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D., (in progress), University of Pennsylvania.

Shorb, Deanna (1996). College Chaplain; Lecturer, 1996–. B.A., West Chester University; M.Div., Yale Divinity School.

Shuman, Karen L. (2003). Professor of Mathematics and Statistics, 2015–. B.A., Agnes Scott College; A.M., Ph.D., Dartmouth College.

Sieck, Stephen (2006). Associate Professor of Chemistry, 2013–. B.S., Loras College; Ph.D., University of Kansas.

Silva, José Pablo (1998). Associate Professor of History, 2006–. A.B., Harvard College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago.

Simpson, Erik C. (2001). Professor of English, 2013–. B.A., University of Virginia; M.A., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.

Sinnett, Laura M. (1990). Associate Professor of Psychology, 1996–. B.A., Webster University; M.S., Ph.D., Purdue University.

Smith, Paula V. (1987). Professor of English, 2004-. Vice-President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College, 2008–2013. B.A., Swarthmore College; M.A., M.F.A, Ph.D., Cornell University.

Snook, Jennifer (2015). Senior Lecturer in Sociology, 2081-. Lecturer in Sociology 2015-2017., Augusta State University; Ph.D., (2008), The University of Colorado.

Stone, John (1983). Senior Lecturer in Computer Science, 2017- ; Lecturer in Computer Science 1990-2017; Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Philosophy, 1983-1990.  B.A., University of Chicago; Ph.D., (1976), The University of Texas at Austin.

Sutaria, Sejal (2018).  Assistant Professor of English, 2018-.  B.A., Kenyon College; M.A., University of Exeter, England; Ph.D., University of Michigan.

Swartz, James E. (1980). Dack Professor of Chemistry, 2008 –; Professor of Chemistry, 1993–. Vice-President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College, 1998-2008; Interim Associate Vice President of Analytical Support and Institutional Research, 2011–2013; B.S., Stanislaus State College; Ph.D., University of California-Santa Cruz.

Tang, Qiaomei (2017).  Assistant Professor of Chinese and Japanese, 2017-.  B.A.; M.A., Beijing Normal University; Ph.D., (2008), Indianan University; Ph.D., (2016), Harvard University.

Tapias, Maria (2001).Senior Associate Dean, 2018-. Associate Dean of the College, 2012–2017; Professor of Anthropology, 2015–. B.A., Sarah Lawrence College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign.

Thomas, Justin (2007). Associate Professor of Theatre and Dance, 2013–. B.A., Kalamazoo College; M.F.A., University of Maryland-College Park.

Tjossem, Paul J.H. (1989). Associate Professor of Physics, 1998–. B.A., Swarthmore College; Ph.D., Cornell University.

Tracy, Andrea L. (2009). Associate Professor of Psychology (Neuroscience), 2015–. B.A., Grinnell College; M.S., Ph.D., Purdue University.

Trimmer, Elizabeth (2000). Associate Professor of Chemistry, 2006–. B.A., Carleton College; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Trish, Barbara (1990).  Director of the Rosenfield Public Affairs Program, 2017- ; Professor of Political Science, 2014– . B.A., The College of St. Thomas; Ph.D., Ohio State University.

Turk, Tisha (2018).  Director of the Writing Lab, 2018-.  B.A., Oberlin College; M.A.; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Uzzell, Andrew (2017).  Assistant Professor of Mathematics & Statistics, 2017-.  B. A., Yale University; Ph.D., (2012), University of Memphis.

Valentín, Carmen (2001). Associate Professor of Spanish, 2007–. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Valladolid (Spain).

Villarreal, Susan (2016). Assistant Professor of Biology, 2016-. B.S., Truman State University; Ph.D., (2013), Cornell University.

Vishevsky, Anatoly (1994). Professor of Russian, 2005–. M.A., University of Chernovtsy (Russia); M.A., Ph.D., University of Kansas. Senior Faculty Status.

Vostinar, Anya (2017).  Assistant Professor of Computer Science, 2017-.  B.A., Carleton College; Ph.D., (in progress), Michigan State University.

Walker, Henry M. (1974). Samuel R. and Marie-Louise Rosenthal Professor of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, 2000–; Professor of Computer Science, 1987–. B.A., Williams College; M.S., University of Iowa; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Senior Faculty Status.

Wallace, Gregory A. (1988). Director of Athletics and Recreation, 2007–2016; Associate Professor of Physical Education, 1995–. B.S., Missouri Valley College; M.S., Central Missouri State University. Senior Faculty Status.

Weber, Joshua (2017).  Assistant Professor of Physics, 2017-.  B.A., Grinnell College; Ph. D., (2014), University of Wisconsin.

Weinman, Jerod J. (2008). Associate Professor of Computer Science, 2015–. B.S., Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology; M.S., Ph.D., University of Massachusetts-Amherst.

Westphalen, Melinda (1996). Lecturer in Music 1996-.  B.M., Ohio Wesleyan University; M.A.; D.M.A., University of Iowa.

Whittaker, John C. (1984). Professor of Anthropology, 2001–. B.A., Cornell University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Arizona.

Willig-Onwuachi, Jacob (2006). Associate Professor of Physics, 2012–. B.A., Grinnell College; M.S., University of Iowa; Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University.

Willis, Eliza J. (1991). Professor of Political Science, 2005–. B.S., Georgetown University; Ph.D., University of Texas-Austin. Senior Faculty Status.

Wohlwend, Helyn (2004). Assistant in the Writing Lab; Lecturer, 2004–. B.A., Westmar College.

Wolf, A. Royce (1986). Associate Professor of Mathematics and Statistics, 1992–. B.A., California State University-Northridge; M.A., Ph.D., University of California-Berkeley.

Wright, Leslie (1999). Director of Faulconer Gallery, 1999–. Lecturer in Art and Art History, 2004–. B.A., Swarthmore College; M.A., Ph.D., Stanford University.

Youssef, Mervat (2008). Associate Professor of French (Arabic Language), 2016–. B.S., Helwan University (Egypt); M.S., South Dakota State University; Ph.D., University of Iowa.

Zeiss, David (1987). Director of Recreational Services, 1989–; Assistant Professor of Physical Education, 2000–. B.A., Lawrence University; M.A., University of Iowa.