Oct 05, 2022  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    
2022-2023 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

Abdelkarim, Sherif (2019).  Assistant Professor of English, 2019-. B.A., The College of William & Mary; Ph.D., University of Virginia.

Abraham, Ashley (2021) Assistant Professor of Psychology.  B.S., Baldwin Wallace University; M.A., American University; M.A., Ph. D., Kent State University. 

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., Duke University.

Almohsen, Adey (2021) Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellow in History.  B.A., Carleton University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota.

Andelson, Jonathan G. (1974). Interim Director of the Center for Prairie Studies 2021- ;Director of the Center for Prairie Studies, 1999–2019; Rosenfield Professor of Social Science, 2006–; Professor of Anthropology, 1991–. B.A., Grinnell College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan. Senior Faculty Status.

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

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). Assistant Professor of Physical Education, 2018–. B.A., Grinnell College; M.S., California University of Pennsylvania.

Bacon, J.M. (2018).  Assistant Professor of 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., Meharry Medical College. 

Bakopoulos, Constantine (2011). Associate Professor of English 2020; 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.

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.

Beauboeuf, Tamara (2019). Louise R. Noun Chair in Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies; Associate Professor of Education 2019–. A.B., Bryn Mawr College; M.A., Cornell University; Ed.D,  Harvard University.

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. Senior Faculty Status.

Blaber, Bevin (2021) Assistant Professor of Religious Studies.  B.A., Williams College; A.M., Ph.D., The University of Chicago Divinity School.

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

Botello, Raquel (2021) Assistant Professor of Psychology.  B.A., M.S., Ph.D., Iowa State University.

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). Associate Professor of Political Science, 2020–. 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.

Burnell, Sarah (2020) Assistant Professor of Physical Education.  B.A., Grinnell College; M.S., (2020), Smith College. 

Byrd, Vance L. (2007). Associate Professor of German Studies, 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). Associate Professor of French and Arabic, 2019–. M.A., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

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.

Chai, Donglin (2020) Instructor in Chinese and Japanese, 2020- .  B.A., University of Shanghai International Studies; M.A., Ph.D., The Ohio State University. 

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, 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., University of Florida. 

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

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.

Christensen, Charlotte R. (2014). Associate Professor of Physics, 2020–. B.A., Carleton College, Ph.D., University of Washington.

Clayton, Sharon (2021) Associate Professor, Head of Technical Services of the Library.  B.A., West Virginia Wesleyan College; M.A., University of Maryland; M.A., University of London.

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

Crites, Danya (2021) Assistant Professor of Art History.  B.A., University of Missouri-Columbia; M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa. 

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.

deWet, Emily (2021) Assistant Professor of Anthropology.  B.A., Wheaton College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Notre Dame. 

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

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., Boston University.

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

Dobe, Timothy S. (2005).  Professor of Religious Studies, 2019–. B.A., University of New Hampshire; M.Div., Princeton Theological Seminary; Th.D., Harvard Divinity School.

Driscoll, Barry (2015). Associate Professor of Political Science, 2021–. 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.

Eikmeier, Nicole (2019).  Assistant Professor of Computer Science, 2019–; B.A., Concordia College; Ph.D., Purdue University.

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.

Eliott, Fernanda (2020) Assistant Professor of Computer Science.  B.A.; Licentiate, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil; M.S., Institute of Technology, Brazil; Ph.D., Aeronautics Institute of Technology, Brazil.

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 Sociology, 2021- . Associate Professor of Anthropology, 2016–2021. B.A., University of Barcelona; Ph.D., University of Illinois.

Escoriza-Gallardo, Francisca (2021) Assistant Professor of Spanish, 2021-.  B.A., University of Seville; M.A., Indiana University.

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

Feng, Jin (2001). Associate Dean of the College, 2021 -.  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).  Wendell F. Miller Professor of Philosophy, 2021-.  Professor of Philosophy, 2020–. 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.

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

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

French, Brigittine (2003). Assistant Vice President for Global Education and Senior International Officer 2021 -; 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.

Garrison, John (2017).  Professor of English, 2020–. 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.

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

Glewwe, Eleanor (2019).  Assistant Professor of French and Arabic, 2021- ; Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in French and Arabic, 2019–2021.  B.A., Swarthmore College; M.A., University of California; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

Graham, Andrew (2012). Associate 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.

Gregg-Jolly, Leslie (1993). Douglas Johnson ‘77 Professor of Biology 2021-.  Professor of Biology, 2008–. B.A., Vassar College; M.S., M.Ph., Ph.D., Yale University.

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

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.

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

Hammond, Timothy (2021) Lecturer in Physical Education and Grinnell Outdoor Recreation Program Director.  B.A., Luther College; M.B.A., Maharishi University.

Hansen, Cynthia (2011). Associate Dean of the College, 2020 -.  Associate Professor of Anthropology/Linguistics, 2019–. 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., University of Berkeley.

Harris, Anne (2019).  President of the College, 2020 - .Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College, Professor of Art History, 2019–2020. B.A., Agnes Scott College; M.A; Ph.D., University of Chicago.

Harrison, David (1999). Professor of French and Arabic, 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.

Hasenyager, Zachary (2021) Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Head Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach.  B.A., M.A. (2014), University of Redlands

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.

Hershberger, Kathleen (2020) Assistant Professor of Biology.  B.S., Case Western Reserve University; Ph.D., Duke University.

Hinsa-Leasure, Shannon M. (2007). Professor of Biology, 2021–. B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison; Ph.D., Dartmouth Medical School.

Hofmann-Kuroda, Lisa (2019).  Assistant Professor of Chinese and Japanese, 2019–. B.A., Wesleyan University; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

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.

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.

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 and Arabic, 2003–. B.A., University of Bristol (England); M.A., Ph.D., University of Colorado-Boulder. Senior Faculty Status.

Jacobson, Carolyn (2009). Senior Lecture in English, 2016–. 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.

Jimenez, Priscilla (2021) Assistant Professor of Computer Science.  M.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois.

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). Associate Professor of English (Gender and Women’s Studies), 2014–.  Assistant Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion 2015–2020; Chief Diversity Officer, 2015-2020. 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; Associate Professor, Library, 2020–. 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., 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.  Senior Faculty Status.

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

Kang, Jennifer (2021).  Lecturer in Writing, Reading and Speaking Center, 2021-.  B.A., Seoul National University; Ph.D., University Minnesota.

Kapila, Shuchi (2002). Professor of English, 2013–; Assistant Vice President for Global Education and Senior International Officer, 2017–2020.  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). Professor of Art and Art History, 2021–. B.A., M.F.A., University of South Florida.

Kelly, Andrea (2020) Assistant Professor of Economics.  B.S., University of South Dakota; Ph.D., Texas A&M University.

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.

Koester, Kirsten (2014).  Associate Professor of Physical Education, 2020–. B.A., Luther College; M.A., Washington College.

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, Gainesville.

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

Lafontant, Pascal (2020).  B.S. Cornell University; M.S., Harford Graduate Center; M.S., M.S., Ph.D., Baylor College of Medicine.

Lavan, Makeba (2019).  Assistant Professor of English, 2019–.  B.A., City University of New York; M. Phil., Graduate Center, CUNY.

Laver, Mark (2014). Associate Professor of Music, 2020–. B.Mus., M.A., Ph.D., University of Toronto.

Leavitt, Claire (2021) Assistant Professor of Political Science.  B.A., University of Michigan; M.A., Boston University; Ph.D. Cornell University.

Lee, Logan (2015).  Associate Profess of Economics, 2021–. 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). Professor of Chemistry, 2015–. Associate Dean 2017–2021. B.S., University of Chicago; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Lewis, Abram (2018).  Assistant Professor of History (GWSS) 2020 -.  CFD Postdoctoral Fellow 2018 - 2020.  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. 

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.

Luo, Weiwei (2018).  Assistant Professor of 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.

Lyons, Leslie J. (1989). Luther and Jenny Erickson Professor of Chemistry 2021-.  Professor of Chemistry, 2005–. B.A., Colgate University; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Mackenzie, Michael (2020) Professor of Art History.  B.F.A., University of Illinois; M.A.; Ph.D., University of Chicago.

Mao, Ruoyun (2020) Assistant Professor of Economics.  B.A., Sun Yat-sen University, China; M.A.; Ph.D., Indiana University.

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

Marshack, Joshua (2019).  Assistant Professor of Anthropology, 2019–. A.B.; A.M.; Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis.

Marzluff, Elaine (1997). Interim Vice President for Academic Affair and Dean of the College, 2020 -.  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., Cornell University.

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

McMannamy, Sean (2020) Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Statistics.  B.A., University of North Carolina at Asheville; M.S., North Carolina A&T State University; Ph.D., Central Michigan University.

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

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

Mehra, Mishita (2018). Assistant Professor of 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.

Mercer, Elliot (2021) Assistant Professor of Theatre and Dance.  B.A., Saint Mary’s College; M.A., New York University; Ph.D. Northwestern University. 

Meyers, Peter (2020) Instructor in Biology.  B.S.; M.S., Brigham Young University; Ph.D., University of Notre Dame.

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

Michelson, Laura (2020) Assistant Professor of the Library.  B.A., Cornell College; M.A., University of Iowa. 

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). Associate Professor of Theater and Dance, 2011–. M.F.A., Hollins University.

Miller, Karie (2021) Assistant Professor of Theatre and Dance.  B.F.A., Northern Kentucky University; M.F.A., University of Virginia; Ph.D. (2019), The Ohio State University.

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

Mobley, T. Andrew (1999). Professor of Chemistry, 2020–. B.A., Carleton College; Ph.D., University of California-Berkeley.

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

Moise, Petrouchka (2020) Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellow.  B.S., University of Phoenix; M.B.A., Southeastern Louisiana University; Ph.D., Louisiana State 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. Senior Faculty Status.

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.

Mulaj, Jeta (2021) Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellow in Philosophy.  B.A., Villanova University; M.A., Ph.D., DePaul University.

Neisser, Joseph R. (2003-06, 2009). Associate Professor of Philosophy (EKI: Neurophilosophy), 2009-.  B.A., Macalester College; Ph.D., Duke University.

Ng, Laura (2021) Assistant Professor of Anthropology.  B.A., University of California; M.A., University of Massachusetts; Ph.D. Stanford University.

Nikolopoulou, Asimina (2018). Assistant Professor of English 2020 -.  Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Gender Women’s Sexuality Studies, 2018–2020. 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. 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.

Ohrn, Eric (2014). Associate Professor of Economics, 2020–. B.A., Grinnell College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan.

Olsen, Anna (2021) Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Statistics.  B.S., Harvey Mudd College; M.A., Ph.D., California Institute of Technology.

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.

Oore, Daniel (2021) Assistant Professor of Music.  B.Mus., Dalhousie University; M.Mus., D.M.A., University of Toronto.

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

Pandian, Roshan Kumar (2020) Instructor in Sociology.  B.S., Georgia Institute of Technology; M.A.; M.S.; Ph.D., (in progress), Indiana University.

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). Lecture in the Writing, Reading and Speaking Center 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.

Peters, Kristi (2020) Assistant Professor of Chemistry.  B.S., University of Northern Iowa; Ph.D., University of Nebraska Medical Center.

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).  Associate Professor of Spanish, 2021–. B.A., Wake Forest University; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University, Bloomington.

Poetzl, Viktoria (2019).  Assistant Professor of German Studies, 2019–. M.A.; Ph.D., University of Vienna.

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

Prevost, Elizabeth E. (2004). Frederick Baumann Professor of History 2021-.  Professor of History, 2018–. B.A., Trinity College; M.A., Ph.D., Northwestern University.

Price, Edward (2020) Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Statistics.  B.S., Benedictine University; Ph.D., (in progress), Purdue University

Price, Taylor (2016). Lecturer in the Writing, Reading and Speaking Center 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., University of Pittsburgh.

Quintero, Craig (2008). Professor of Theatre and Dance, 2021–. 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.

Reed, Kayla (2021) Assistant Professor of the Library and Discovery, Systems, Digital Strategy Services.  B.A., Southern State University; M.L.I.S., Kent State University.

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 Studies, 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 and Art History, 2017–. B.A., Grinnell College; Ph.D., Duke University. 

Robb, Kevin (2021) Assistant Professor of Chemistry.  B.S., Truman State University; Ph.D., University of Illinois.

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). Associate Professor of Anthropology, 2006–; Director of the Wilson Program, 2015–2021. B.A., Ithaca College; M.A., University of Kentucky; Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh.

Rudolph, William (2016).  Lecturer in the Writing, Reading and Speaking Lab 2016–. B.S., The University of South Dakota; M.A, Vermont College of Norwich.

Saba, Elias (2019).  Senior Lecturer in Religious Studies and History, 2019–. B.A., Cornell University; M.A.; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.

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.

Sanchez, Santiago (2021) Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellow in English.  B.A., Yale University; M.F.A., University of Iowa.

Samper Vendrell, Javier (2014). Assistant Professor of German Studies, 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.

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.  Senior Faculty Status.

Sharpe, Lee R. (1989) Professor of Chemistry, 2021–. B.A., Ripon College; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Shea, Eiren (2016). Assistant Professor of Art and Art History 2016–. B.A., Bard College; M.A., Sotheby’s Institute of Art; M.A., University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D., 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.  Senior Faculty Status.

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, 2018–. Lecturer in Sociology 2015-2017. B.S., Augusta State University; Ph.D., The University of Colorado.

Strickland, Tyler (2021) Lecturer in Music, 2021-.  B.M.; M.M., Auburn University; D.M.A., The University of Iowa.

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.  Senior Faculty Status.

Sweet, Nickolas (2019).  Assistant Professor of Anthropology, 2019–. B.A., Virginia Tech; M.A.; Ph.D., University of Michigan.

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

Tapias, Maria (2001). Professor of Anthropology, 2015–.; Senior Associate Dean, 2018–2020. Associate Dean of the College, 2012–2017.  B.A., Sarah Lawrence College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign.

Tavares, Nicky (2019).  Assistant Professor of Art and Art History, 2019–.  B.A., Saint Edward’s University; M.F.A., Massachusetts College of Art and Design.

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). Professor of Physics, 2020–. 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.

Tricoire, Marion (2019).  Assistant Professor of French and Arabic, 2019–. B.A.; M.A., The American University of Paris; Ph.D., Emory 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). Lecture in the Writing, Reading and Speaking Center, 2018-.  Director of the Writing, Reading and Speaking Center, 2018–. B.A., Oberlin College; M.A.; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Utar, Hale (2019).  Sidney Meyer Professor in International Economics, 2019–; Associate Professor of Economics, 2019-.  B.A., Bogazici University; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University.

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

Virgin, Sheahan (2020) Assistant Professor of Political Science.  B.A., Grinnell College; M.A., University of Chicago; M.A.; Ph.D., Vanderbilt University.

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.  Senior Faculty Status.

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.

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

Yust, Paula (2021) Assistant Professor of Psychology.  A.B., Wellesley College; M.A., Ph.D., Duke University.

Zabel, James (2020) Assistant Professor of Physics.  B.S.; University of Texas; M.S.; Ph.D., Rice University. 

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

Zhang, Rachel (2020) Assistant Professor of Chinese and Japanese.  B.A.; M.A., Hebei Normal University, China; Ph.D., Arizona State University.