Faculty and Leadership Team

Mark A. Abel
Professor, Marketing
B.A., University of Northern Iowa

Dr. Randy D. Ackman
Professor, Animal Health
D.V.M., Iowa State University

Jasmine Almoayyed
Vice President, CE &TS
B.A., B.A., University of Iowa
M.A., Iowa State University

Tamara S. Alt
Dean, Business & IT
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College
B.S., Mount Mercy University
M.B.A., University of Dubuque

Carla A. Andorf
Dean, Skills-To-Employment
B.S., Iowa State University

Dr. Lisa Angelella
Associate Professor, English
B.A., University of Scranton
M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa

Dr. Anthony L. Arduini
Professor, Speech
A.S., Sauk Valley Community College
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Southern Illinois University

Mick S. Arnett
Professor, Physics
B.S., Wright State College
M.S., Iowa State University

Tim Arnold
Assistant Professor, Energy Production/Distribution
A.A.S., Community College of the Air Force
B.A., Thomas Edison State College

Colette Atkins
Associate Vice President, Academic Affairs
B.B.A., University of North Dakota
M.Ed., University of Oklahoma

Betsy Baertlein
Assistant Professor, ELA
B.A., St Marys University
M.A., St Cloud State University

Arbe Bareis-Moyyad
Associate Professor, Art
B.A., Coe College
M.A., M.A.S.T., M.F.A., University of Iowa

Sarah E. Barfels
Professor, Sociology
B.A., Oberlin College
M.A., University of Wisconsin

Michael Barshis
Assistant Professor, Hospitality
B.A., University of Iowa

Jim Bayne
Senior Director, Facilities & Security
B.G.S., University of Iowa

Dave Becicka
Assistant Professor, Construction Management
B.S., Iowa State University

Patrice Becicka
Assistant Professor, Education
B.E.D., Mount Mercy University
M.A.T., Coe College

Diane L. Bean
Professor, Mathematics
B.S., Nebraska Wesleyan University
M.S., University of Iowa

Darek Benesh
Associate Dean, Global Learning
A.A., Kirkwood Community College
B.A., M.A., University of Northern Iowa

Dr. Bryan Bennett
Assistant Professor, LAN Management
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College
B.A., M.M., University of Northern Iowa
D.M.A., University of Iowa

Erica Bernard
Instructor, Nursing
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College
B.S., University of Iowa
M.S., Mount Mercy University

Rachelle Biderman
Assistant Professor, Communication
B.A., M.A., University of Northern Iowa

Kristy L. Black
Executive Dean of Regional & County Centers
B.A., University of Iowa
M.Ed. Iowa State University

Dr. Eliot M. Blake
Professor, English
B.A., Georgetown University
J.D., Emory University
Ph.D., University of Iowa

Sharon Blanchard
Instructor, Administrative Management
A.A., Iowa Central Community College
B.A., University of Iowa
M.O.L., St. Ambrose University

Jacolyn Bohr
General Manager, The Hotel at Kirkwood Center
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College

Dr. Blaise Boles
Assistant Professor, Biology
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Iowa

Nick Borders
Director, Student Services, Iowa City Location
A.A., Southeastern Community College
B.S., Western Illinois University
M.Ed., Iowa State University

Marci Bowden
Assistant Professor, English
B.A., M.A., University of Northern Iowa

Adam Boysen
Instructor, Horticulture
A.A., Kirkwood Community College

Dr. Jennifer L. Bradley
Vice President, Academic Affairs
B.A., Simpson College
M.A., Ph.D., University of Nebraska

David E. Brandstetter
Professor, Graphic Communication Technology
A.A.S., A.A., Hawkeye Community College

Mark W. Bromwich
Associate Professor, Information Technology
A.A., Kirkwood Community College
B.A., M.A., University of Northern Iowa

Emily M. Brown
Associate Professor, English
B.A., DePaul University
M.A., University of Wisconsin

Philip E. Brown
Professor, English
B.A., Drake University
M.A., Purdue University
M.A., University of Iowa

Jacqueline M. Brucher Moore
Professor, Speech
B.A., Simpson College
M.A., University of Northern Iowa

Lara Buckles
Director, Risk Management
B.S., Wartburg College

Kristine Bullock
Director, Workplace Learning
B.A., DePaul University
M.A., University of Wisconsin

Dr. David S. Bullwinkle
Professor, Philosophy
B.S.E., Biomedical Engineering
M.Ed., Christian Brothers University

Jon D. Buse
Vice President, Student Services
B.A., M.E., University of Northern Iowa

Chris Caldwell
Instructor, ACE
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College

Brian Carlson
Assistant Professor, Auto Collision
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College

Doug Carlson
Assistant Professor, Diesel Auto Tech
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College

Melissa M. Carnahan
Professor, Surgical Technology
A.A., Kirkwood Community College
B.S., Coe College

Kenneth J. Carroll
Professor, Horticulture
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College
B.S., Upper Iowa University
M.S., Drake University

Janae Cavanagh
Associate Professor, Dental Assisting
Diploma, A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College
B.S., Bellevue University

Mel D. Cerveny
Associate Professor, Respiratory Therapy
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College
B.L.S., University of Iowa

Austin G. Chapman
Associate Professor, Industrial Maintenance Technology
A.A.S., Indian Hills Community College

Terry L. Chapman
Professor, Ag Production Management
B.S., Western Illinois University

Dr. Natalia A. Cherjovsky
Associate Professor, Communication
B.A., Hunter College
M.A., Rollins College
Ph.D., University of Central Florida

Ambre Chittenden
Instructor, Human Services
B.S.W., Mount Mercy University
M.S.W., St. Ambrose University

James N. Choate
Vice President, CFO
B.A., University of Northern Iowa

Melissa Christianson
Senior Director, Finance
B.A., Minnesota State University
M.A., University of South Dakota
M.S., Ohio University

Dr. Joseph N. Christopher
Professor, Chemistry
B.A., Grinnell College
M.B.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa

Shaunda L. Clark
Professor, Dental Hygiene
A.A.S., Parkland College
B.S., Illinois State University
M.Ed., Iowa State University

Gregory L. Clevenger
Professor, Paralegal Program
B.A., J.D., University of Iowa

Dr. Nichelle L. Cline
Dean, Allied Health
B.A., University of Northern Iowa
B.S., St. Ambrose University
M.P.A., Drake University
Ph.D., Iowa State University

Rhonda L. Clough
Professor, Ag Business
B.S., Iowa State University

James A. Cochran
Professor, Math
A.A., Marshalltown Community College
B.A., University of Northern Iowa
M.A., Viterbo University

Leah Coleman
Assistant Professor, Dental Technology
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College
B.A., University of Iowa

Eric Conklin
Associate Professor, Diesel/Auto Technology
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College

Christopher Cronbaugh
Professor, Reading
B.S.S., Cornell College
B.A., Mount Mercy University
M.A., University of Iowa

Terri Cronbaugh
Instructor, Nursing
B.S.N., University of Iowa
M.S.N., University of Texas at Arlington
D.N.P., Capella University

Jennifer Cunningham
Dean, Arts & Humanities
B.M., M.M., University of Arkansas
D.M.A., University of Iowa

Chad P. Daugherty
Professor, Industrial Maintenance
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College

Monica Davis
Senior Director, Facilities & Security
B.A., B.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design

Dr. John P. Dawson
Professor, Math
B.A., Colby College
M.S., University of Massachusetts
Ph.D., University of Iowa

Ryan A. Dehner
Associate Professor, ELA
B.A., University of Wyoming
M.A., University of Iowa

Dane Dermody
Assistant Professor, Welding
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College

Haley Dohrmann
Assistant Professor, Mathematics
B.S., Kansas State University
M.S., University of Iowa

Dr. Kathryn Dolter
Dean, Nursing
B.S.N., M.A., University of Iowa
Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco

Peggy C. Donohoe
Professor, Medical Assistant
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College

Tia L. Doyle
Professor, Remedial Math
B.S., Boston University

Scott G. Ermer
Dean, Agricultural Sciences
B.S., M.S., Iowa State University

Mike Espinoza
Director, Admissions
M.Ed., Depaul University

Matthew S. Falduto
Senior Director, Financial Aid
B.A., University of Iowa
M.Ed., Iowa State University

Brenda Falgier
Assistant Professor, American Sign Language
B.A., M.A., Gallaudet University

Catherine L. Finch
Professor, Physical Therapist Assistant
B.A., University of Northern Iowa
M.O.L., St. Ambrose University

Lexi Finnegan
Assistant Professor, Econ
B.A., New York University
M.A., California State University

Daniel Fitzgerald
Professor, Welding
Certificate, Hawkeye Community College

Christine Flavin
Assistant Professor, Art/Photography
M.A., Webster University
M.F.A., University of Iowa

John Fletcher
Assistant Professor, Economics
B.A., Iowa Wesleyan College
M.A., Western Illinois University
M.B.A., Arizona State University

Lisa Folken
Director, Jones County Regional/Cedar County Center
B.A., M.E., Iowa State University

Wes Fowler
Vice President, Human Resources
B.S., University of Iowa
J.D., University of Iowa

Kizer Friedley
Assistant Professor, Medical Laboratory Technology
B.S., University of Iowa
M.B.A., Walden University

Dr. Sondra A. Gates
Associate Professor, English
B.A., Harding University
M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan

Mary B. Gesing
Professor, Counseling
B.A., Wichita State University
M.A., University of Iowa

Dr. Matthew Gilchrist
Dean of Communication, English, & Media
B.A., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
M.F.A., Ph.D, University of Iowa

Angela Gillis
Associate Dean, Social Sciences
A.A., Kirkwood Community College
B.L.S., University of Iowa
M.O.L., St. Ambrose University

James M. Glasglow
Associate Professor, Information Technology
B.A., University of Arizona
M.B.A., University of Baltimore

Denise C. Glew
Associate Professor, Exercise Science
B.A., Wartburg College
M.A., University of Northern Iowa

Carolyn Gonzalez
Associate Dean, Communication/English/Media
A.A., Kirkwood Community College
M.A., Iowa State University

Christopher Gray
Assistant Professor, Art
A.A., Anoka-Ramsey Community College
B.F.A., University of Wisconsin River Falls
M.F.A., Tulane University

Joseph D. Greathouse
Professor, Construction Management
B.S., Upper Iowa University
M.A., University of Wyoming

Anthony Green
Assistant Professor, Culinary Arts
A.A., Hocking Technical College

Dennis W. Green
Director, KCCK-FM
B.A., University of Iowa

Laura Green
Associate Professor, Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
B.S., M.O.T., St. Ambrose

Marla Grosvenor
Assistant Professor, Nursing
A.S., Indian Hills Community College
B.S., Chamberlain College of Nursing

Tim A. Hadsall
Professor, Construction Management
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College
B.A., Mount Mercy University

Dr. Matthew R. Hagele
Assistant Professor, Religion
B.A., Wheaton College
M.A., Ph.D., Florida State University

Korey Hall
Assistant Professor, Pre-Engineering
B.S., M.S., University of Iowa

Zac Hall
Instructor, Parks & Natural Resources
A.A., Kirkwood Community College
B.A., M.S., University of Iowa

Stephen Hanisch
Associate Professor, Carpentry
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College
B.M., University of Iowa

Dr. Heidi A. Hansel
Professor, Accounting
B.B.A., M.S., Ph.D., Iowa State University

Kevin Hansen
Executive Director, Communications & Marketing
B.A., University of Northern Iowa

Dr. Kristin N. Hanson
Professor, Humanities
B.A., University of Iowa
Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Dr. David C. Harper
Associate Professor, Agriculture
B.S., California Polytechnic State University
M.S., Ph.D., Purdue University

Susan A. Harthun
Professor, Math
B.A., M.A., University of Northern Iowa

Dr. Lydia B. Hartunian
Assistant Professor, Programming
B.A., University of Iowa
M.A., Ph.D., City University of New York

Marc Hauschildt
Professor, Humanities
B.A., University of Northern Iowa
M.I.S.M., DeVry University

Richard A. Heath
Professor, Spanish
B.A., University of Kansas
M.A., Indiana University

Lisa M. Hebl
Professor, Dental Hygiene
B.S., University of Iowa
M.Ed., Iowa State University

Dave Heeren
Instructor, HVAC

Dr. Keith R. Hench
Professor, Science
B.S., Lock Haven University
M.S., Indiana University, Pennsylvania
Ph.D., West Virginia University

Samantha F. Hench
Associate Professor, Information Technology
B.S., M.S., West Virginia University
C.T., M.S., Regis University

Joshua J. Henik
Associate Professor, Agriculture
B.S., M.S., Iowa State University

Dr. D.J. Hennager
Professor, Human Anatomy & Physiology, Microbiology
B.S., Ph.D., University of Iowa

LaJuanah Herdrich
Assistant Professor, Nursing
D.N.P., Walden University
B.S.A., Allen College
M.S.N, Jacksonville University

Todd C. Hesseltine
Professor, Automotive Technology
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College

Claudio G. Hidalgo
Professor, Spanish
B.A., M.A., University of Iowa

Malinda Higgins
Director, Analytics and Reporting
B.A., Upper Iowa University
M.B.S., Iowa State University

Brianne M. Hildebrandt
Associate Professor, Nursing
B.S.N., Mount Mercy University
M.S.N., Allen College

Justin Hoehn
Director, Media/Legislative Relations
A.A., Des Moines Area Community College
B.A., University of Iowa
M.P.A., Drake University

Lily Hoffnagle
Instructor, Physical Therapy
A.S., San Joaquin Valley College

Allison Holmes-Bendixen
Instructor, Music
M.M.U., University of Illinois
Ph.D., University of Iowa

Dr. Crystal Hopp
Assistant Professor, Biology
B.A., Luther College
M.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

David J. Horsfield
Professor, Department Chair, Hospitality
Diploma, Queensland Institute of TAFE

Kayla Hubler
Instructor, Nursing
B.S.N., M.S.N., Mount Mercy University

David G. Hulm
Professor, English
B.A., St. Johns University
M.A., M.F.A., University of Iowa

Dr. Amanda Humphrey
Dean, Social Sciences
Ph.D., University of Nebraska

David Hunt
Dean, Distance Learning
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College
B.S., M.P.A., Bellevue University

Brenda Ireland
Senior Director of Operations, Continuing Education
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College
M.E., Iowa State University

Cort T. Iverson
Director, Institutional Research
B.S., M.A., Iowa State University

Dr. Wendy Jamison
Dean, Math/Science
B.S., University of Iowa
M.S., Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Dr. Peter D. Jauhiainen
Professor, Religion
B.A., Wheaton College
M.Div., Princeton Theological Seminary
Ph.D., University of Iowa

David Jennerjohn
Instructor, Industrial Maintenance
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College
B.S., Iowa State University

Ben Jensen
Associate Dean, Arts & Humanities
A.A., Kirkwood Community College
B.S., University of Iowa
M.F.A., East Carolina University

Scott Johnson
Assistant Professor, Transportation Academy, Linn Regional Center
M.S.T., University of Toyota

Dr. Sophia Joly
Assistant Professor, Biology
B.S., Ecole Saint Charles-France
M.S., University of Pharmacy-France
Ph.D., Montpellier University

James Jordan
Associate Professor, Agriculture Geospatial
B.S., Iowa State University

Kiley Jordan
Assistant Professor, Nursing
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College
M.S., Mount Mercy University

Cheri Kampman
Director, Continuing Professional Education
B.A., University of Northern Iowa
M.O.L., St. Ambrose University

Kasey J. Keeling

Benton County Director
A.A., Kirkwood Community College
B.A., Mount Mercy University
M.A.E., University of Northern Iowa

Tonya E. Kehoe
Professor, Art
B.A., University of Northern Iowa
M.A., University of Iowa

Dr. David A. Keller
Curriculum Assessment Specialist
B.A., Simpson College
M.S., Colorado State University
Ph.D., University of Iowa

Matt Kempf
Assistant Professor, Network Administration
A.A., Kirkwood Community College
B.A., M.A., Upper Iowa University

Dr. Arthur Khaw
Professor, Communication Skills
B.A., Flinders University, Australia
M.S., Fort Hayes State University
S.P.E.D., Western Illinois University
Ed.D., Liberty University

Dr. Alissa R. King
Professor, Sociology
B.L.S., M.S., Ph.D., Iowa State University

Chris King
Manager, Human Resources
A.A., Kirkwood Community College
B.A., Coe College

Dr. Jeffrey Kirchoff
Dean, Communication/English/Media
B.A., M.A., St. Cloud State University
Ph.D., Bowling Green State University

Dr. Fred Kiser
Associate Professor/Director, Choral
B.M., Bradley University
M.M., University of Missouri-Columbia
Ph.D., University of Iowa

Finn Kolsrud
Assistant Professor, Sociology
M.A., University of Northern Iowa

Philip D. Koopman
Professor, Mathematics
B.A., Coe College
M.S., University of Iowa

Sandra J. Kotowske
Professor, Dental Technology
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College
B.S., University of Phoenix

Kendra Krause
Assistant Professor, Medical Assisting
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College
B.A., University of Northern Iowa

Gregory S. Krawiec
Associate Professor, Hotel Management
Diploma, Academy of Culinary Arts
B.S., Florida International University
M.S., Iowa State University

Tyler Krug
Assistant Professor, Ag Business
B.S., Iowa State University

Michael Kubas
Assistant Professor, Advanced Manufacturing Academy
A.A.S., A.A.S., Hawkeye Community College

Daniel Lamp
Assistant Professor, Construction Management
B.S., University of Cincinnati
M.A., University of Maryland

Shawn Lampe
Instructor, Information Technology
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College
B.A., Clark College

Randy Langel

Assistant Professor, Communications
A.A., Kirkwood Community College
B.A., University of Iowa
M.S., Arizona State University

Amy A. Lasack
Executive Director, Corporate Training
B.A., Cornell College
M.O.L., St. Ambrose University

Sandra Lingard
Professor, Business
B.S., University of South Florida
M.B.A., Purdue University

Andrew D. Livin
Professor, CNC Machining
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College

Kyle Lobermeier
Assistant Professor, Chemistry
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
M.S., University of Iowa

Emily S. Logan
Dean, Industrial Technology
B.A., Central College
M.S.W., Grand Valley State University

Steven Long
Assistant Professor, Electronic Engineering Technology
A.A., Oregon Institute of Technology
A.S., B.S., Thomas A Edison State College

Terri L. Long Jedlicka
Professor, English
A.A., Kirkwood Community College
B.A., M.A., University of Northern Iowa

Alan C. Lovell
Professor, Math
B.S., University of Northern Iowa
M.A.T., Coe College

Katie Lyman
Dean, Health Occupations
B.A., Central College
M.S., Michigan State University
Ph.D., University of South Florida

Florencia Lynch
Professor, Spanish
B.A., Universidad Catolica de la Plata
M.A., University of Northern Iowa

Jessica E. Maas
Associate Professor, Bio Science
B.S., University of Iowa
M.A.S.T., University of Iowa

Andrew MacPherson
Associate Vice President, Facilities & Security
A.A.S., Grayson County College
B.S., M.A., American Public University

Dr. Joshua M. Madsen
Associate Professor, Biology
B.A., University of Northern Iowa
Ph.D., University of Iowa

Kristee K. Malmberg
Professor, Dental Assistant
A.A.S., A.A., Kirkwood Community College
B.S., Bellevue University

Bridget M. Malone
Professor, Spanish
B.A., M.A., University of Iowa

Dr. Constance S. Marberry
Professor, Math
B.A., Bowdoin College
M.A., Trenton State College
Ph.D., University of Iowa

Anna Martel
Assistant Professor, Medical Assisting
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College

Dr. Janine Martin
Assistant Professor, Anatomy/Physiology
P.h.D., University of Iowa

Sarah Matheny
Associate Dean, Business & IT
B.A., University of Iowa
M.S.L., Mount Mercy University

Dr. Lenore D. Maybaum
Associate Professor, English
B.A., Drake University
M.A., Oregon State University
PhD., University of Iowa

Sean A. Mc Atee
Instructor, Coordinator, HS Completion
A.A., Kirkwood Community College
B.A., University of Iowa

Dr. Chris McCord
Professor, Philosophy
B.A., Middle Tennessee State University
M.A., University of Memphis
Ph.D., University of Nebraska

Dr. Mark L. McCreary
Associate Professor, Philosophy
B.A., Samford University
M.A., Ph.D., Loyola University

Kristie R. McKibben
Associate Professor, CAD
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College
B.S., University of Northern Iowa

David R. McMahon
Professor, History
B.A., Northwest Missouri State University
M.A., Creighton University

Troy P. McQuillen
Vice President, Facilities and Security
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College
B.S., Upper Iowa University
M.E., Iowa State University

Emily McWorthy
Assistant Professor, Communication
B.A., M.A., Northern Illinois University

Dr. Jennifer Meehan Brennom
Professor, Psychology
B.A., Coe College
M.A., University of Northern Iowa
Ph.D., Iowa State University

Lori A. Merlak
Associate Dean, Iowa City Campus
B.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania
M.S., Colorado Technical University

Lindsay Miles
Counselor
B.S., University of Iowa
M.S.W., St. Ambrose University

Bobbi J. Miller
Associate Dean of Students
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College
B.A.S., Mount Mercy University
M.Ed., Iowa State University

Andy Mills
Assistant Professor, Mathematics
B.A., Luther College
M.S., University of Iowa

Curtis Z. Mitchell
Professor, Developmental Math
B.A., Carleton College
M.P., M.S., Yale University

Dr. Tyler Mitchell
Instructor, Math
B.A., Carleton College
Ph.D., Northern Illinois University

Ashley Moeller
Associate Dean, Agricultural Science
B.A., University of Northern Iowa

Eman Mohamed
Instructor, Early Childhood
M.A., Western Illinois University
B.S., Sudan University of Science & Technology
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College

Rich Monbrod
Instructor, Accounting
B.S., Northeastern Illinois University
M.B.A., Roosevelt University

Jillissa Moorman
Associate Professor, Interior Design
B.F.A., M.F.A., Iowa State University

Sarah Morey
Assistant Professor, Communications
B.A., University of Dubuque
M.A., University of Northern Iowa

Shawna L. Moss
Professor, Horticulture
B.A., M.Ed., Iowa State University

Kim S. Muhl
Professor, Physical Education and Recreation
B.A., William Penn University
M.A., Cumberland College

Esperanza Munoz-Perez
Professor, ELA
B.A., M.A., University of Iowa

Shelby J. Myers
Professor, English
B.A., Luther College
M.A.T., University of Iowa

Jon D. Neff
Vice President, Technology Services
B.A., Coe College
M.B.A., University of Iowa

Brandy L. Netty
Professor, Math
B.A., M.A., University of Northern Iowa

Nicoleta Nica
Associate Professor, Nursing
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College
B.S.N., Upper Iowa University
M.S.N., Capella University

Doris Nyaga
Director, Grants
B.A., Brewton-Parker College
M.A., Kennesaw State University

Edwin Nyamwala
Instructor, Marketing
A.A., Mombasa Polytechnic University
B.S., Mid-Continent University
M.B.A., Murray State University
D.B.A., Northcentral University

Frederick A. Ochs
Professor, Chemistry
B.S., University of Wisconsin
M.S., University of Michigan

Carlos Ortega-Amparan
Associate Professor, ELA, English
B.A., M.A., University of Iowa

Dr. Mohamed Osman
Assistant Professor, Biology
M.S., Ph.D., Iowa State University

Jim Otto
Assistant Professor, Advanced Manufacturing Academy
A.A.S., D.I.P., Eastern Iowa Community College

Mona K. Parekh
Associate Professor, Math
B.B.A, Loyola University
M.A., Columbia University

Christopher W. Patterson
Professor, Biology, Anatomy & Physiology
B.A., University of Northern Iowa
M.A., University of North Dakota

Melissa Payne
Executive Dean of Students
B.A., Truman State University
M.A.E., University of Northern Iowa

Jody Pellerin
Vice President, Advancement
B.A., University of Iowa

Joseph Perea
Assistant Professor/Director, Instrumental Music
B.M., University of Cincinnati College
M.M., University of North Texas

Andrei A. Perkhounkov
Professor, Math
B.S., M.S., Moscow Aviation Institute

Glen Peters
Assistant Professor, Automotive
D.P., Hawkeye Community College

Jed Q. Peterson
Professor, History
B.S., Iowa State University
M.A., University of Northern Iowa
M.A., University of Iowa

Dr. Olga B. Petrova
Professor, English
M.A., University of Northern Iowa
Ph.D., University of Iowa

Tammy Pickart
Assistant Professor, Nursing
B.S.N., Mount Mercy University
M.S., Walden University

Tera R. Pickens
Director, Washington County
A.A., Kirkwood Community College
B.A., Coe College

Danielle Pickering
Senior Director of Finance & Accounting
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College
B.S., Upper Iowa University

Heidi M. Pierce
Professor, Psychology
B.S., M.S., Iowa State University

Danny Plunckett
Instructor, English
M.F.A., Georgia College & State University

Jonathon A. Pope
Associate Professor, Auto Technology
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College
B.A.S., Mount Mercy University
M.Ed., Iowa State University

Kimberly R. Prevo
Professor, Occupational Therapy Assistant
B.S., Eastern Kentucky University
M.S., Mount Mercy University

Stephen E. Price
Associate Professor, English
B.A., M.A., University of Iowa

Julia Rabe
Assistant Professor, American Sign Language
B.A., MacMurray College
M.Ed., Grand Canyon University

Jeremy R. Ralph
Associate Professor, Hospitality
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College
B.S., Upper Iowa University

Dena Rauch
Registrar, Enrollment Management
B.A., St Ambrose University

Dr. Tim Robbins
Instructor, English
M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa

Ruth Roberts
Assistant Professor, Nursing
B.S., M.S.N, Mount Mercy University

Dr. Amy L. Rehnstrom
Professor, Microbiology
B.A., University of Northern Iowa
M.N.S., Southeast Missouri State University
M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo

Rich Rourke
Professor, Swine
A.A.S., Hawkeye Community College
B.S., Western Illinois University

Jessica Rozek
Professor, Nursing
A.A., Worsham College
B.S.N., Mount Mercy College
M.S., Walden University

Jeff Sadler
Assistant Professor, Biology
B.S., M.S., University of Northern Iowa

Nicholas A. Sagan
Associate Professor, Biology, Anatomy & Physiology
B.S., Iowa State University
M.S., University of Central Arkansas

Dr. Scott H. Samuelson
Professor, Philosophy, Humanities
B.A., Grinnell College
M.A., Ph.D., Emory University

Todd M. Saville
Professor, Marketing
B.A., University of Northern Iowa
M.B.A., Nova Southeastern University

Richard Scearce
Assistant Professor, Industrial Maintenance Technology
B.S., Winona State University
M.A., University of Iowa

Dr. Catherine M. Schaff-Stump
Professor, English
B.A., M.A., Iowa State University
Ph.D., University of Iowa

Katherine J. Schellberg
Librarian
B.A., M.A., University of Iowa

Shayne M. Schiltz
Professor, Mathematics
B.S., M.S., Iowa State University

Dr. Renee J. Schlueter
Professor, English
B.A., Truman State University
M.A., Ph.D., Saint Louis University

Colleen Schmitt
Assistant Professor, ELA
B.A., Luther College
M.A., Hamlin University

Mary Schneekloth
Associate Professor, Management
A.A., Kirkwood Community College
B.S. Mount Mercy College
M.B.A., University of Iowa

Dr. Philip Schroeder
Instructor, Anatomy and Physiology
B.S., University of Iowa
Ph.D., University of Central Florida

Randall P. Schultz
Professor, Psychology
A.A., Kirkwood Community College
B.A., M.A., University of Northern Iowa

Dr. Jill M. Scott
Professor, Genetics, Biology
B.S., Oregon State University
Ph.D., Purdue University

Michael J. Sells
Professor, Surgical Technology
Diploma, Marshalltown Community College
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College

Svyatoslav V. Sharapov
Professor, Math
M.S., Tashkent State University, Uzbekistan

Christine M. Shea-Hunt
Associate Professor, Psychology
B.A., M.A., University of Iowa

Jeffrey M. Sherman
Professor, Sociology
B.A., Bemidji State University
M.A., Western Illinois University

Dr. Kevin Shroth
Associate Professor, Speech/Communication
B.A., M.S., Ph.D., University of Iowa

Laurie A. Simmons
Professor, Nursing
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College
B.S.N., Mount Mercy
M.N., Walden University

Clark Skaggs
Professor, Speech
B.A., Southwest Baptist University
M.A., Central Missouri State University

Loughton Smith
Associate Professor, Bakery/Pastry
B.A. Humbolt State University
M.S., Drexel University

Bob Smith
Assistant Professor, Horticulture
B.S., Iowa State University

Greta L. Songe
Associate Professor, Art
B.F.A., Louisiana State University
M.A., M.F.A., University of Iowa

Peg Sprengeler
Executive Assistant to the President
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College

Elisha Stanley
Assistant Professor, Apparel Merchandising
B.B.A., B.S., Lamar University
B.F.A., American Intercontinental University
M.S., Kansas State University

Sam Stark
Associate Professor, Welding
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College

Dr. Bill Stephens
Professor, Anthropology
B.A., University of Texas
M.A., Ph.D., University of Oregon

Jennifer L. Storer
Professor, Nursing
B.A., Luther College
M.N., Walden University

Dr. Brooke Strahn-Koller
Associate Vice President, Academic Affairs
B.A., M.S., Western Illinois University
Ph.D., University of Iowa

Heather Strempke-Durgin
Associate Professor, English
A.A., Kirkwood Community College
B.A., Boise State University
M.A., Oregon State University

Ryan Strempke-Durgin
Digital Services Librarian
A.A., Kirkwood Community College
B.A., Boise State University
M.L.S., University of Iowa

Dr. Lori Sundberg
President
B.A., Knox College
M.B.A., Western Illinois University
D.B.A., St. Ambrose University

Sara J. Swanson
Executive Director, Application Support & Development
B.A., B.S., University of Iowa
M.B.A., St. Ambrose University

RaeAnn Swanson-Evans
Instructor, History
B.A., M.A., University of Northern Iowa

Kory M. Swart
Professor, Mathematics
B.A., M.A., University of Northern Iowa

Trisha Swartzendruber
Associate Professor, Nursing
B.S.N., University of Iowa
M.N., Mount Mercy University

Serena Tarr
Associate Professor, Sociology
B.A., M.A., Washington State University

Kasi Tenborg
Director, The Hotel at Kirkwood Center
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College

Justin Thoensen
Senior Director, Technology Projects
B.B.A., University of Iowa

Megan Thole
Director, Institutional Planning & Accreditation Liaison Officer
B.A., Loras College
M.A., Concordia University

Christine M. Thompson
Instructor, HSDL Program
B.A., University of Northern Iowa

Mindy J. Thornton
Director, Linn County Regional Center
B.A., University of Northern Iowa
M.O.L., St. Ambrose University

Dr. Connie Thurman
Vice President, IR/IE
B.A., Knox College
M.B.A., Western Illinois University
Ph.D., St. Ambrose University

Dr. Mircea M. Tomus
Professor, English
M.A., University of Cluj, Rumania
Ph.D., University of Iowa

James R. Trepka
Professor, Electrical Engineering Technology
B.A., Grinnell College
B.S., University of Minnesota
M.S., University of Iowa

Josh A. Troutman
Professor, Physical Education
B.A., University of Northern Iowa

Seth Vander Tuig
Director, Student Life
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College
B.L.S., M.Ed., Iowa State University

Heidi Vogel
Assistant Professor, Counseling
B.A., Wartburg College
M.A., University of Central Florida

Doug E. Wagemester
Director, Athletics
B.A., Loras College
M.A., University of Redlands

Michael Wampler
Associate Professor, Information Technology
Regional Director, SBDC
B.S., Iowa State University
M.S., Oklahoma State University

Emily Waters
Assistant Professor, Psychology
B.A., Simpson College
M.A., Argosy University

Lance Webber
Instructor, Auto Tech
A.S., Lincoln Technical Institute

Jody L. Weigel
Professor, Human Services
B.A., University of Northern Iowa
M.S.W., University of Iowa

Jon L. Weih
Director, Johnson County Regional Center
B.A., M.A., University of Northern Iowa

Theodore R. Weiland
Professor, Chemistry
B.S., University of Wisconsin
M.A., M.S., Iowa State University

Abbie Wiepert
Assistant Professor, Business
B.A., M.B.A., University of Iowa

Dr. Jessica L. Westin
Associate Professor, Anatomy & Physiology
B. S., University of Illinois
M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan

Judith A. Wightman
Professor, Psychology
B.A., University of Northern Iowa
M.A., University of Nebraska

Lisa D. Williams
Professor, English
B.A., Mount Mercy University
M.A., University of Iowa

Christina Winders
Assistant Professor, Dental Assisting
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College
B.A., University of Northern Iowa

Arron W. Wings
Dean, Learning Services
M.A., University of Iowa
J.D., University of Nebraska

Stephen C. Wolcott
Associate Professor, English
B.A., Ohio University
M.A., M.S., Indiana University

Zach Wollert
Assistant Professor, Art
B.A., B.F.A., University of Oregon
M.F.A., Kent State University

Dawn R. Wood
Dean, Global Learning
B.A., University of Northern Iowa
M.A., School for International Training

Kimberly Woods
Assistant Professor, Nursing
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College
B.S., Iowa State University
M.S., Allen College

Dr. Laura N. Yost
Professor, Interdisciplinary
B.A., M.A., M.B.A., Iowa State University
Ph.D., University of Nebraska

Dr. Robinson M. Yost
Professor, History
B.A., Centenary College
M.A., Ph.D., Iowa State University

Darren Zabloudil
Executive Director, Technical Infrastructure
B.B.A., University of Iowa

Lynne C. Zeman
Professor, Science
B.S., University of Nebraska
M.S., M.S, University of Iowa

Angela J. Ziesman Weiler
Professor, Counseling
B.A., Central College
M.A., University of Northern Iowa