Honors Faculty advance honors education through active participation in Honors coursework, events, and initiatives. They advise Honors at Iowa on courses, policies, programs, and its own membership. The Honors Faculty includes members of the Honors Steering Committee, former Honors Directors, and recipients of the Honors Teaching Award.

Current Honors Faculty

College of Nursing 

Pamela MulderNursing 

Assistant Professor (Clinical)

Education:

  • PhD, Nursing, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
  • BSN, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Pamela

College of Education

Laurie CroftEducation

Clinical Professor

Education:

  • PhD in Educational Leadership, University of Tulsa, 1994
  • MA in History, University of Oklahoma, 1984
  • BA in History (Honors), Oklahoma State University, 1978
Laurie

Susan AssoulineEducation 

Professor

Education:

  • PhD in Education, The University of Iowa, 1988
Susan

College of Engineering 

David WilderBiomedical engineering 

Professor

Education:

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Vermont, 1985.

  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Vermont, 1978.

  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Vermont, 1974.

David

Tippie College of Business

John SolowEconomics

Professor Emeritus

Education:

  • PhD in Economics, Stanford University, 1983
  • MA in Economics, Stanford University, 1981
  • BA in Economics, Yale University, 1976
Jon

Carver College of Medicine 

Alice Fulton, Biochemistry 

 

Alice

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 

Christopher CheatumChemistry 

Professor

Education:

  • B.S., University of New Mexico (1995)
  • Ph.D., University of Wisconsin - Madison (2001)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, M.I.T. (2001-2003)
Christopher

Daniel QuinnChemistry

Professor
Daniel

Sarah LarsenChemistry 

Adjunct Professor

Education:

  • B.A., Bowdoin College (1986)
  • Ph.D., Harvard University (1992)
  • DOE Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellow, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory (1993-1995)
Sarah Larsen

Art SpisakClassics 

Professor

Education:

  • PhD, Loyola University
Resized AS

Ruth BentlerCommunication Sciences and Disorders

Professor Emeritus
Ruth

Brooks LandonEnglish

Professor, Associate Chair for Faculty

Education:

  • Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 1978
  • M.A., University of Texas at Austin, 1973
Brooks

Waltraud MaierhoferGerman

Professor

Education:

  • Ph. D. University of Regensburg, Germany
 

Paul KleiberPhysics & Astronomy 

Professor Emeritus

Education:

  • Ph.D., University of Colorado, 1981
Paul

John NelsonPolitical Science

Professor

Education:

  • PhD University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1977
 

Kelly KaderaPolitical Science

Associate Professor

Education:

  • PhD University of Illinois, 1995
Kelly

Rene RochaPolitical Science

Professor

Education:

  • PhD Texas A&M University, 2006
Rene

Ron McMullenPolitical Science 

Ambassador in Residence

Education:

  • PhD, University of Iowa
Ronald

Tom RicePolitical Science 

Professor, Director of Undergraduate Studies

Education:

  • PhD The University of Iowa, 1983
Tom Rice

Robert KirbyPsychology 

Director, Iowa Center for Research by Undergraduates
Bob

David KlemmReligious Studies 

Professor Emeritus
 

Carol SeverinoRhetoric 

Professor, Director of the Writing Center

Education:

  • PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1989
Carol

Thomas KeeganRhetoric 

Adjunct Assistant Professor

 

Tom

Steve Duck, Rhetoric, Communication Studies 

Professor and Chair

Education: 

  • PhD, University of Sheffield (UK)
Steve