Honors Faculty

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.

Honors Faculty

Pamela MulderNursing

Pamela
Assistant Professor (Clinical)

Education:

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

Laurie CroftEducation

Laurie
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

Susan AssoulineEducation 

Susan
Professor

Education:

  • PhD in Education, The University of Iowa, 1988

David WilderBiomedical engineering 

David
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.

John SolowEconomics

Jon
Professor Emeritus

Education:

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

Alice Fulton, Biochemistry

Alice

 

 

Christopher CheatumChemistry 

Christopher
Professor

Education:

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

Daniel QuinnChemistry

Daniel
Professor

 

 

 

 

 


Sarah LarsenChemistry 

Sarah Larsen
Adjunct Professor

Education:

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

 


Art SpisakClassics 

Resized AS
Professor

Education:

  • PhD, Loyola University

 

 

 

 


Ruth BentlerCommunication Sciences and Disorders

Ruth
Professor Emeritus

 

 

 

 

 

 


Brooks LandonEnglish

Brooks
Professor, Associate Chair for Faculty

Education:

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

 

 

 

 


Waltraud MaierhoferGerman

Professor

Education:

  • Ph. D. University of Regensburg, Germany

Paul KleiberPhysics & Astronomy 

Paul
Professor Emeritus

Education:

  • Ph.D., University of Colorado, 1981

 

 

 

 


John NelsonPolitical Science

Professor

Education:

  • PhD University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1977

Kelly KaderaPolitical Science

Kelly
Associate Professor

Education:

  • PhD University of Illinois, 1995

 

 

 

 


Rene RochaPolitical Science

Rene
Professor

Education:

  • PhD Texas A&M University, 2006

 

 

 


Ron McMullenPolitical Science 

Ronald
Ambassador in Residence

Education:

  • PhD, University of Iowa

 

 

 

 

 


Tom RicePolitical Science 

Tom Rice
Professor, Director of Undergraduate Studies

Education:

  • PhD The University of Iowa, 1983

 

 

 

 

 


Robert KirbyPsychology 

Bob
Director, Iowa Center for Research by Undergraduates

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


David KlemmReligious Studies 

Professor Emeritus

Carol SeverinoRhetoric 

Carol
Professor, Director of the Writing Center

Education:

  • PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1989

 

 

 

 


Thomas KeeganRhetoric 

Tom
Adjunct Assistant Professor

 

 

 

 

 


Steve Duck, Rhetoric, Communication Studies 

Steve
Professor and Chair

Education: 

  • PhD, University of Sheffield (UK)