University of Iowa

Dr. Spisak graduated from Loyola University of Chicago with a PhD in Classical Studies. Although he is a professor in the UI Classics Department, he is the fulltime director of the Honors Program. He began teaching in honors in 1998, and has been an honors education administrator and researcher since 2006. As director, he represents the program both on and off campus with the goal of bringing it the resources it needs to support high ability students. He has been heavily involved with the leadership of the National Collegiate Honors Council and has presented and published extensively in the field of honors education.


His outside interests are reading, woodworking, and handball.

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