Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2012-2013

Administrative Staff & Faculty

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

Linda K. Abernathy
Assistant Professor, Accounting
B.S., Mount Mercy University
M.B.A., St. Ambrose University

Steven W. Abram
Associate Professor, Office Administration
B.S., M.S., East Carolina University

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

Tamara S. Alt
Program Director, Respiratory Therapy
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College
B.S., Mount Mercy University

Rick D. Anderson
Associate Professor, Theatre
A.A., Iowa Central Community College
B.A., M.A., University of Northern Iowa

Scott A. Anderson
Associate Professor, Diesel Truck Technology
A.A., Des Moines Area Community College

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

Dr. Anthony L. Arduini
Associate 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

Dr. Emmanuel M. Asigbee
Professor, Economics
B.S., M.S., University of Science and Technology, Ksi Ghana
M.A., M.S., Ph.D., University of Manchester, England

Pamela S. Baenziger
Professor, Developmental Math
A.A., Mount Saint Clare College

Carter A. Baldwin
IowaWORKS Regional Director
B.L.S., Iowa State University

Douglas F. Bannon
Dean, Admissions
A.A., Marshalltown Community College
B.S., Northwest Missouri State University
M.A., Northeast Missouri State University

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

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

Bill Beaty
Professor, LAN Management
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College

Jessica Beck
Instructor, Business Management
B.S., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
M.S., Loyola University

Dan L. Behaunek
Professor, Automotive Collision Repair
Diploma, Kirkwood Community College

Marilyn R. Belcher
Professor, Counseling
B.A., Mount Mercy University
M.A., University of Iowa

Lee Belfield
General Manager, The Hotel at Kirkwood Center
B.A., Kalamazoo College
M.A., Western Michigan University

Dr. Brenda S. Bensema
Associate Professor, Biology
B.A., Central College
M.S., Western Illinois University
Ph.D., Oklahoma State University

Michael E. Birmingham
Associate Professor, Criminal Justice
A.A., Kirkwood Community College
B.A., Mount Mercy University
M.S., University of Alabama

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

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

Dawn M. Boettcher
Adjunct Faculty, Nursing EW
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College
B.S.N., Mount Mercy University

Michael J. Bootsma
Instructor, Business
B.S. Iowa State University
M.A., J.D. University of Iowa

Gary A. Botos
Librarian
B.A., Indiana University
M.A., University of Iowa

Harleen S. Bott
Director, Iowa County
B.S., M.S., Iowa State University

Dr. Jeanelle D. Boyer
Assistant Professor, Science
B.A., B.S., Lycoming College
M.S., Ph.D., Cornell University

Dr. Jennifer L. Bradley
Dean, Arts & Humanities
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

Terry A. Brase
Professor, Agriculture Technology
A.A., Ellsworth Community College
B.S., M.S., Iowa State University

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

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

Dr. Carol S. Brown
CCID President
B.A., James Madison University
M.A.T., Quinnipiac University
Ph.D., University of Georgia

Gail T. Brown
Assistant Professor, Geographic Information Systems
B.A., Clarke College Iowa
M.G.I.S., Penn State University

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

Gary R. Brownell
Assistant Professor, Automotive Technology
A.A.S., Northeast Community College
B.S., Wayne State College

Brian M. Brownfield
Instructor, Automotive Technology
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College

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

Dr. David S. Bullwinkle
Assistant Professor, Philosophy
B.A., Brown University
M.A., Ph.D., Northwestern University, Chicago

Paul D. Burdick
Professor, Industrial Maintenance Technology
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College

Michael A. Burkle
Instructor, Horticulture
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College
B.A., Luther College

Jon D. Buse
Dean of Students
B.A., M.Ed., University of Northern Iowa

Russell D. Bush
Instructor, Information Technology
B.A., University of Northern Iowa

Hannah L. Byrne
Instructor, Jones County
A.A., Cottey College
B.A., University of Northern Iowa
M.O.L., St. Ambrose University

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

Steven E. Carpenter
Print Services Director
B.S., Northwest Missouri State University
M.A., University of Iowa

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

Janae Cavanagh
Instructor, Dental Assisting
Diploma, A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College

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

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

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

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

Dr. Joseph N. Christopher
Assistant Professor, Chemistry
B.A., Grinnell College
M.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

Patrick M. Clemence
Director, Applications Support/Development
A.S., Clinton Community College
B.S., Mount Mercy University

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

Nichelle L. Cline
Professor, Occupational Therapy
B.A., University of Northern Iowa
B.S., St. Ambrose University
M.P.A., Drake University

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

Cindy S. Cochran
Associate Professor, Speech
B.A., M.A., University of Iowa

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

Brook O. Conrad
Adjunct, Sign Language
B.S., Northern Illinois University

Robert L. Cook
Director, Facilities Management
B.A., University of Iowa

Sandra E. Cooper
Dean, Nursing
A.A.S., Iowa Central Community College
B.S.N., University of Dubuque
M.N.S., University of Iowa

Christopher Cronbaugh
Assistant Professor, Reading/Writing
B.S.S., Cornell College
M.A., Mount Mercy University

Richard L. Crow
Assistant Professor, Ag Production Management
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College
B.S., M.S., University of Wisconsin

James W. Crowther
Professor, Accounting
B.A., Southern Illinois University
M.B.A., University of Iowa

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

Channa Davenport
Instructor, Nursing
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College
B.S.N., M.S.N., Grand Canyon University

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

Peggy L. DeJong
Professor, Accounting
B.S., M.S., San Diego State University

Joseph A. DeMaria
Associate Professor, Computers
A.A.S., Chicago City-Wide College
B.A., University of Iowa
B.S., Iowa Wesleyan College

Ryan A. Dehner
Instructor, ELA
B.A., University of Iowa
B.S., Iowa Wesleyan College

David B. Dettman
Professor, Hospitality Arts
Diploma, Des Moines Area Community College

Dr. Rachel M. Dodd
Assistant Professor, Psychology
B.A., University of St. Thomas
Ph.D., University of North Dakota

Lora J. Dodd-Brosseau
Associate Professor, Floral Careers
Diploma, Kirkwood Community College

Gary N. Donnermeyer
Professor, Biology
B.S., University of Wisconsin - River Falls
M.S., University of Wisconsin - La Crosse

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

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

Bob J. Driggs
Dean, Math/Science
M.S., University of Illinois, Champaign

Anne M. Duffy
Professor, Animal Health Technology
A.S., Kirkwood Community College
B.A., Coe College
M.A., University of Iowa

Jennifer M. Duncan
Instructor, New Directions
B.A., M.A., University of Iowa

Lisa M. Dutchik
Assistant Professor, Accounting
B.A., St. Ambrose University
M.A., University of Iowa

Dawn M. Eitel
Associate Professor, Medical Assistant
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College
B.A., University of Iowa

John A. Elliff
Assistant Professor, Pre-Engineering
A.S., Kirkwood Community College
B.S., University of Iowa

Amy Ellsworth
Instructor, Nursing
B.S.N., University of Iowa
M.N., University of Mary

Mary Lou Erlacher
Director, Workplace Learning Connection
B.A., University of Iowa
M.A., Viterbo University

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

Thomas J. Ernster
Associate Professor, English
B.A., Arizona State University
M.A., Holy Names University

Cynthia L. Fabor
Assistant Professor, Microbiology
B.S., M.A., University of Iowa

Matthew S. Falduto
One Stop Manager
B.A., University of Iowa
M.Ed., Iowa State University

Dr. Timothy L. Feldkamp
Professor, Director Instrumental Music
B.A.M., Fort Hays State University
M.M.U., Wichita State University
D.M.A., University of Oklahoma

Marilee A. Feldman
Professor, Business
B.A., University of Northern Iowa
M.Ed., Iowa State University

Catherine L. Finch
Assistant Professor, Physical Therapist Assistant
B.S., California State University Fresno

Jennifer L. Fischer
Director, Operations
A.A., Kirkwood Community College
B.A., Mount Mercy University
M.B.A., St. Ambrose University

Dr. Kristie L. Fisher
Vice President, Student Services
A.A., Kirkwood Community College
B.A., M.B.A., University of Iowa
Ph.D., Iowa State University

Daniel L. Fitzgerald
Assistant Professor, Welding
Certificate, Hawkeye Community College

Benjamin M. Foley
Instructor, Industrial Maintenance Technology
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College

Debra S. Forbes
Instructor, Nursing
B.S.N., Iowa Methodist School of Nursing

Shelly A. Ford
Instructor, Theatre
B.S., Georgia Southern University
M.F.A., University of Memphis

Kay A. Forest
Associate Professor, Office Applications
B.A., University of Northern Iowa

Nicole G. Forsythe
Digital Services Librarian
B.A., Colorado College
M.S., University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign

Donald A. Frey
Instructor, Accounting
B.B.A., University of Iowa
M.B.A., St. Ambrose University

Dr. Sondra A. Gates
Instructor, 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

Nancy L. Glab
Dean, Allied Health
A.A.S., Northeast Iowa Community College
B.S., M.S., University of Dubuque

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

Denise C. Glew
Instructor, Anatomy, Physiology, & Biology
B.A., Wartburg College
M.A., University of Northern Iowa

Barbara D. Goings
Associate Professor, Interior Design
B.S., M.S., Iowa State University

Lisa M. Goodwin
Instructor, Hospitality
A.A., Kirkwood Community College
B.S., Mount Mercy University

Jane F. Grabowski
Assistant Professor, Speech
B.A., Northern Kentucky University
M.A., Ball State University

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

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

Megan M. Green
Associate Professor, Horse Science
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College
B.S., William Woods University

Helen T. Grunewald
Professor, Photography
A.A., Kirkwood Community College
B.A., M.A., University of Iowa

Douglas W. Gustafson
Professor, Math
B.S., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
M.A., University of Iowa

Betty I. Haar
Associate Professor, Health Information Technology
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College
B.S., Upper Iowa University

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

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

Bobbi J. Hagist
Student Services Director
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College
B.A.S., Mount Mercy University
M.Ed., Iowa State University

Daniel M. Hahn
Professor, Mechanical Engineering Design Technology
B.A., Luther College
B.S., Washington University

Dr. Doug. Hall
Professor, Art
B.A., Long Beach City College
M.A., M.F.A., University of Iowa

Dr. David M. Hall
Associate Professor, Anatomy & Physiology
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa

Kathy L. Hall
Vice President, Resource Development
B.A., M.A., University of Iowa

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

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

Pamela J. Hanson
Professor, Dental Assistant
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College
B.S., M.A., University of Iowa

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

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

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

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

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

Samantha F. Hench
Instructor, Information Technology
B.S., M.S., West Virginia University

Jill R. Henecke
Controller
B.A., Coe College

John L. Henik
Associate Vice President, Academic Affairs
B.S., Iowa State University
M.A., University of Iowa

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

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

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

Dr. Robert C. Heyer
Professor, Chemistry
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Northern Illinois University

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

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

Charles J. Hinz
Dean, Learning Services
B.S., Loras College
M.A., University of Iowa

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

John W. Hughes
Instructor, Counseling
B.S., Coe College
M.S., S.P.E.D., University of Iowa

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

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

Gorden L. Jacobsen
Professor, Automotive Collision Repair
Diploma, Kirkwood Community College

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

Melissa A. Jensen
Emergency Services and Energy Director
A.A.S., Des Moines Area Community College

Dr. Yan Jiang
Instructor, English
B.A, M.A., Jilin University
Ph.D., Western Michigan University

Jill M. Johnson
Assistant Professor, Human Anatomy
B.A., M.A., Central Michigan University

Dr. Kimberly A. Johnson
Vice President, Continuing Education
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College
B.B.A., University of Iowa
Ph.D., M.A., Iowa State University

Richard J. Johnson
Professor, English
B.A., M.A.T., University of Iowa

Kenneth E. Johnston
Assistant Professor, Automotive Technology
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College

Bob J. Jones
Associate Professor, Telecommunication
A.A., Indian Hills Community College

Gary J. Jorgenson
Associate Professor, Automotive Technology
Diploma, Northeast Iowa Community College

Nashae Y. Julian
Instructor, Counselor
B.S., Presentation College
M.S., Northern State University

Peg A. Julius
Director, Enrollment Management
B.S., Iowa State University
M.B.A., University of Iowa

Kathy D. Kaiser
Director, Communications & Marketing
A.A., Kirkwood Community College
B.A., Mount Mercy University
M.B.A., St. Ambrose University

Brian Kalata
Instructor, Culinary Arts
A.A., Culinary Institute of America
B.S., University of Phoenix

Thomas A. Kaldenberg
Executive Director, Facilities
A.A., Ellsworth Community College
B.A., University of Iowa
M.P.A., Troy University

Dr. Arlin W. Karsten
Professor, Animal Health
B.S., D.V.M., Iowa State University

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

Dr. David A. Keller
Professor, Mathematics
B.A., Simpson College
M.S., Colorado State University
Ph.D., University of Iowa

Patrick E. Keyes
Professor, English
B.A., M.A., University of Illinois

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

Marcel J. Kielkucki
Director, HS/ABE
B.A., Mount Mercy University

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

Patrick B. Klatt
Director, Equine Operations
B.S., Southwest Missouri State University

M.J. Klemme
Assistant Professor, Marketing
B.S., Iowa State University
M.B.A., University of Iowa

Rose K. Kodet
Professor, Communications Media/Public Relations
B.S., Mankato State University
M.A., Drake University

Sheryl L. Konen
Professor, Interior Design
B.A., University of Iowa

Connie L. Konigsmark
Instructor, HS Completion
A.A., Henderson Community College
B.S., Brescia University
M.Ed., University of Southern Indiana

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

Sandra J. Kotowske
Associate Professor, Dental Technology
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College

Linda K. Krog
Professor, American Sign Language Interpreter
B.S., University of Wisconsin
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Platteville
M.S., Capella University
M.S., Winona State University

Barry A. Kucera
Associate Professor, Carpentry
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College

Susan B. Kuennen
Professor, English
B.A., Western Illinois University
M.A., University of Iowa

Dr. Bill H. Lamb
Vice President, Academic Affairs
B.A., University of Kansas
M.A., Pittsburg State University
Ph.D., Kansas State University

Amy A. Lasack
Director, Training & Outreach Services
B.A., Cornell College
M.O.L., St. Ambrose University

Jennifer S. Lenger
Assistant Professor, Nursing
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College
B.S.N., Mount Mercy University

Eugene R. Leutzinger
Assistant Professor, Nursing
A.A.S., Parkland College
B.S., Southern Nazarene University

Juanita Limas
Instructor, Biology
B.A., B.S., University of Iowa
M.S., Barry University

Sandra Lingard
Instructor, Computer and Business Education
A.A., Polk Community College
B.S., University of South Florida
M.B.A., Indiana University

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

Emily S. Logan
Instructor, Human Services
B.A., Central College
M.S.W., Grand Valley State University

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

Jorge A. Lopez
Professor, Architectural Technology
B.A., M.A., Washington University

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

Joseph J. Luchtenburg
Assistant Professor, Masonry
HS, Waverly-Shell Rock High School

Dr. Michael C. Lyons
Professor, Human Anatomy & Physiology
B.A., Simpson College
M.A., Drake University
Ph.D., University of Iowa

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

Kristee K. Malmberg
Assistant 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

David W. Marks
Instructor, Chemistry
B.S., University of Iowa
M.S., Iowa State University

Lenore D. Maybaum
Instructor, English
B.A., Drake University
M.A., Oregon State University

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

Karen L. McCaa
Associate Professor, Counseling
B.A., Eastern Illinois University
M.Ed., University of Tennessee

Elizabeth L. McCarthy
Assistant Professor, Computer Programming
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College
B.A., Loras College

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
Instructor, Philosophy
B.A., Samford Univeristy
M.A., Ph.D., Loyola University

Devonee D. McDonald
Professor, English
B.A., Mount Mercy University
M.A., University of Iowa

Thomas W. McDonald
Recruiting Coordinator
B.S., Iowa State University

Timothy I. McGee
Director, Distance Learning
B.F.A., M.Ed, University of South Alabama
M.F.A., West Texas A&M University

Kristie R. McKibben
Instructor, CAD
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College

Dr. Michael P. McLaughlin
Dean, Health Occupations
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College
B.A., M.A.T., University of Iowa
Ph.D., Iowa State University

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

Jean M. McMenimen
Professor, Education Careers
B.A., College of St. Benedict
M.A., University of Iowa

Troy P. McQuillen
Assistant Professor, Horticulture
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College
B.S., Upper Iowa University

Saul Mekies
Professor, Economics
B.A., Central Connecticut State University
M.A., University of Connecticut

Lori A. Merlak
Assistant Professor, Management
B.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania
M.S., Colorado Technical University

Dr. Mario D. Meza
Assistant Professor, Pre-Engineering
B.S., M.S., Universidad De Santiago, Chile
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Eric Miller
Associate Professor, Sociology
B.A., Knox College
M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa

Betty L. Mitchell
Professor, Dental Technology
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College
B.S., University of Iowa

Curtis Z. Mitchell
Instructor Coordinator/Developmental Math
B.A., Carleton College
M.S., Yale University

Jeffrey L. Mitchell
Dean, Industrial Technologies
B.A., University of Northern Iowa
M.A., University of Iowa

Keith J. Mitchell
Assistant Professor, Automotive Technology
Diploma, A.A.S., Western Wisconsin Technical College
B.S., University of Wisconsin

Jane R. Montgomery
Associate Professor, Computer Programming
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College

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

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

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

Kristi Murdock
Instructor, Animal Health
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College
B.S., University of Iowa

Barbara J. Mussman
Rehabilitation Services Director
M.S., Iowa State University

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

Jon D. Neff
Executive Director, Information Technologies
B.A., Coe College
M.B.A., University of Iowa

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

Melanie R. Nollsch
Professor, Early Childhood Education
B.S., Iowa State University
M.Ed., Drake University

Craig V. O’Brien
Media Technologies Director
A.A., Ellsworth Community College
B.A., University of Iowa

Chris O’Brien
Director, Grants and Federal Programs
B.A., M.A., Iowa State University

Nancy L. O'Geary-Smith
Associate Professor/LAN Mangement

Sandra A. O’Brien
Associate Professor, Computer/Business
B.A., University of Northern Iowa

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

Jim A. Off
Professor, Construction Technology
B.S., Mankato State University
M.A., University of Northern Iowa
M.B.A., Golden Gate University

Steven J. Ovel
Executive Director, Governmental Relations
B.S., Iowa State University

Susan J. Ovel
Director, Planned Giving
B.S., Iowa State University

Dr. Steve Owen
Associate Professor, Political Science
B.S., University College of Wales
M.A., University Essex, England
Ph.D., University of Kansas

Mona K. Parekh
Instructor, Developmental Math
B.B.A., Loyola University

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

George A. Patterson
Associate Professor, History
B.A., Mount Mercy University
M.A., University of California

Michele D. Payne
Professor, English
B.A., M.A., University of Iowa

Maria F. Pecile
Assistant Professor, Spanish
B.A., Universidad Catolica De La Plata
M.A., University of Northern Iowa

Mark E. Pelzer
Professor, Economics
B.B.A., M.A., University of Iowa

Michael S. Penrod
Associate Professor, Criminal Justice
B.S., M.S., Northeast Missouri State University

Martha Perez-Bendorf
Associate Professor, Spanish
M.A., University of Iowa

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

Greg E. Petersen
Assistant Professor, Biotechnology
B.A., Luther College
M.A.T., M.S., University of Iowa

Rose M. Petersen
Instructor, Reading Specialist
B.S., M.A., University of Iowa

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

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

Beverley J. Philpott
Professor, Medical Assisting
B.S., University of Nottingham, United Kingdom

Ian W. Philpott
Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering Technology
B.S., University of Nottingham, United Kingdom

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

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

Morris M. Pounds
Professor, Counseling
A.S., Southeastern Community College
B.S., Iowa State University
M.A., Truman State University

Kimberly R. Prevo
Associate Professor, Occupational Therapy Assistant
B.S., Eastern Kentucky University

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

Dr. Todd R. Prusha
Dean, Distance Learning and Secondary Programs
B.A., University of Iowa
M.A., Coe College
Ph.D., Iowa State University

Jessica Raabe
Instructor, Nursing
B.S.N., University of Iowa
M.N., Emory University

Jeremy R. Ralph
Instructor, Hospitality
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College

Dr. Amy L. Rehnstrom
Assistant 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

Keith M. Reins
Professor, English
B.A., University of Northern Iowa
M.A., University of Iowa

Jerry Reisinger
Assistant Professor, Horticulture
A.A., Iowa Western Community College
B.S., M.A., Upper Iowa University

Jimmy A. Reyes
Dean, Nursing
B.S.N., D.N.P., University of Iowa

Mary L. Rhiner
Professor, Hospitality Arts
B.S., Iowa State University
M.A., University of Iowa

Dennis E. Ringgenberg
Associate Professor, Welding
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College

Patricia T. Ringgold
Associate Professor, Horse Science
B.S., Towson University

Susan Roben
Director, Finance
A.A., Clarke College Iowa
B.A., Loras College

Michael J. Roberts
Director, Human Resources
B.B.A., University of Wisconsin, Whitewater

Tonja M. Robins
Assistant Professor, English
B.A., Southern Illinois University
M.F.A., University of North Carolina

Carol A. Roemig-Heusinkveld
Professor, Counseling
B.S., M.A., University of Iowa

Jean M. Rogers
Director of Sales, The Hotel at Kirkwood Center
B.S., Mount Mercy University

Gregory E. Roth
Associate Professor, Criminal Justice
B.A., Mount Mercy University
M.S., Minnesota State University

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

Alan D. Rowe
Executive Director, Institutional Effectiveness
B.A., Coe College
M.S., University of Nebraska

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

Paul Saladin
Professor, Horticulture
B.S., M.S., University of Illinois, Champaign

Raymond J. Salucka
Professor, Director of Choral Activities
B.A., University of Dubuque
M.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City

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

Jessica E. Santillan
Assistant Professor, Apparel Merchandising
B.S., Northern Illinois University
M.S., Iowa State University

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

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

Shayne M. Schiltz
Assistant 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

Victor L. Schmidt
Associate Professor, HVAC Technology
A.A.S., A.A., North Iowa Area Community College
B.S., Iowa State University

Kimberly A. Schultz
Professor, Administrative Assistant
B.B.A., University of Iowa
M.S., Northwest Missouri State University

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

Dr. Linda L. Schuppener
Associate Professor, English
M.A., M.F.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa

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

Joseph P. Sedlacek
Professor, Mathematics
A.A., Kirkwood Community College
B.Ed., Northeast Missouri State University
M.A., University of Iowa

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

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

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

Cathleen M. Sheller
Professor, Pre-Computer Science
B.S., Iowa State University
B.S., Mount Mercy University
M.A., University of Iowa

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

Steven N. Sickels
Librarian
B.A., Drake University
M.A., Emporia State University

Laurie A. Simmons
Assistant Professor, Nursing
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College
M.N., Walden University

Dr. Dale R. Simon
Associate Vice President, Iowa City Campus
B.S., Minot State University
M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa

Edward C. Skaggs
Assistant Professor, Speech
B.A., Southwest Baptist University
M.A., Central Missouri State University

Susan J. Skoglund
Professor, French
B.A., M.A., University of Iowa

Gale K. Smetana
Associate Professor, Communications Media/Public Relations
B.S., Northwest Missouri State University
M.A., Wichita State University

Conifer J. Smith
Associate Professor, Art
B.F.A., M.F.A., University of Iowa
M.A., Iowa State University

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

Andreas H. Soemadi
Associate Professor, Math
B.S., M.S., Texas Tech University
M.S., University of Iowa

Dr. Mick J. Starcevich
President
B.A., M.A., University of Northern Iowa
Ed.D., Drake University

Dr. William C. Stephens
Associate Professor, Anthropology
B.A., University of Texas
M.A., Ph.D., University of Oregon

Carolyn L. Stephenson
Associate Professor, Psychology
B.A., M.Ed., University of Northern Iowa

Cherylann M. Stewart
Professor, Ag Business
B.S., University of Connecticut

Randy L. Stolte
Associate Professor, Diesel Auto
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College

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

David L. Stotelmyre
Professor, CNC Machining
Diploma, Kirkwood Community College

Brooke L. Strahn-Koller
Associate Professor, Sociology
B.A., M.A., Western Illinois University

Mary L. Strong
Professor, Nursing
A.A.S., North Iowa Area Community College
B.S.N., Coe College
M.S., University of Iowa

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

Trisha Swartzendruber
Instructor, Nursing
B.S.N., University of Iowa
M.N., Mount Mercy Univeristy

John W. Symington
Associate Professor, LAN Management
B.A., Hastings College
M.A., Ed.S., Kearney State College

Marianne J. Taylor
Professor, English
B.A., Bucknell University
M.A., University of California

Jack L. Terndrup
Professor, Education Careers
B.S., M.A., Eastern Illinois University

Bonnie J. Thomann
Assistant Professor, Health Information Technology
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College
B.S., University of Cincinnati

Margaret C. Thomas
Professor, Physical Therapy
B.S., Loras College
M.A., University of Iowa

Syeda M. Thomas
Instructor, Nursing
B.S.N., Mount Mercy University
M.N., Allen College

Carol L. Thompson
Director, Marion and Resource Centers
B.A., Cornell College
M.Ed., Iowa State University

Christine M. Thompson
Instructor, High School Completion
B.A., University of Northern Iowa

James E. Thompson
Associate Professor, LAN Management
B.A., University of Northern Iowa
B.S., M.S., University of Iowa

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

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

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

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

Kasey J. Tumilty
Benton County Director
A.A., Kirkwood Community College
B.A., Mount Mercy Unversity

Richard L. Underwood
Professor, Speech
B.A., M.A., Purdue University

Douglas J. Van Oort
Associate Professor, Education, Special Education
B.S., Northwest Missouri State University
M.S., Drake University

Kathleen J. Van Steenhuyse
Dean, Social Sciences and Career Option Programs
B.A., Clarke College Iowa
M.A., Georgetown University

Evone R. Vognsen
Continuing Education, Director/Programming
B.A., University of Northern Iowa
M.S., Drake University

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

John F. Weglarz
Professor, Mathematics
B.S., M.S., Illinois State University

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

Jon L. Weih
Director, Student Services and Student Life
Interim Director Johnson County Regional Center
B.A., M.A., University of Northern Iowa

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

Ingrid A. Wensel
Director, Heritage Area Agency on Aging
B.A., University of Iowa

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

John E. Williams
Assistant Professor, Plumbing
A.A., Algonquin College

Lisa D. Williams
Associate Professor, Learning Services
B.A., Mount Mercy University
M.A., University of Iowa

Jennifer A. Wilson
Instructor, Agriculture
A.A., Des Moines Area Community College
A.A., Kirkwood Community College
M.S., Iowa State University

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

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

Dawn R. Wood
International Education Director
B.A., University of Northern Iowa
M.A., School for International Training

Shawn Woodin
National Director
B.S., Binghamton University
M.S., Illinois State University

Andrew J. Yarne
Assistant Professor, Speech
B.S., University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh
M.A., University of Wisconsin - Superior
B.S., M.S., Ed.S., University of Wisconsin - Stout

Geneva M. Yarne
Professor, KCELT
B.A., M.A., University of Iowa

Allison York
Dean, English
B.A., M.A., University of Iowa

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

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

James W. Zach
Professor, Diesel Power Technology
A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College

Dr. Beth A. Zamzow
Associate Professor, Music
B.S., Elizabethtown College
M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa

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

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