Faculty & Staff

College of Education Administration

Administration

Dr. Gaëtane Jean-Marie
Dean, College of Education & Richard O. Jacobson Endowed Chair, Leadership in Education
Karen Phillips
Secretary III, College of Education Dean's Office

Administrative Assistant to the Dean, College of Education
Chris Curran
Associate Dean of Graduate Studies & Associate Professor, Special Education
Colleen Mulholland, EdD
Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies & Student Support Services; Associate Professor, Curriculum and Instruction
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Administration

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Information Technology Specialist
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Director, Instructional Resources & Technology Services
Michael Helton Profile Picture
Library Assistant III
Mindy Noble
Secretary III

Information Technology Specialist
Curriculum & Instruction

Administration

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Department Head & Professor, Curriculum & Instruction

Dana Atwood-Blaine, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Elementary Education & Coordinator, Elementary Education Graduate Program
Instructor, Literacy Education
Courtney Clausen, Ed.D.
Instructor, Elementary Education & Educational Psychology and Foundations
Mary Donegan-Ritter, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Early Childhood Education
Lynne Ensworth
Instructor, Elementary Education
Heather Ferden, M.A.
Instructor, Literacy Education
Linda Fitzgerald, Ph.D.
Professor, Early Childhood Education
Salli Forbes, Ph.D.
Director, Richard O. Jacobson Center for Comprehensive Literacy & Professor, Literacy Education
Magda Galloway, M.A.
Instructor, Instructional Technology
Nandita Gurjar, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Literacy Education
M Herring
Professor Emerita & Instructor, Instructional Technology
Secretary II, Curriculum & Instruction
Gloria Kirkland Holmes, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Early Childhood Education
Jodi Johnson, M.A.
Instructor, Elementary Education
Farah Kashef, M.A.
Faculty Technology Integration Specialist, College of Education & Instructor, Instructional Technology
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Instructor, Literacy Education
Karla Krueger, Ed.D.
Associate Professor, School Library Studies
Mason Kuhn, Ed.D.
Assistant Professor, Elementary Education
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Instructor, Literacy Education
Taraneh Matloob Haghanikar, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Literacy Education
Linda McCartney
Instructor, Elementary Education
Shuaib Meacham, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Literacy Education
Sohyun Meacham, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Literacy Education
Sarah Montgomery, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Elementary Education
Colleen Mulholland, EdD
Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies & Student Support Services; Associate Professor, Curriculum and Instruction
Allison Pattee, M.A.
Instructor, Early Childhood Education & Coordinator, Child Development Center
Marc Renning, M.A.E.
Instructor, Elementary Education & Coordinator, 2+2 Elementary Education B.A. Program
Debra Rich, Ed.D.
Assistant Director, Richard O. Jacobson Center for Comprehensive Literacy & Instructor, Literacy Education
M. Rod Szabo
Instructor, Instructional Technology
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Instructor, Literacy Education
D. Snowden
Secretary III, Curriculum & Instruction
Denise Tallakson, M.Ed.
Instructor, Elementary Education
David Tallakson, M.A.
Instructor, Literacy Education
Joan Bessman Taylor, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, School Library Studies & Coordinator, School Library Studies Graduate Program
Deborah Tidwell Ph.D.
Professor, Literacy Education
Deanne Ubben
Secretary II, Curriculum & Instruction
Sarah Vander Zanden, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Literacy Education & Director, UNI Literacy Clinic & Coordinator, Literacy Education Graduate Program
Beth Dykstra VanMeeteren, Ed.D.
Director, Regents' Center for Early Developmental Education & Associate Professor, Literacy Education
Jason Vetter, M.A.
Instructor, Instructional Technology
Assistant Professor, Elementary Education
Carolyn Weber, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Middle Level Education & Coordinator, Undergraduate Middle Level Education Dual Major Program
Alisa Weeks
Secretary II, School Library Studies
Tim Weih
Associate Professor, Literacy Education
Nancy White, M.A.E.
Instructor, Literacy Education
Betty Zan
Associate Professor, Early Childhood Education & Coordinator, Early Childhood Education Graduate Program
Leigh E. Zeitz, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Instructional Technology & Coordinator, Instructional Technology Graduate Program
Department of Teaching

Administration

Terri Lasswell, Ed.D.
Department Head & Associate Professor, Department of Teaching

Megan Balong
Field Experience Coordinator
Allison Barness
Field Experience Coordinator
Amy Brass
Des Moines Area Student Teaching Coordinator
Karen Breitbach
Field Experience Coordinator
Shelly Bromwich
Field Experience Coordinator
Cindy Cone
Omaha/Council Bluffs/Souix City Center Student Teacher Coordinator
Lyn Countryman
Professor
J.D. Cryer
Coordinator, Elementary Teacher Education
Nadene Davidson
Associate Professor
Mary Doyle
Field Experience Coordinator
Field Experience Coordinator
Lynn Dykstra
Student Teaching Coordinator
Carrie Elser
International/Out-of-State Student Teaching Coordinator
Stephen Foster
Northeast Iowa and International/Out-of-State Student Teaching Coordinator
Beth Harris
Cedar Falls Center Student Teaching Coordinator
Becky Hawbaker
Field Experience Coordinator
Leasha Henriksen
Cedar Rapids Center Student Teaching Coordinator
Sheri Hoffman
Field Experience Coordinator
Ashley Jorgensen
Field Experience Coordinator
Rick Knivsland
Field Experience Coordinator
Kady Korbel
Charles City/Mason City Center Student Teaching Coordinator
Sheryl Larson
Northwest Iowa Center Student Teaching Coordinator
Amy Lockhart
Field Experience Coordinator
Kim Miller
Field Experience Coordinator
Kathy Moore
Northwest Iowa Center Student Teaching Coordinator
Curt Nielsen
Field Experience Coordinator
Secretary III
MaryBeth Rygh
Waterloo Student Teaching Coordinator (Elementary)
Aaron Spurr
Field Experience Coordinator
Mary Stichter
Field Experience Coordinator
Jim Stichter
Field Experience Coordinator
Jody Stone, Ph.D.
Professor, Elementary Education
Steve VanderPol
Student Teaching Coordinator - Marshalltown Center
Robert Weaton
Davenport/Southeast Iowa Student Teaching Coordinator
Educational Leadership & Postsecondary Education

Administration

Tim Gilson
Department Head & Associate Professor, Educational Leadership & Coordinator, International Teacher Leader Program

Sue Alborn-Yilek
Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership & Coordinator, Principal Program
Carol Bean
Secretary III
Kim Huckstadt
Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership & Coordinator, PK-12 Doctoral Program
Loleta Montgomery
Program Assistant, Educational Leadership
Field Supervisor, Principalship Cohort
Dr. Denise Schares
Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership & Coordinator, Superintendent Program
Dr. David Schmid
Assistant Professor & Coordinator, Postsecondary Education: Student Affairs
Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership
Jere Vyverberg
Field Supervisor, Principalship Cohort
Dr. Michael D. Waggoner
Professor, Postsecondary Education: Student Affairs
Educational Psychology & Foundations

Administration

Benjamin Forsyth, Ph.D.
Department Head & Associate Professor

Radhi Al-Mabuk
Professor & Coordinator, Professional Development for Teachers Program (on-campus)
Robert Boody
Professor
Greg Bourassa
Assistant Professor
Eva Chen
Assistant Professor
Courtney Clausen, Ed.D.
Instructor, Elementary Education & Educational Psychology and Foundations
Kerri Clopton, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, School Psychology Program
Deb Deemer
Associate Professor
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Assistant Professor
Suzy Freedman
Professor & Coordinator, Professional Development for Teachers Program (on-line)
Anthony Gabriele
Professor
Marcia Hagge
Instructor
Deb Jacobs
Secretary III
Elana Joram
Professor & Coordinator, Professional Development for Teachers Program (on-line)
Instructor
Harun Parpucu
Instructor
Ronda Reid
Instructor
Ron Rinehart
Assistant Professor
Stephanie Schmitz
Associate Professor, School Psychology Program
Nicole Skaar
Associate Professor & Coordinator, School Psychology Program
Desislava Stoycheva
Instructor
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Department of Kinesiology

Administration

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Department Head, Associate Professor, Kinesiology and Physical Education

Melanie Billington
Office Coordinator I
Instructor, Kinesiology
Forrest Dolgener
Professor, Kinesiology and Physical Education
Jim Hall
Instructor, Kinesiology and Physical Education
Assistant Professor, Kinesiology and Physical Education
Kathy Johnson
Secretary II
Robin Lund
Division Chair & Associate Professor, Kinesiology and Physical Education
Mickey Mack
Professor, Kinesiology and Physical Education & Director, School of KAHHS
Mandy Masmar
Instructor, Kinesiology and Physical Education
Assistant Professor
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Assistant Professor, Kinesiology and Physical Education
Karen Peterson
Secretary II
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Assistant Professor, Kinesiology and Physical Education
LeaAnn Shaddox
Instructor, Kinesiology and Physical Education & Program Assistant Director, Dimensions of Wellbeing & Internship Advisor
Jane Toerner
Instructor, Kinesiology and Physical Education
Paul Waack
Instructor, Kinesiology and Physical Education
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Professor, Kinesiology and Physical Education
Health, Recreation and Community Services

Administration

Oksana Grybovych Hafermann
Department Head & Associate Professor, Leisure, Youth and Human Services

Barbara Bakker
Instructor, Health Promotion and Education
Melanie Billington
Office Coordinator I
Don Bishop
Instructor, Athletic Training & Director, Athletic Training Services
Disa Cornish
Assistant Professor, Health Promotion and Education
Thomas Davis
Professor, Health Promotion and Education
Diane Depken
Associate Professor, Health Promotion and Education
Michelle Devlin
Professor, Health Promotion and Education & Director, Iowa Center on Health Disparities
Rodney Dieser
Professor, Leisure, Youth and Human Services
Christopher R. Edginton
Professor, Leisure, Youth and Human Services & R.J. McElroy Professor, Youth Leadership Studies
Todd Evans
Associate Professor, Athletic Training
Roy Garrett
Instructor, Athletic Training & Assistant Athletic Trainer
Julianne Gassman
Associate Professor; Director, Nonprofit Leadership Alliance
Associate Professor, Athletic Training
Christopher Kowalski
Associate Professor, Leisure, Youth and Human Services
Chelsea Lowe
Instructor, Athletic Training & Assistant Athletic Trainer
Peter Neibert
Associate Professor, Athletic Training
Heather Olsen
Associate Professor, Leisure, Youth and Human Services & Director, Center for Playground Safety
Karen Peterson
Secretary II
Susan Roberts-Dobie
Associate Professor, Health Promotion and Education & Graduate Coordinator
Kathleen Scholl
Associate Professor, Leisure, Youth and Human Services & M.A. Graduate Coordinator
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Assistant Professor, Athletic Training & Coordinator, Clinical Education
Instructor, Athletic Training & Assistant Athletic Trainer
Kelli Snyder
Associate Professor, Athletic Training & Program Director
Melissa Stueve
Instructor, Athletic Training & Assistant Athletic Trainer
Travis Stueve
Instructor, Athletic Training & Assistant Athletic Trainer
Catherine Zeman
Professor, Health Promotion and Education & Director, Recycling & Reuse Technology Transfer Center