School of Education



BUCKMILLER, THOMAS M. (2009), Professor of Education. B.A., Mount Marty College; M.Ed., Iowa State University; Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University.

COOPER, ROBYN M. (2010), Professor of Education and Director of Doctoral Program. B.S., M.Ed., University of Nevada-Las Vegas; Ph.D. Iowa State University.

COUVILLON, MICHAEL A. (2006), Professor of Education. B.A., University of Nebraska-Kearney; M.E., Ph.D., University of North Texas.

ERGUNER-TEKINALP, BENGU (2007), Professor of Education. B.S., M.S., Middle East Technical University-Turkey; Ph.D., Auburn University.

FAIRBAIRN, MICHELE B. (2007), Professor of Education. B.M.E., M.A., Oral Roberts University; Ph.D., University of Iowa.

GILLESPIE, CATHERINE W. (1996), Professor of Education, and Associate Dean of the School of Education. B.A., Wellesley College; M.Ed., Lesley College;  Ph.D., University of Tennessee.

JOHNSON, JILL CATON (2003), Professor of Education. B.A., M.A., University of Iowa; Ph.D., University of Minnesota.

KRUSE, JERRID W. (2010), Mary Baker Collier Endowed Chair, Professor of Education. B.A., Augustana College; M.A.T., Iowa State University; Ph.D., Iowa State University.

LEUWERKE, WADE C. (2004), Professor of Education. B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College; M.A., Ph.D., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.

SMALL, MARY D. GAY (2005), Professor of Education. B.S., Creighton University; M.S., University of Nebraska-Omaha; Ph.D., University of Minnesota-Minneapolis.

STENSRUD, ROBERT H. (1986), Professor of Education. B.A., Wartburg College; M.A., Ed.S., University of Northern Iowa; Ed.D., Drake University.

Associate Professors

BRUINEKOOL, ROBERT M. (1993), Associate Professor and Director of the National Rehabilitation Institute. B.S., University of Iowa; M.S.E., Ed.D., Drake University.

GRUNDMEYER, TRENTON A. (2013), Associate Professor of Education. B.A., Buena Vista University; M.S.E., Drake University; Ph.D., Iowa State University.

HAYDEN, MATTHEW J. (2012), Associate Professor of Education. B.A., M.A., University of St. Thomas; M.A., M. Phil., Ph.D., Teachers College-Columbia University.

HODGKINSON, TODD M. (2011), Associate Professor of Education. B.A., University of Iowa; M.A., University of Northern Colorado; Ph.D., University of Iowa.

KROGULSKI, MICHELLE L. (2011), Associate Professor of Education and Director of Student Teaching. B.S., Iowa State University; M.A., Viterbo University.

LAM, KEVIN D. (2012), Associate Professor of Education. B.A., University of California-Los Angeles; M.A., California State University-Los Angeles; Ph.D., University of Illinois-Champaign-Urbana.

LAND, TONIA J. (2012), Associate Professor of Education. B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Iowa State University.

PETERS, RANDAL E. (2011), Associate Professor of Education. B.S.E., Grand Canyon University; M.S., Indiana University; M.S.E., Ed.D., Drake University.

THOMA, JENNIFER (2016). Associate Professor of Education. B.A., University of Northern Iowa; M.Ed.., Viterbo University; Ph.D., Iowa State University.

WOODWARD, LINDSAY (2015). Associate Professor of Education. B.A. and M.A.E. Truman State University, Missouri; Ph.D. Iowa State University.

Assistant Professors

HOLMES, CASEY. (2021) Assistant Professor of Education. B.A. and MAT University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Ph.D., North Carolina State University.

HWANG, JIYUNG (2022). Assistant Professor of Education. B.A. in Early Childhood Education and Early Childhood Special Education, Daegu University; M.A. in Special Education, Seoul National University; Ph.D. in Special Education, University of Missouri, Columbia.

SHEPARD-CAREY, LEAH. (2021). Assistant Professor of Education. B.A., College of St. Benedict; M.A. and Ph.D., University of Minnesota.



ADAMS, DONALD V., Professor Emeritus of Education.

BEISSER, SALLY R. (1999), Professor Emerita of Education.

BRAGG, DESMOND, Professor Emeritus of Education.

DYER, PRUDENCE, Professor Emerita of Education.

FEJES, KATHY E., Professor Emerita of Education.

FELLERS, MARVIN, Associate Dean and Professor Emeritus of Education.

FISHER, JOSEPH A., Professor Emeritus of Education.

GERLOVICH, JACK A., Ellis and Nelle Levitt Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Education.

GREENWOOD, CHARLES S., Professor Emeritus of Education.

HAKANSON, EDWARD, Professor Emeritus of Education.

HEILMAN, CHARLES L., Professor Emeritus of Education.

JONES, JACK R., Professor Emeritus of Education.

JOSLIN, PAUL H., Professor Emeritus of Education.

KUKOWSKI, BEVERLY J., Associate Professor Emerita of Education.

LAIR, GEORGE, Dean and Professor Emeritus of Education.

MCMAHILL, JANET M. (1987), Associate Emerita Professor of Education

MERIDETH, EUNICE M. (1989), Levitt Distinguished Professor and Professor of Education.

MOON, DONALD, Associate Professor Emeritus of Education.

PANYAN, MARION V., Professor Emerita of Education.

ROMIG, JAMES L., Dean, Iola E. Allbee Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Human Development and Learning, and Professor Emeritus of Education.

ROWLEY, CHARLES D., Professor Emeritus of Education.

TIEDEMAN, STUART, Professor Emeritus of Education.

WILLIAMS, HILDA LEE, Professor Emerita of Education.

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