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Release: Aug. 27, 1999
Fourteen join UI College of Education faculty this
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Fourteen tenure-track and visiting
faculty have joined the University of Iowa's College of Education staff this
Among the new faculty is the new dean of the College
of Education, Sandra Bowman Damico, who is now also a professor in the college's
Planning, Policy and Leadership Studies division. Damico is a former professor
and director of Emory University's Division of Educational Studies.
The College of Education currently enrolls about 1,000
undergraduates, all of whom are also enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts,
and 1,000 graduate students. Nearly 100 full-time faculty teach students in
the college's four divisions.
The other new faculty -- listed by division, teaching
area and degree -- are:
PLANNING, POLICY AND LEADERSHIP STUDIES: Christine
Ogren, assistant professor, education history, Ph.D. University of Wisconsin;
Katrina Sanders, assistant professor, education history, Ph.D. University
of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Curriculum and Instruction: Kathy Heilenman, associate
professor, foreign language, Ph.D. University of Louisville; Joan Tephly,
visiting associate professor, language arts, Ph.D. University of Iowa; Rachel
Williams-Northway, assistant professor, art education, Ph.D. Florida State
University; Susan Everett, visiting assistant professor, science education,
Ph.D. University of Iowa; Mohsen Shokoohi-Yekta, visiting assistant professor,
special education, Ph.D. University of Iowa; Carol Girdler, lecturer, physical
education and health, master's degree, University of Iowa.
Counseling, Rehabilitation and Student Development:
Alexandra Hall, assistant professor, school counseling. Ph.D. Purdue University;
Tarrell Portman, assistant professor, school counseling, Ph.D. University
of Arkansas; John Wadsworth, visiting assistant professor, rehabilitation
counseling, Ph.D. University of Iowa; July Rohovit, visiting lecturer, various
programs, doctoral candidate, University of Iowa.
Psychological and Quantitative Foundations: Jeffrey
Pettit, visiting assistant professor, instructional design, Ph.D. University