People

Directors & Administrators

Full Members

List of Full Faculty members
Name Phone Email Office

Ariel Aloe

Assistant Professor

Psychological and Quantitative Foundations
319-335-5566 ariel-aloe@uiowa.edu 368 (South) Lindquist Center

Mark Blumberg, Director

F. Wendell Miller Distinguished Professor

Psychological & Brain Sciences
319-335-2424 mark-blumberg@uiowa.edu E234 SSH

Susan Cook

Assistant Professor

Psychological & Brain Sciences
319-384-1815 susan-cook@uiowa.edu E115 SSH

Rodica Curtu

Associate Professor

Mathematics
319-335-0744 rodica-curtu@uiowa.edu 225F MLH

John Freeman

Professor & Stuit Faculty Fellow

Psychological & Brain Sciences
319-335-3243 john-freeman@uiowa.edu E224 SSH

Reggie Gibson

Admin Coordinator

Psychological & Brain Sciences
319-335-3607 reginald-gibson@uiowa.edu E1 SSH

Jean Gordon

Associate Professor

Communication Sciences & Disorders
319-335-8729 jean-k-gordon@uiowa.edu 305 SHC

Julie Gros-Louis

Assistant Professor

Psychological & Brain Sciences
319-384-1816 julie-gros-louis@uiowa.edu E230 SSH

Prahlad Gupta

Associate Professor

Psychological & Brain Sciences
319-335-2908 prahlad-gupta@uiowa.edu E121 SSH

Eliot Hazeltine

Associate Professor

Psychological & Brain Sciences
319-335-0616 eliot-hazeltine@uiowa.edu E113 SSH

Juan Pablo Hourcade

Associate Professor

Computer Science
319-353-2543 juanpablo-hourcade@uiowa.edu 101L MLH

Karla McGregor

Professor

Communication Sciences & Disorders
(319) 335-8724 karla-mcgregor@uiowa.edu 334-B SHC

Bob McMurray, Associate Director

Professor

Psychological & Brain Sciences
319-335-2408 bob-mcmurray@uiowa.edu E218 SSH

Jake Michaelson

Assistant Professor

Systems Biology and Genomics, Dept. of Psychiatry, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering
jacob-michaelson@uiowa.edu

Molly Nikolas

Assistant Professor

Psychological & Brain Sciences
319-335-2455 molly-nikolas@uiowa.edu E112 SSH

Jodie Plumert

Professor and Starch Faculty Fellow

Psychological & Brain Sciences
319-335-2405 jodie-plumert@uiowa.edu E12 SSH

Meredith Saletta

Assistant Professor

Communication Sciences & Disorders
(319) 335-8730 meredith-saletta@uiowa.edu 121-B SHC

Christine Shea

Assistant Professor

Spanish & Portuguese
319-335-2795 christine-shea@uiowa.edu 412 PH

Hanna Stevens

Assistant Professor

Psychiatry
hanna-stevens@uiowa.edu

Bruce Tomblin

DC Spriestersbach Distinguished Professor

Communication Sciences & Disorders
319-335-8745 j-tomblin@uiowa.edu 120-C SHC

Amanda Van Horne

Associate Professor

Communication Sciences & Disorders
319-335-6951 amanda-owen-vanhorne@uiowa.edu 121-A SHC

Ed Wasserman

Stuit Professor of Experimental Psychology

Psychological & Brain Sciences
319-335-2445 ed-wasserman@uiowa.edu E222 SSH

Patricia Zebrowski

Professor

Communication Sciences & Disorders
319-335-8735 tricia-zebrowski@uiowa.edu 127-C SHC

Affiliate Members

List of Affiliate Faculty members
Name Phone Email Office

Keith Apfelbaum

Research Director, Foundations in Learning

Psychological & Brain Sciences
319-333-7788 kapfelbaum@foundations-learning.com E221 SSH

Tim Arbisi-Kelm

Research Assistant

Communication Sciences & Disorders
tim-arbisi-kelm@uiowa.edu 2 SHC

Patti Bahr

Director, ICATER

Iowa Center for Assistive Technology Education and Research
319-335-5280 patricia-bahr@uiowa.edu 121 LC

Ruth Bentler

Professor & Department Chair

Communication Sciences & Disorders
319-335-8723 ruth-bentler@uiowa.edu 122B SHC

Nicholas Bowman

Associate Professor and Director of the Center for Research on Undergraduate Education

Educational Policy and Leadership Studies
nick-bowman@uiowa.edu

Leyre Castro Ruiz

Assistant Research Scientist

Psychological & Brain Sciences
319-335-2802 leyre-castroruiz@uiowa.edu 204 SLP

Jim Cremer

Professor

Computer Science
319-321-1893 james-cremer@uiowa.edu 101P MLH

Nichole Eden

Research Assistant

Communication Sciences & Disorders
319-353-5779 nichole-eden@uiowa.edu 2 SHC

Deirdre Egan

Academic Programs Manager, Assistant Writing Center Director

Rhetoric
319-335-0188 deirdre-egan@uiowa.edu 110 EPB

Bernd Fritzsch

Endowed Iowa Entrepreneurial Professor, Department Chair

Biology
319-353-2969 bernd-fritzsch@uiowa.edu 143 BB

Bruce Gantz

Professor & Department Chair

Otolaryngology
319-356-2173 bruce-gantz@uiowa.edu 21158 PFP

Joseph Kearney

Professor, Associate Dean for Research

Computer Science
319-335-0741 joe-kearney@uiowa.edu 101M MLH

Martin Kivlighan

Psychological and Quantitative Foundations
319-335-5495 martin-kivlighan@uiowa.edu

Melissa Lehan Mackin

Assistant Professor

Nursing
319-335-3045 melissa-lehan@uiowa.edu 454 CNB

Vincent Magnotta

Associate Professor

Radiology
319-356-8255 vincent-magnotta@uiowa.edu 0453-D JCP

Duhita Mahatmya

Assistant Research Scientist

319-384-3541 duhita-mahatmya@uiowa.edu 127 SLC

Colleen Mitchell

Associate Professor

Mathematics
319-335-3813 colleen-mitchell@uiowa.edu 225E MLH

J. Toby Mordkoff

Associate Professor

Psychological & Brain Sciences
319-384-3387 jonathan-mordkoff@uiowa.edu E127 SSH

Christopher Morphew

Professor

Educational Policy and Leadership Studies
christopher-morphew@uiowa.edu N459E Lindquist Center

Rebecca Neel

Assistant Professor

Psychological & Brain Sciences
319-335-0569 rebecca-neel@uiowa.edu E223 SSH

Peggy Nopoulos

Professor

Psychiatry
319-384-9264 peggy-nopoulos@uiowa.edu W278 GH

Isaac Petersen

Assistant Professor

Psychological & Brain Sciences
isaac-t-petersen@uiowa.edu

Kyle Rector

Assistant Professor

Computer Science
319-353-2542 kyle-rector@uiowa.edu 101K MLH

Greta Sokoloff

Research Scientist

Psychological & Brain Sciences
319-335-3975 greta-sokoloff@uiowa.edu E11 SSH

Lane Strathearn

Director, Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics

Pediatrics
319-356-7044 lane-strathearn@uiowa.edu

Anu Subramanian

Clinical Associate Professor

Communication Sciences and Disorders
319-335-8694 anu-subramanian@uiowa.edu 120-F SHC

Geb Thomas

Associate Professor

Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
319-335-5936 geb-thomas@uiowa.edu 2404 SC

Michelle Voss

Assistant Professor

Psychological & Brain Sciences
319-335-2057 michelle-voss@uiowa.edu E231 SSH

Joshua Weiner

Associate Professor

Biology
319-335-0091 joshua-weiner@uiowa.edu 348B BB

Non-UI Affiliates

List of Non-UI Affiliate members
Name Email University

Karen Adolph

Professor of Psychology and Neural Science

karen.adolph@nyu.edu New York University

Michael Anderson

Associate Professor

michael.anderson@fandm.edu Franklin & Marshall College

Rick Arenas

Assistant Professor

stuttering@unm.edu University of New Mexico

Sir Patrick Bateson

Emeritus Professor

ppgb@cam.ac.uk University of Cambridge

Joshua Bongard

Associate Professor

josh.bongard@uvm.edu University of Vermont

Heather Bortfeld

Associate Professor

heather.bortfeld@uconn.edu University of Connecticut

Stephanie Carlson

Professor

smc@umn.edu University of Minnesota

Shana Carpenter

Assistant Professor

shacarp@iastate.edu Iowa State University

Morten Christiansen

Professor

christiansen@cornell.edu Cornell University

Sean Deoni

Assistant Professor

Sean_C_Deoni@brown.edu Brown University

Melissa Duff

Professor

melissa.c.duff@vanderbilt.edu Vanderbilt University

Anna Fisher

Associate Professor

fisher49@andrew.cmu.edu Carnegie Mellon University

Lisa Goffman

Professor

goffman@purdue.edu Purdue University

Richard Lamb

Assistant Professor

richard.lamb@wsu.edu Washington State University

Laura Lavine

Associate Professor

lavine@wsu.edu Washington State University

Olga Lazareva

Assistant Professor

olga.lazareva@drake.edu Drake University

David Lewkowicz

Professor

d.lewkowicz@neu.edu Northeastern University

Robert Lickliter

Professor

licklite@fiu.edu Florida International University

Deborah Linebarger

Director, Children's Media Lab, Associate Professor

dlinebar@purdue.edu Purdue University

Bradley Love

Adjunct Professor

b.love@ucl.ac.uk University College London

Maryellen MacDonald

Donald P. Hayes Professor of Psychology

mcmacdonald@wisc.edu University of Wisconsin - Madison

Kristen Missall

Associate Professor

kmissall@uw.edu The University of Washington

Benjamin Munson

Professor

munso005@umn.edu University of Minnesota

Kate Nation

Professor

kate.nation@psy.ox.ac.uk University of Oxford

Charles Nelson

Professor

charles.nelson@childrens.harvard.edu Harvard University

Scott Robinson

Professor

Idaho State University

Larissa Samuelson

Professor

larissa-samuelson@uiowa.edu The University of Iowa

Gregor Schöner

Professor

gregor.schoener@ini.rub.de Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany

David Shenk

Writer, Lecturer, Filmmaker

homepage@davidshenk.com Brown University

Dean Keith Simonton

Distinguished Professor

dksimonton@ucdavis.edu University of California - Davis

Roumyana Slabakova

Professor

R.Slabakova@soton.ac.uk University of Southampton

Vladimir Sloutsky

Professor

sloutsky.1@osu.edu The Ohio State University

John Spencer

Professor

j.spencer@uea.ac.uk University of East Anglia

Holly Storkel

Professor and Chair

hstorkel@ku.edu Kansas University

Janet Werker

Professor

jwerker@psych.ubc.ca The University of British Columbia

Michael Young

Professor

michaelyoung@ksu.edu Kansas State University

Philip Zelazo

Nancy M. and John E. Lindahl Professor

zelazo@umn.edu University of Minnesota

Post-Doctoral Trainees

List of Post-Doctoral Trainee members
Name Phone Email Office

James C Dooley

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Psychological & Brain Sciences
319/335-3975 james-c-dooley@uiowa.edu 129 SLP

Katherine Gordon

Postdoctoral Fellow

Communication Sciences & Disorders
319-353-5779 katherine-r-gordon@uiowa.edu 336-C SHC

Eric Jackson

Postdoctoral Fellow

Communication Sciences & Disorders
eric-s-jackson@uiowa.edu 336-A SHC

Graduate Students

List of Grad Students
Name Phone Email Office

Mary Aldugom

Graduate Student

Psychological & Brain Sciences
319-335-2115 mary-aldugom@uiowa.edu E420I SSH

Maura Curran

Graduate Student

Psychological & Brain Sciences
maura-curran@uiowa.edu

Carlos Del Rio-Bermudez

Graduate Student

Psychological & Brain Sciences
319-335-3975 carlos-delriobermudez@uiowa.edu 315 SLP

Lourdes Delgado Reyes

Graduate Student

Psychological & Brain Sciences
lourdes-delgadoreyes@uiowa.edu E11 SSH

Michael Freedberg

Graduate Student

Neuroscience
319-335-1185 michael-freedberg@uiowa.edu E4 SSH

Alejandra J Gomez

Graduate Student

Neuroscience
alejandra-gomez@uiowa.edu

Banu Gumusoglu

Graduate Student

Department of Psychiatry
serena-gumusoglu@uiowa.edu

Jessica Hall

Graduate Student

Communication Sciences & Disorders
319-768-9133 jessica-e-hall@uiowa.edu 222 SHC

Nicole Hendrix

Graduate Student

Psychological & Brain Sciences
319-335-6370 nicole-hendrix@uiowa.edu 640 BHC

Naomi Hertsberg

Graduate Student

Communication Sciences & Disorders
naomi-hertsberg@uiowa.edu 222 SHC

Caitlin Hilliard

Graduate Student

Psychological & Brain Sciences
319-335-2416 caitlin-hilliard@uiowa.edu E420G SSH

Larissa Jordan

Graduate Student

Communication Sciences & Disorders
larissa-jordan@uiowa.edu 309 SHC

Efthymia Evangelia Kapnoula

Graduate Student

Psychological & Brain Sciences
319-335-2406 efthymiaevangelia-kapnoula@uiowa.edu E11 SSH

Kelsey Klein

Graduate Student

Communication Sciences and Disorders
319-335-8718 kelsey-e-klein@uiowa.edu 220B SHC

Carrie Larson

Graduate Student

Communication Sciences & Disorders
caroline-a-larson@uiowa.edu SHC 309

Tania Leal

Graduate Student

Foreign Language Acquisition Research and Education (FLARE)
319-335-2143 tania-lealmendez@uiowa.edu 111 PH

Megan G. Lorenz

Graduate Student

Psychological & Brain Sciences
319-335-2406 megan-lorenz@uiowa.edu E11 SSH

Didhiti Mukherjee

Graduate Student

Psychological & Brain Sciences
319-335-2403 didhiti-mukherjee@uiowa.edu E315 SSH

Victor Navarro

Graduate Student

Psychological & Brain Sciences
319-335-1229 victor-navarro@uiowa.edu 406F SLP

Jessica O'Bleness

Research Assistant

Psychological & Brain Sciences
319-335-0500 jessica-obleness@uiowa.edu E11 SSH

Elizabeth O'Neal

Graduate Student

Psychological & Brain Sciences
319-335-2416 elizabeth-oneal@uiowa.edu E420G SSH

Alan M. Plumeau

Neuroscience
alan-plumeau@UIOWA.EDU

Todd Pruner

Graduate Student

Psychological & Brain Sciences
319-353-2987 toddjames-pruner@uiowa.edu E420 SSH

Tanja Roembke

Graduate Student

Psychological & Brain Sciences
319-335-2406 tanja-roembke@uiowa.edu E11 SSH

Jonathan Schacherer

Graduate Student

Psychological & Brain Sciences
jonathan-schacherer@uiowa.edu E4 SSH

Bogi Takacs

Graduate Student

bogi-takacs@uiowa.edu SHC 305

David Warren

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Behavior Neurology
319-384-5201 david-e-warren@uiowa.edu 2155-H RCP

Shaorong Yan

Graduate Student

Psychological & Brain Sciences
319-335-2406 shaorong-yan@uiowa.edu E11 SSH

Advisory Board

List of Advisory Board
Name Website

Carolyn Brown

Co-founder of Breakthrough to Literacy

Deb Dunkhase

Director, Iowa Children's Museum

Lisa Goffman

Professor

Art Kramer

Director of Beckman Institute, Professor

Mary Mascher

State Representative, District 77

Linda Smith

Distinguished Professor, Chancellor's Professor

Jerry Zimmermann

Co-founder of Breakthrough to Literacy

Alumni

List of Alumni members
Name Website

Rebecca Alper

Postdoctoral Fellow

Dan Brooks

Postdoctoral Fellow

Bryan Brown

Aaron Buss

Assistant Professor

Elizabeth Delsandro

Clinical Associate Professor

Evelina Dineva

Scientific Assistant

Ashley Farris-Trimble

Assistant Professor

Marcus Galle

Lecturer

Julia Hollister

Assistant Professor

Jessica Horst

Senior Lecturer

Gavin Jenkins

Postdoctoral Fellow

Nate Klooster

Postdoctoral Fellow

Sarah Kucker

Assistant Professor

Jake Kurczek

Assistant Professor

Shan-ju Lin

Valerie Mendez-Gallardo

Assistant Professor

Sammy Perone

Assistant Professor

Lynn Perry

Assistant Professor

Lina Reiss

Assistant Professor

Shannon Ross-Sheehy

Assistant Professor

Gwyneth Rost

Assistant Professor

Vanessa Simmering

Assistant Professor

Fabian Soto

Assistant Professor

Alexandre Tiriac

Joe Toscano

Assistant Professor

Timothy Wifall

Sobanawartiny Wijeakumar

Senior Research Associate

Zhen Wu

Assistant Professor

Christine Ziemer

Assistant Professor

Community Partners

List of Community Partners
Name Website

Deb Dunkhase

Director, Iowa Children's Museum

Susan Gray

Director, 4Cs Community Coordinated Child Care

Sheila Hansen

Director, Every Child Counts

Mary Lukas

Founder and Director, Success from the Start

Mary Mascher

State Representative, District 77

Laurie Nash

Early Childhood Specialist, Johnson County Empowerment

Brenda Nelson

Owner, Brenda's Educare Home

Chuck Peters

President, The Gazette Company

Christi Reagan

Director, HACAP Head Start Early Head Start

Jeanie Wade-Nagle

Early Education Supervisor, Grant Wood AEA