Faculty

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    Rhawn Denniston

    Associate Professor of Geology

    Teaches several courses related to archaeology, including Mineralogy, Climate Change, and Geomorphology. Ph.D., geosciences, University of Iowa.

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    John Doershuk

    Visiting Professor of Anthropology

    Has taught various courses in anthropology over the years, including Archaeology, Introduction to Archaeological Field Methods, Human Origins, and Indigenous Peoples and Cultures of North America. He became the Iowa State Archaeologist in July 2007. Ph.D., anthropology, Northwestern University.

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    John Gruber-Miller

    Professor of Classical Studies

    Serves as advisor to the archaeology program. He teaches off-campus courses on Greek and Roman archaeology and courses in Latin and Greek. Ph.D., classics, The Ohio State University.

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    Christina Morris Penn-Goetsch

    Professor of Art History

    Teaches the course Etruscan and Roman Art. Ph.D., art history, University of Iowa.

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    Cindy Strong

    Professor of Chemistry

    Teaches courses in analytical chemistry. Ph.D., chemistry, California Institute of Technology.

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    Emily Walsh

    Professor of Geology

    Teaches a number of courses that may count toward an archaeology major, and she has also co-led the off-campus course Greek Archaeology. Ph.D. geological sciences, University of California, Santa Barbara.