Iowa School of Symbolic Interaction 

Former Faculty/Students
Where are they now?

 

 

We have numerous illustrious alumni, both people who have received their degrees at Iowa as well as faculty who have spent time at Iowa.

Christabel Rogalin

christabel rogalin

Christabel received her PhD in 2007, and is now an Assistant Professor at Purdue North Central.

 

Shane Thye

shane thye

Shane earned his PhD at Iowa in 1997. He is a Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of South Carolina.

 

 

Jeffrey Lucas

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Jeff received his PhD from Iowa in 2000, and is currently an Associate Professor at the University of Maryland. He still works with Michael Lovaglia and others at Iowa, notably on the Terra-Hawk project, and BestSchoolsForAthletes.

 

 

Will Kalkhoff

will kalkhoff

Will received his PhD from Iowa in 2002, and is an Associate Professor at Kent State. He still visits Iowa regularly, working on projects with Alison Bianchi among others.

Bridget Conlon

bridget conlon

Bridget earned her PhD in 2007, and is now an Assistant Professor at California State University, Fresno.

Dawn Robinson

dawn robinson

Dawn was on the faculty at Iowa from 1998 to 2004 before leaving for warmer climes at the University of Georgia. One lasting legacy from her time here is the Socio-Psysiological Instrumentation Technology (SPIT) lab, which uses hormone assays and galvanic skin response to measure biological reactions to social phenomena.

 

Wes Younts

wes younts

PhD 2003, Wes is currently an Assistant Professor at The University of Connecticut. Inspired by the excellent facilities at Iowa, he is building an experimental research lab.

Reef Youngreen

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Reef finished his PhD at Iowa in 2005, and is now an Assistant Professor at The University of Massachusetts Boston.

 

 

Barry Markovsky

barry markovsky

Barry was on the faculty at Iowa from 1983 to 2001, before leaving to Chair the Department of Sociology at the University of South Carolina. He was instrumental in the creation of the Center for the Study of Group Processes. Apart from his lasting impact on graduates and the facilities, his emphasis on Sociology as rigorous Science lives on.

Lisa Troyer

lisa troyer

Lisa was on the faculty at Iowa from 1994-2007 before leaving to become Senior Associate to the President and Chief-of-Staff at the University of Connecticut. She is still actively working with several current and former students.