Faculty and Staff

Mary Donegan-Ritter, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Early Childhood Education
Phone: 
319-273-7279
Office Location: 

NFH 165

“Inclusion teaches compassion, understanding and patience for typically developing children and gives children with special needs self-esteem and friendships.”

Paula Bennet, Ph.D.

Richard O. Jacobson Center for Comprehensive Literacy
Phone: 
319-273-7758
Office Location: 

CBB 311

Darnell Cole-Taylor

Secretary III, Department
Phone: 
(319) 273-2873
Office Location: 

NFH

Lynne Ensworth, M.A.

Instructor - Elementary Education
Phone: 
(319) 273-7235
Office Location: 

NFH

If you are trying to control your students, you must not have taken Classroom Management!

Linda Fitzgerald, Ph.D.

Professor - Early Childhood Education
Phone: 
(319) 273-2214
Office Location: 

NFH

Salli Forbes, Ph.D.

Associate Professor - Literacy Education, Director of the Reading Recovery Center of Iowa
Phone: 
(319) 273-6597
Office Location: 

CBB 302

Magdalena Galloway, M.A.

Instructor - Instructional Technology
Email: 
maggda@uni.edu
Phone: 
(319) 273-3076
Office Location: 

NFH

Ping Gao, Ph.D.

Associate Professor - Instructional Technology
Email: 
ping.gao@uni.edu
Phone: 
(319) 273-6832
Office Location: 

NFH

Mary Corwin Herring, Ph.D.

Professor, Curriculum & Instruction
Phone: 
(319) 273-2368
Office Location: 

NFH

Melissa Heston, Ph.D.

Associate Professor - Early Childhood Education
Phone: 
(319) 273-2236
Office Location: 

NFH

Related: Public

Julie Johnson, B.S.

Secretary II, Department
Phone: 
(319) 273-2167
Office Location: 

NFH

Gloria Kirkland-Holmes, Ph.D.

Associate Professor - Early Childhood Education
Phone: 
(319) 273-2007
Office Location: 

PSY 1

Karla Krueger, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor - School Library Studies
Phone: 
(319) 273-7241
Office Location: 

LIB 127

Stephanie R. Logan, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor - Elementary Education
Phone: 
319-273-5695
Office Location: 

NFH

Joseph Marchesani, M.Ed.

Assistant Professor - Education Technology, Coordinator of Audio/Video Production for the Center of Educational Technology
Phone: 
(319) 273-6299
Office Location: 

ITT 26

Linda McCartney, M.A.

Adjunct - Elementary Education
Phone: 
(319) 273-2308
Office Location: 

NFH

Nicki McGowan, M.Ed.

Instructor - Literacy Education, Jacobson Center
Phone: 
273-2185
Office Location: 

CBB 302

Sohyun Meacham, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor - Literacy Education
Phone: 
319-273-2629
Office Location: 

NFH

Sarah Montgomery, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor - Elementary Education
Phone: 
(319) 273-6757
Office Location: 

NFH

Marc Renning, M.A.E.

Instructor, 2+2 Program
Phone: 
712-792-8323 or 800-622-3334
Office Location: 

906 N Grant Road
Room 152
UNI 2+2 Program
Carroll, Iowa 51401

Ralph E. Reynolds, Ph.D

Richard O. Jacobson Endowed Chair for Literacy and Research
Office Location: 

SEC 155

Debra Rich, Ed.D.

Assistant Director, Richard O. Jacobson Center for Comprehensive Literacy
Phone: 
319-273-6960
Office Location: 

CBB 301

Audrey C. Rule, Ph.D.

Professor of Elementary Education and Coordinator of the Endorsement in Education of the Gifted
Phone: 
(319) 273-7829
Office Location: 

NFH

Lori Shannon, B.S.

Secretary III, Literacy Education Office
Phone: 
(319) 273-2698
Office Location: 

NFH

Jody Stone

Professor
Office Location: 

LIB 461

Jean Suchsland Schneider, Ed.D.

Associate Professor and Coordinator of UNI Middle Level Education Programs
Phone: 
(319) 273-3274
Office Location: 

NFH 165

Denise Tallakson, M.Ed.

Instructor - Elementary and Literacy Education
Phone: 
(319) 273-2540
Office Location: 

NFH

Joan Bessman Taylor, Ph.D.

Associate Professor - School Library Studies
Phone: 
(319) 273-2192
Office Location: 

126 Rod Library

Deborah Tidwell, Ph.D.

Professor - Literacy Education
Phone: 
(319) 273-2983
Office Location: 

ITT 117D

Jill Uhlenberg, Ph.D.

Head of Curriculum and Instruction Department
Phone: 
(319) 273-7671
Office Location: 

NFH

Beth Van Meeteren, Ed.D.

Director and Assistant Professor, Center for Early Developmental Education
Phone: 
(319) 273-2550
Office Location: 

PSY 1

Sarah Vander Zanden, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor - Literacy Education
Phone: 
(319) 273-7270
Office Location: 

LIB 418

Jason Vetter, M.A.

Adjunct - Instructional Technology
Phone: 
(319) 273-6730
Office Location: 

ITT 120-A

Alisa Weeks

Secretary - School Library Studies
Phone: 
(319) 273-2050
Office Location: 

School Library Studies
125 Rod Library

Related: Public

Timothy Weih, Ph.D.

Associate Professor - Elementary/Literacy Education
Phone: 
(319) 273-7466
Office Location: 

NFH

Nancy White, M.A.E.

Adjunct - Literacy Education
Phone: 
273-2698
Office Location: 

NFH

Betty Zan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor - Early Childhood Education
Phone: 
(319) 273-2101
Office Location: 

NFH

Leigh E. Zeitz, Ph.D.

Associate Professor & Coordinator of Instructional Technology Division
Email: 
zeitz@uni.edu
Phone: 
319-273-3249
Office Location: 

NFH