Faculty and Staff

  • Hassell quoted in two political stories

    Nov 16, 2015

    Cornell College politics professor Hans Hassell was quoted in two stories published on TheStreet.com about the Democratic primary debates.

  • Biology professor, student on award-winning team

    Sep 24, 2015

    Tammy Mildenstein, assistant professor of biology, and Kelsey King ’15 were part of a team that won a Distinguished Service Award this summer from the Society for Conservation Biology.

  • Davis on “Ethical Perspectives in the News”

    Sep 17, 2015

    Erin Davis, associate professor of sociology at Cornell College, will be part of a panel discussion on decriminalizing sex work that will air at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 20, on KCRG-TV9.

  • Rubinstein named Dana Fellow

    Sep 1, 2015

    Helen Rubinstein has been named the Robert P. Dana Emerging Writer Fellow for 2015-16.

  • West directing show at Old Creamery

    Aug 18, 2015

    Cornell College Theatre professor Janeve West is directing “Waiting for the Parade” at the Old Creamery Theatre in Middle Amana, Iowa. The show runs Aug. 20 through Sept. 6.

  • Faculty-student research featured on London School of Economics blog

    Aug 6, 2015

    Research by Hans Hassell and Kelly Oeltjenbruns ’15 has been featured on the London School of Economics’ American politics and policy blog.

  • Hassell featured by 2 TV stations

    Jul 8, 2015

    Cornell College politics professor Hans Hassell was featured by two Cedar Rapids TV stations in stories about the Democratic primary contest between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders and the increasing polarization of voters.

  • Penn-Goetsch participating in European art seminar

    Jul 2, 2015

    Cornell College art history professor Christina Penn-Goestch is one of 23 professors selected to take part in a weeklong seminar, “The Art of Storytelling in French Painting and Sculpture 1600–1850”, sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges.

  • Hassell on Iowa Public Radio

    May 21, 2015

    Hans Hassell, assistant professor of politics at Cornell College, took part in a discussion of the presidential campaigns already underway in Iowa on Iowa Public Radio’s “River to River” on May 20.

  • 3 professors going to Jordan seminar

    May 5, 2015

    Three Cornell College faculty members are going to participate in a 10-day Associated Colleges of the Midwest seminar in Jordan.

  • Denniston gets 2 NSF grants

    Apr 21, 2015

    Rhawn Denniston, professor of geology at Cornell College, has won two grants from the National Science Foundation to support his research on ancient climate.

  • Stewart named Small Distinguished Professor

    Mar 31, 2015

    Catherine Stewart, professor of history at Cornell College, has been named the Richard and Norma Small Distinguished Professor for the 2015-16 and 2016-17 academic years.

  • Research links two millennia of cyclones, floods, El Niño

    Mar 30, 2015

    Newly published research by Rhawn Denniston, professor of geology at Cornell College, and his research team, applied a novel technique to stalagmites from the Australian tropics to create a 2,200-year-long record of flood events that might also help predict future climate change.

  • Davis interviewed on NPR

    Feb 24, 2015

    Erin Davis, professor of sociology at Cornell College, was interviewed on NPR’s Morning Edition on Monday about the way college students rate male and female professors differently.

  • Professor examines the causes of financial crises

    Feb 19, 2015

    Todd Knoop, an economics and business professor at Cornell College, has written his fourth textbook, “Business Cycle Economics: Understanding Recessions and Depressions from Boom to Bust.”