Global Development Studies Faculty

Associate Professor

Department Chair: Anthropology 

Department Chair:  Global Development Studies

Email: roperjm[at]grinnell[dot]edu

Monty Roper is... read more


Department Chair: Latin American Studies

Before joining the Grinnell College faculty in 1991, Professor Willis taught political science and political economy at Boston College and Tulane... read more

Assistant Professor

I teach courses in Global Development Studies and Geographic Information Systems (GIS). My research focuses on the intersection of democratic decentralization and climate change adaptation in... read more

Associate Professor

I am a fungal biologist and I teach in the Biology Department at Grinnell College - a four-year liberal arts undergraduate institution in Iowa, U.S.A. In our department, all faculty members teach... read more

Associate Professor

My research addresses the ecology and restoration of rivers and streams. The flow of water is the driving force that organizes and maintains the biota associated with these systems. A principal... read more

Assistant Professor
Member, Peace and Conflict Studies Committee

NOTE: I am currently away from Grinnell College on research and writing leave with the generous support of a Jack ('39) and Lucile Hanson ('40) Harris Faculty Fellowship.  I... read more

Kathy Kamp
Earl D. Strong Professor of Social Studies
Member, Peace and Conflict Studies Committee

email: kamp[at]grinnell[dot]edu

Kathryn Kamp teaches anthropology and archaeology at Grinnell College. While she has worked in Syria and Belize, her... read more

Assistant Professor

Deborah Michaels, Assistant Professor of Education, earned a B.S. from Cornell University and received her M.A. and Ph.D. in Foundations of Education at the University of Michigan. She also earned... read more

Sidney Meyer Professor of International Economics

John “Jack” Mutti, Sidney Meyer Professor of International Economics, has a B.A. from Earlham College, and M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin. He teaches and does research on... read more