Assistant Professor - Department Chair

Patrick Inglis is assistant professor of Sociology at Grinnell College. He is currently finishing a book manuscript, entitled Upward Servility: Getting By and Falling Behind in the New... See this person's full profile

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... See full profile

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Assistant Professor

I'm originally from Galway, Ireland and made it to Grinnell by way of Leiden (Holland), Copenhagen, Washington, London, Oslo, and finally Wisconsin, either working in international... See full profile


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... See full profile


I am an ecosystem ecologist teaching at Grinnell College, a four-year liberal arts undergraduate institution in Iowa. All faculty in the Biology Department teach the introductory course... See full profile

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

Kathryn Kamp teaches anthropology and archaeology at Grinnell College. While she has worked in Syria and Belize, her major research focus is the study of the Puebloan populations who... See full profile

Tamara McGavock
Assistant Professor

Tamara McGavock, Assistant Professor, received her B.A. in Economics from Wellesley College and her Ph.D. and M.A. from Cornell University. Her teaching and research areas are... See full profile

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Associate Professor

Deborah L. Michaels, Associate Professor of Education, teaches courses in History of Education, International and Comparative Education, General Teaching Methods, and Social Studies... See full profile

Senior Faculty
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... See full profile

Associate Professor
Monty Roper is a cultural anthropologist interested in the political economy of natural resource management, indigenous social movements, Non-governmental organizations, and community... See full profile
Professor, Senior Faculty

Before joining the Grinnell College faculty in 1991, Professor Willis taught political science and political economy at Boston College and Tulane University. Her research focuses on... See full profile