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Faculty and Staff

Eric Baack
Associate Professor of Biology
Office: Sampson Hoffland Lab 190A
Phone: 563-387-1087

Education: Ph.D., Population Biology, UC Davis, M.A., Secondary Science Education, Lewis and Clark College; B.A., Philosophy, Carleton College

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Scott Carlson
Professor of Biology
Office: Sampson Hoffland Lab 290H
Phone: 563-387-1552

Education: Ph.D., Cellular and Integrative Physiology, University of Minnesota; M.S., Physiology, University of California; B.S., Physiology, University of California

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Mark Eichinger
Associate Professor of Biology
Office: Sampson Hoffland Lab 290C
Phone: 563-387-1551

Education: Ph.D., Physiology, University of Hawaii; B.S., Biology, Northland College

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Jodi Enos-Berlage
Professor of Biology
Office: Sampson Hoffland Lab 290F
Phone: 563-387-1554

Education: Ph.D., Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin-Madison; B.S., Microbiology, University of Illinois Urbana/Champaign

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Robert Fitton
Director, Projects and Laboratories in Biology
Office: Sampson Hoffland 190E
Phone: 563-387-1559
Stephanie J.B. Fretham
Assistant Professor of Biology
Office: Sampson Hoffland Lab 190B
Phone: 563-387-1555

Education: Ph.D., Neuroscience, University of Minnesota; B.A., Biology and Psychology, Luther College

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Marian Kaehler
Professor of Biology
Office: Sampson Hoffland Lab 290G
Phone: 563-387-1556

Education: Ph.D., Biochemistry, Michigan State University; B.A., Chemistry and Biology, Gustavus Adolphus College

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Kevin Kraus
Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College
Office: Dahl Centennial Union 262D
Phone: 563-387-1005

Education: Ph.D., Iowa State University; B.S., Loras College

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Kirk Larsen
Professor of Biology
Office: Sampson Hoffland Lab 190D
Phone: 563-387-1558

Education: Ph.D., Entomology, Ohio State University; M.S., Entomology, Michigan State University; B.S., Biology, Calvin College

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Mary Lewis
Instructor in Biology
Office: Sampson Hoffland Lab 290B
Phone: 563-387-1550
Beth Lynch
Associate Professor of Biology
Office: On Leave (2013-14)
Phone: 563-387-1248

Education: Ph.D., Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, University of Minnesota; B.S., Biology, Trent University

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Molly McNicoll
Assistant Professor in Biology and Natural Land Manager
Office: Sampson Hoffland Lab 190C
Phone: 563-387-1257
Dawn Reding
Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology
Office: Sampson Hoffland Lab 190F
Phone: 563-387-1700

Education: Ph.D., Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Iowa State University; M.S., Zoology, University of Hawaii; B.S., Environmental Science, University of Dubuque

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Brookhart Shields
Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology
Office: Sampson Hoffland Lab 290D
Phone: 563-387-1681

Education: NIH Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Iowa; Ph.D., Chemistry, University of Iowa; B.S., Chemistry, Winona State University

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Tex A. Sordahl
Professor of Biology
Office: Sampson Hoffland Lab 190G
Phone: 563-387-1553

Education: Ph.D., Biology, Utah State University; M.S., Zoology, Utah State University; B.A., Biology, Luther College

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Gwen Strand
Visiting Instructor in Biology
Office: Sampson Hoffland Lab 290A
Phone: 563-387-1177

Education: M.S., Pathology, University of Iowa; B.A., Biology, Luther College

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Lynn Williams
Admin, Asst Valders and Sampson Hoffland Laboratories
Office: Sampson Hoffland Lab 231
Phone: 563-387-1117