Exemplary Faculty Mentor Awardees Citations

The Exemplary Faculty Mentor Award recognizes faculty mentors who go above and beyond the formal expectations of Iowa State’s mentoring program. Winners are nominated by their “mentees” for the positive impact they have made in their lives and careers.    

The 2020 honorees include:

  • Nick Christians, University Professor, horticulture
  • Stephanie Clark, Professor and Virginia M. Gladney Professorship, food science and human nutrition
  • Tina Coffelt, Associate Professor, English
  • Matt DeLisi, Professor and Dean’s Professorship, sociology
  • Jeffrey Essner, Professor, genetics, development and cell biology
  • Shauna Hallmark, Professor and Director of the Institute for Transportation, civil, construction and environmental engineering
  • Connie Hargrave, Associate Professor, School of Education
  • Dermot Hayes, Charles F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor, Pioneer Hi-Bred International Agribusiness Chair, economics and finance
  • Andy Hochstetler, Professor, sociology
  • Derald Holtkamp, Professor, veterinary diagnostic and production animal medicine
  • Albert Jergens, Professor and Donn E. and Beth M. Bacon Professorship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, veterinary clinical sciences
  • Charlie Kostelnick, Professor, English
  • Gordon Miller, University Professor, chemistry
  • Jonathan Mochel, Associate Professor, biomedical sciences
  • Gregory Oakes, Professor, music and theatre
  • Peter Orazem, University Professor, economics
  • Chris Rehmann, Associate Professor, civil, construction and environmental engineering
  • Jeanne Serb, Associate Professor and Director of the Office of Biotechnology, ecology, evolution and organismal biology
  • Amy Toth, Associate Professor, ecology, evolution and organismal biology
  • Alan Wanamaker Jr., Associate Professor, geological and atmospheric sciences
  • Doug Wieczorek, Assistant Professor, School of Education

Iowa State’s formal mentoring program for new faculty began as a project of the Senior Vice President and Provost office in the late 1990’s; 2020 is the seventh year for the Exemplary Faculty Mentor Awards.

Previous awardees