Meet Our Faculty
What are your research areas? sexual harassment.
Did you work in industry before teaching? Lots of "minor" experiences: I graduated from college with a degree in English and political science and worked in a travel agency, an insurance company, a temporary employment agency, and a law firm, and directed a Retired Senior Volunteer Program. Then I went to law school! I practiced for a year before turning full time to teaching.
What do you love most about the University of Iowa or living in Iowa? The relative ease of life here and good people. I can walk from my house to downtown where there are great restaurants.
What are your hobbies or what do you like to do on weekends? Walking, hiking, travel, and eating.
Do you have children? One son in law school..
Do you have pets? A geriatric zoo: an old dog and an older cat.
What are some of your favorite books?The Untouchables, Beasts of the Southern Wild, Moonrise Kingdom, (of new film).
What are some of your favorite movies? Harold and Maude, Baghdad Café, Wings of Desire (first half), Fargo.
Where were you born? Where have you lived besides Iowa? Born in St. Louis. Have lived in Florida, Rhode Island, and London.
Countries visited? Hong Kong, China, France, Sweden, Spain, Italy, England, Portugal, Russia, Norway, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovenia, Greece, Mexico, Canada, Czechoslovakia.