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WADE, NATHANIEL G., Assistant Professor of Psychology. B.A., 1994, Wheaton College; M.S., 2000, Ph.D., 2003, Virginia Commonwealth.

WAGGONER, DAVID W., Emeritus Assistant Professor of Music/Theatre. B.A., 1962, M.A., 1964, Indiana.

WAGGONER, KATHLEEN M., Adjunct Associate Professor of Sociology; Adjunct Associate Professor of Political Science. B.S., 1975, Wisconsin (Lacrosse); M.S., 1978, Ph.D., 1983, Iowa State; J.D., 1987, Drake.

WAGNER, BRUCE H., Lecturer in Mathematics. B.A., 1975, California (Santa Cruz); M.A., 1979, Ph.D., 1982, California (Berkeley).

WAGNER, MIMI MARIE, Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture. B.L.A., 1983, M.L.A., 1998, Iowa State.

WAGNER, STANLEY D., Associate Professor of Veterinary Clinical Sciences. D.V.M., 1974, Purdue; M.S., 1983, Kansas State.

WALDEMER, THOMAS PAUL, Senior Lecturer in World Languages and Cultures. B.A., 1977, M.A., 1982, Ph.D., 1991, California (Santa Barbara).

WALKER, HOMER W., Emeritus Professor of Food Science and Human Nutrition. B.S., 1951, Pennsylvania State; M.S., 1953, Ph.D., 1955, Wisconsin.

WALLACE, ROBERT S., Associate Professor of Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology. B.S., 1981, Wilkes; M.S., 1984, Ph.D., 1988, Rutgers.

WALSH, PATRICIA, Lecturer in Human Development and Family Studies. B.S., 1976, M.S., 1982, Iowa State.

WALSH, THOMAS E., Emeritus Associate Professor of Apparel, Educational Studies and Hospitality Management. B.S., 1953, M.A., 1962, Michigan State; Ph.D., 1980, Iowa State.

WALTER, CLYDE K. JR., Professor of Logistics, Operations and Management Information Systems. B.S.E.E., 1964, Case Western Reserve; M.B.A., 1965, Ph.D., 1972, Ohio State; M.Engr., 1972, Pennsylvania State.

WALTERS, RUSSELL C., Assistant Professor of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering. B.S., 1987, Illinois; M.S., 1988, Ph.D., 1993, Florida.

WALTON, BARBARA JOYCE, Assistant Professor of Art and Design. B.F.A., 1991, M.F.A., 1993, Iowa State; M.F.A., 1996, Drake.

WALTON, MARLEE A., Senior Lecturer in Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering. B.S., 1984, M.S., 1991, Iowa State.

WANG, CHENG, Professor of Economics. B.A., 1984, M.A., 1987, Fudan (China); Ph.D., 1994, Western Ontario (Canada).

WANG, KAN, Professor of Agronomy. B.S., 1982, Fudan (China); Ph.D., 1987, Ghent (Belgium).

WANG, KEJIN, Associate Professor of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering. B.S., 1982, Hefei (China); M.S., 1985, Chinese Academy of Sciences (China); Ph.D., 1994, California (Berkeley).

WANG, TONG, Associate Professor of Food Science and Human Nutrition. B.S., 1985, M.S., 1988, Shenyang College of Pharmacy, China; M.S., 1992, Arkansas; Ph.D., 1998, Iowa State.

WANG, ZHENGDAO, Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. B.E., 1996, Science and Technology (China); M.Sc., 1999, Virginia; Ph.D., 2002, Minnesota.

WANG, ZHI J., Associate Professor of Aerospace Engineering. B.Sc., 1985, National University of Defence Tech; Ph.D., 1990, Glasgow (Scotland).

WANNEMUEHLER, MICHAEL, Professor of Veterinary Microbiology and Preventive Medicine. B.S., 1974, Purdue; M.S., 1980, Idaho State; Ph.D., 1981, Louisville.

WARD, IRA J., Emeritus Associate Professor of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering. B.S., 1950, U.S. Military Academy; M.S., 1955, Iowa State.

WARE, WENDY ADAMS, Professor of Veterinary Clinical Sciences; Professor of Biomedical Sciences. B.Mus., 1975, Westminster Choir College: D.V.M., 1982, M.S., 1986, Ohio State.

WARMAN, ROY E., Emeritus Professor of Psychology. B.A., 1949, West Virginia; M.A., 1950, Ph.D., 1958, Ohio State.

WARME, LOIS J. N., Associate Professor of Art and Design. B.S., 1968, M.A., 1972, Iowa State.

WARREN, RICHARD D., Emeritus Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies: Distinguished Professor in Education. B.S., 1952, M.S., 1960, Ph.D., 1965, Iowa State.

WASS, WALLACE MILTON, Emeritus Professor of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine. B.S., 1951, D.V.M., 1953, Ph.D., 1961, Minnesota.

WATERS, W. RAY, Assistant Professor of Veterinary Microbiology and Preventive Medicine (Collaborator). B.S., 1985, D.V.M., 1988, Auburn; Ph.D., 1996, Iowa State.

WEATHERTON, LINDA K., Adjunct Instructor in Veterinary Clinical Sciences. B.S., 2000, D.V.M., 2004, Iowa State.

WEBER, ERIC, Assistant Professor of Mathematics. B.A., 1995, Gustavus Adolphus College; Ph.D., 1999, Colorado.

WEBER, ROBERT J., Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. B.S., 1963, M.S., 1966, Ph.D., 1967, Iowa State;

WEBER, THOMAS A., Emeritus Professor of Physics and Astronomy. B.S., 1956, De Paul; Ph.D., 1961, Notre Dame.

WEBER-FEVE, STACEY, Assistant Professor of World Languages and Cultures. B.A., 1999, Westminster; M.A., 2001, Ph.D., 2006, Ohio State.

WECHSLER, LORRAINE, Emeritus Professor of Greenlee School Journalism/Communication. B.A., 1946, Hunter; M.S., 1947, M.A., 1952, Columbia.

WECHSLER, MONROE S., Emeritus Professor of Materials Science and Engineering; Emeritus Professor of Mechanical Engineering. B.S., 1944, City University of New York; A.M., 1950, Ph.D., 1953, Columbia.

WEDIN, WALTER F., Emeritus Professor of Agronomy. B.S., 1950, M.S., 1951, Ph.D., 1953, Wisconsin.

WEERASINGHE, ANANDA, Associate Professor of Mathematics. B.S., 1979, Colombo; Ph.D., 1986, Minnesota.

WEI, MEIFEN, Assistant Professor of Psychology. B.A., 1983, Soochow (Taiwan); M.A., 1985, Tunghai (Taiwan); M.A., 1998, Ph.D., 2000, Missouri.

WEISS, HARRY J., Emeritus Professor of Aerospace Engineering; Emeritus Professor of Mathematics. B.S., 1947, M.S., 1949, D.Sc., 1951, Carnegie Mellon.

WELCH, AMY, Lecturer in Health and Human Performance. B.Sc., 2001, M.Sc., 2002, Sheffield (UK).

WELK, GREGORY, Associate Professor of Health and Human Performance. B.A., 1988, Illinois; M.A., 1989, Iowa; Ph.D., 1994, Arizona State.

WELLS, BETTY LYNN, Professor of Sociology. B.A., 1972, Emporia; M.A., 1974, Wyoming; Ph.D., 1980, Iowa State.

WELLS, GARY L., Professor of Psychology: Distinguished Professor in Liberal Arts and Sciences. B.S., 1973, Kansas State; Ph.D., 1977, Ohio State.

WELSHONS, WILLIAM J., Emeritus Professor of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology. A.B., 1949, M.A., 1952, Ph.D., 1954, California (Berkeley).

WENDEL, JONATHAN F., Professor of Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology and Chair of the Department. B.S., 1976, Michigan; M.S., 1980, Ph.D., 1983, North Carolina.

WENDELL, DENNIS C., Emeritus Associate Professor, Library. B.S., 1967, Iowa State; M.A., 1969, Iowa.

WENINGER, QUINN R. A., Associate Professor of Economics. B.Sc., 1989, Alberta (Canada); Ph.D., 1995, Maryland.

WERBEL, JAMES D., Professor of Management. B.A., 1972, M.S., 1974, Wisconsin; Ph.D., 1980, Northwestern.

WERNER-WILSON, RONALD, Associate Professor of Human Development and Family Studies. B.S., 1988, M.A., 1990, Georgia State; Ph.D., 1993, Georgia.

WESLEY, IRENE VARELAS, Assistant Professor of Veterinary Microbiology and Preventive Medicine (Collaborator). B.A., 1965, California (Los Angeles); M.A., 1967, California (Irvine); Ph.D., 1973, California (Los Angeles).

WEST, JAMES K., Clinician in Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine. D.V.M., 1971, M.S., 1975, Iowa State.

WEST, ROBERT, Associate Professor of Psychology. B.A., 1991, M.A., 1993, Western Kentucky; Ph.D., 1996, South Carolina.

WESTGATE, MARK E., Professor of Agronomy. B.S., 1974, M.S., 1977, Dayton; Ph.D., 1983, Illinois.

WESTPHAL, LYNNE M., Assistant Professor of Natural Resource Ecology and Management (Collaborator). B.A., 1982, Wisconsin; M.A., 1992, Northeastern Illinois; Ph.D., 1999, Illinois.

WHALEY, DAVID CLAUDE, Professor of Curriculum and Instruction; Associate Dean of the College of Human Sciences. B.S., 1976, M.S., 1976, California (Davis); Ph.D., 1985, Cornell.

WHEELOCK, THOMAS D., Emeritus Professor of Chemical Engineering; University Professor. B.S., 1949, Ph.D., 1958, Iowa State.

WHIGHAM, DAVID KEITH, Emeritus Professor of Agronomy. B.S., 1966, M.S., 1969, Ph.D., 1971, Iowa State.

WHISNANT, KERRY LEWIS, Professor of Physics and Astronomy. B.S., 1976, Missouri (Rolla); Ph.D., 1982, M.S., 1982, Wisconsin.

WHITAKER, FAYE PAULI, Emeritus Associate Professor of English. A.B., 1963, Lakeland; M.A., 1965, Western Michigan; Ph.D., 1974, Northwestern.

WHITAKER, JAMES W., Emeritus Associate Professor of History. A.B., 1960, Oberlin; M.S., 1962, Ph.D., 1965, Wisconsin.

WHITE, BERNARD J., Emeritus Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology; University Professor. B.S., 1958, Portland; M.A., 1961, Ph.D., 1963, Oregon.

WHITE, DAVID J., Assistant Professor of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering. B.S., 1997, Missouri; M.S., 1999, Ph.D., 2000, Iowa State.

WHITE, GARY C., Emeritus Professor of Music: Distinguished Professor in Liberal Arts and Sciences. B.M.E., 1959, B.Mus., 1961, Kansas; M.M., 1964, Ph.D., 1969, Michigan State.

WHITE, PAMELA JUNE, Professor of Food Science and Human Nutrition; University Professor. B.S., 1972, M.S., 1974, Washington; Ph.D., 1981, Iowa State.

WHITE, WENDY S., Associate Professor of Food Science and Human Nutrition. B.S., 1980, Cornell; RD, 1982, Massachusettes General; M.S., 1986, Ph.D., 1990, Cornell.

WHITEFORD, MICHAEL B., Professor of Anthropology: Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. B.A., 1967, Beloit; M.A., 1970, Ph.D., 1972, California (Berkeley).

WHITHAM, STEVEN ALAN, Assistant Professor of Plant Pathology. B.S., 1990, Iowa State; M.S., 1992, Ph.D., 1995, California (Berkeley).

WHITMER, JOHN M. JR., Emeritus Associate Professor of Political Science. B.A., 1957, Wisconsin; M.A., 1959, Iowa; M.S., 1975, Ph.D., 1979, Iowa State.

WICKERSHAM, THOMAS W., Emeritus Professor of Animal Science. B.S., 1941, M.S., 1954, Iowa State.

WICKRAMA, K. A. S., Professor of Human Development and Family Studies. B.S., 1971, Sri Lanka; Ph.D., 1992, Iowa State.

WIDRLECHNER, MARK P., Assistant Professor of Agronomy (Collaborator); Assistant Professor of Horticulture (Collaborator). B.S., 1977, Michigan State; M.S., 1980, Illinois; Ph.D., 1982, Minnesota.

WIEDENHOEFT, MARY H., Associate Professor of Agronomy. B.S., 1980, Iowa State; M.S., 1982, Ph.D., 1986, Washington State.

WIEDERHOLT, TED W., Adjunct Instructor in Naval Science. B.A., 1998, M.P.A., 2005, Iowa State.

WIESE, WILLIAM HENRY, Associate Professor, Library. B.B.A., 1966, Iowa; B.A., 1983, Northern Iowa; M.A., 1984, Iowa.

WILCOX, MARY KAY, Assistant Professor of Community and Regional Planning; Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture. B.A., 1983, MALA, 1991, Wisconsin.

WILDER, DAVID R., Emeritus Professor of Materials Science and Engineering. B.S., 1951, M.S., 1952, Ph.D., 1958, Iowa State.

WILGENBUSCH, ERIN E., Lecturer in Greenlee School of Journalism/Communication. B.A., 1990, Clarke College; M.A., 1992, Drake.

WILKE, VICKI L., Assistant Professor of Veterinary Clinical Sciences. B.S., 1994, Wisconsin (Stevens Point): D.V.M., 1998, Wisconsin; Ph.D., 2006, Iowa State.

WILKINSON, CHRISTINE, Assistant Professor of Accounting. B.A., 1991, MACC, 1999, Oklahoma; Ph.D., 2006, Iowa.

WILLHAM, RICHARD L., Emeritus Professor of Animal Science; Charles F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor in Agriculture. B.S., 1954, Oklahoma State; M.S., 1955, Ph.D., 1960, Iowa State.

WILLIAMS, DAVID LEWIS, Emeritus Professor of Curriculum and Instruction; Emeritus Professor of Agricultural Education and Studies; University Professor. B.S., 1959, Oklahoma State; M.S., 1965, Kansas State; Ed.D., 1969, Oklahoma State.

WILLIAMS, R. CHRISTOPHER, Associate Professor of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering. B.S.C.E., 1991, Vermont; M.S.C.E., 1993, Ph.D., 1996, Purdue.

WILLIAMS, SALLY KEMP, Emeritus Professor of Family and Consumer Science Education and Studies; Emeritus Professor of Curriculum and Instruction. B.S., 1962, M.A., 1966, Michigan State; Ph.D., 1975, Pennsylvania State.

WILLIAMS, STANLEY, Emeritus Professor of Physics and Astronomy. B.S., 1954, Nebraska Wesleyan; Ph.D., 1962, Rensselaer.

WILLSON, LEE ANNE, Professor of Physics and Astronomy; University Professor. B.A., 1968, Harvard; M.A., 1970, Ph.D., 1973, Michigan.

WILLSON, STEPHEN, Professor of Mathematics. A.B., 1968, Harvard; M.A., 1970, Ph.D., 1973, Michigan.

WILSEY, BRIAN J., Assistant Professor of Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology. B.S., 1986, Henderson State; M.S., 1988, Louisiana State; Ph.D., 1995, Syracuse.

WILSON, DAVID BALL, Professor of History; Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies. B.A., 1963, Wabash; Ph.D., 1968, Johns Hopkins.

WILSON, DOYLE EDWARD, Emeritus Professor of Animal Science. B.S., 1967, M.S., 1982, Ph.D., 1984, Iowa State.

WILSON, GEORGE P. JR., Emeritus Professor of English. A.B., 1939, Guilford; M.A., 1941, North Carolina; Ph.D., 1958, Columbia.

WILSON, JAMES A., Associate Professor of Mathematics. B.A., 1973, California (Los Angeles); M.S., 1975, Ph.D., 1978, Wisconsin.

WILSON, LENNOX N., Emeritus Professor of Aerospace Engineering. B.A.Sc., 1953, M.A.Sc., 1954, Ph.D., 1959, Toronto.

WILSON, LESTER A., Professor of Food Science and Human Nutrition; University Professor. B.S., 1969, M.S., 1971, Oregon State; Ph.D., 1975, California (Davis).

WINAKOR, THORA GEITEL, Emeritus Professor of Apparel, Educational Studies and Hospitality Management; Mary B. Welch Distinguished Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences. A.B., 1950, Illinois; M.S., 1951, Drexel; Ph.D., 1960, Iowa State.

WINDOM, KENNETH, Associate Professor of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences. B.A., 1972, West Georgia; Ph.D., 1976, Pennsylvania State.

WINDUS, THERESA L., Professor of Chemistry. B.S., 1988, Minot State; Ph.D., 1993, Iowa State.

WINER, ELIOT H., Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering. B.S., 1992, Ohio State; M.S., 1994, Ph.D., 1999, New York (Buffalo).

WINKIEL, LAURA A., Assistant Professor of English. B.B.A., 1987, Notre Dame; M.A., 1991, New York; Ph.D., 1999, Notre Dame.

WINSOR, DOROTHY ANN, Professor of English. B.A., 1969, Aquinas; M.A., 1970, Michigan; Ph.D., 1979, Wayne State.

WINTER, MARY, Emeritus Professor of Human Development and Family Studies. B.S., 1961, Minnesota; M.S., 1966, Ph.D., 1970, Pennsylvania State.

WINTER, MATTHEW D., Assistant Professor of Veterinary Clinical Sciences. B.A., 1994, Johns Hopkins: D.V.M., 1998, Cornell.

WINTERSTEEN, WENDY, Professor of Entomology: Dean of the College of Agriculture: Director of the Agriculture and Home Economics Experiment Station. B.S., 1978, Kansas State; Ph.D., 1988, Iowa State.

WIPF, TERRY J., Professor of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering. B.S., 1974, M.S., 1979, Ph.D., 1983, Nebraska.

WISE, ROGER P., Professor of Plant Pathology (Collaborator). B.S., 1976, Ph.D., 1983, Michigan State.

WISNER, ROBERT NEWELL, Professor of Economics; University Professor. B.S., 1962, M.S., 1964, Michigan State; Ph.D., 1967, Tennessee.

WISSINK, MARSHA H., Lecturer in Health and Human Performance. B.S., 1992, M.Ed., 2002, Iowa State.

WOHLSDORF-ARENDT, SUSAN, Assistant Professor of Apparel, Educational Studies and Hospitality Management. B.S., 1988, Iowa State; M.S., 1991, Rush; Ph.D., 2004, Iowa State.

WOHN, FRED KRAMER, Emeritus Professor of Physics and Astronomy. B.S., 1962, Louisiana State; M.S., 1964, Ph.D., 1967, Indiana.

WOLF, JOHN WILLIAM CLARK, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies. B.A., 1986, Oberlin College; M.A., 1989, Ph.D., 1993, Arizona.

WOLFF, NORMA H., Emeritus Associate Professor of Anthropology. B.S., 1955, Butler; M.A., 1965, Michigan State; Ph.D., 1985, Indiana.

WOLFORD, DONALD J. JR., Professor of Physics and Astronomy. B.S., 1971, Rensselaer; M.S., 1974, Ph.D., 1978, Illinois.

WOLINS, LEROY, Emeritus Professor of Psychology; Emeritus Professor of Statistics. B.A., 1951, M.A., 1953, Ph.D., 1956, Ohio State.

WOLT, JEFFREY D., Professor of Agronomy. B.S., 1973, Colorado State; M.S., 1976, Ph.D., 1979, Auburn.

WONG, DAVID MICHAEL, Assistant Professor of Veterinary Clinical Sciences. B.V.M., 1995, D.V.M., 1997, Michigan State; M.S., 2003, Virginia Polytechnic.

WONG, JOHN KONG-FAH, Associate Professor of Marketing. B.A., 1974, William Penn; M.B.A., 1976, Virginia Polytechnic Institute; Ph.D., 1981, Alabama.

WONG, JOHNNY S., Professor of Computer Science. B.S., 1977, Hong Kong; M.S., 1981, Ph.D., 1986, Sydney.

WOO, LEE KEITH, Professor of Chemistry. B.S., 1977, Harvey Mudd; Ph.D., 1984, Stanford.

WOOD, SHIRLEY JEAN, Emeritus Associate Professor of Health and Human Performance. B.S., 1957, M.S., 1959, Indiana; Ph.D., 1971, Illinois.

WOODMAN, WILLIAM F., Professor of Sociology; University Professor. B.S., 1968, M.A., 1970, West Texas; Ph.D., 1972, Oklahoma State.

WOOL, GREGORY J., Associate Professor, Library. B.A., 1974, Texas; M.A., 1983, Indiana; M.L.S., 1985, Rutgers.

WOOLLEY, DONALD GRANT, Emeritus Professor of Agronomy. B.S., 1951, M.S., 1956, Utah State; Ph.D., 1959, Iowa State.

WORK, GEORGE PAUL, Professor of Music. B.Mus., 1979, M.M., 1981, Eastman School of Music.

WRAY, PAUL H., Emeritus Professor of Natural Resource Ecology and Management. B.S., 1968, Ph.D., 1974, Iowa State.

WRIGHT, FRED M., Emeritus Professor of Mathematics. B.A., 1944, Denison; M.S., 1949, Ph.D., 1953, Northwestern.

WU, HUAIQING, Associate Professor of Statistics. B.S., 1988, M.S., 1991, Beijing (China); Ph.D., 1997, Michigan.

WU, XIAOQING, Associate Professor of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences. B.S., 1983, Hanzhou (China); M.S., 1986, Chinese Academia Sinica; Ph.D., 1992, California (Los Angeles).

WU, ZHIJUN, Associate Professor of Mathematics. B.S., 1982, M.A., 1985, Huazhong (China); Ph.D., 1991, Rice.

WUNDER, WILLIAM W., Emeritus Professor of Animal Science. B.S., 1958, Iowa State; M.S., 1964, Ph.D., 1967, Michigan State.

WURTELE, EVE S., Professor of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology; Professor of Food Science and Human Nutrition. B.S., 1971, California (Santa Cruz); Ph.D., 1980, California (Los Angeles).