Professor of Spanish and Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs, Iowa State University
In her current role, Dawn leads institutional efforts in building an excellent and diverse faculty through inclusive policy development, faculty mentoring and advancement, and leadership training. She also oversees the Office of Institutional Research, the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, and the University Ombuds Office. Prior to her current position, she served as Associate Dean in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and Chair of the Department of World Languages and Cultures. Dawn earned her BA and MA degrees in Spanish from New York University and her Ph.D. in Romance Philology from the University of California, Berkeley.