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Topics for 2018

When the research guide is available, the topic listed below will have a link. Research is provided by members of IUNAFAC.

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Roundtable Discussion Leaders/Guest Experts, 2018:
  • Economic Topic - Dr. Alanah Mitchell is an Associate Professor of Information Systems in the Department of Information Management and Business Analytics in the College of Business and Public Administration at Drake University. Professor Mitchell’s research focuses on the design, implementation, and use of information and communication technologies for collaboration, specifically in global virtual teams. More information can be found on her website: https://www.alanahmitchell.com/
  • Science Topic - Jennifer Wright leads the Financial and Business Assistance team at the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, which works to help Iowa's environmental future in ways that positively impact our economy and society. The team is equipped to work with Iowa citizens, businesses and communities to provide financial and technical assistance resulting in cost-effective improvements, opportunities for increased productivity and positive environmental impacts.
  • Political Topic - Dr. Eduardo Magalhaes III is the Department Chair of Political Science at Simpson College. He teaches courses on comparative politics, minority politics, and international relations.

  • Social TopicLiesl Eathington is an assistant scientist in the Department of Economics at Iowa State University with expertise in economic geography and economic sociology. She also serves as the coordinator for the Iowa Community Indicators Program. 
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