Staff


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ull-time Faculty Members


Dan Nelson 

Dan Nelson

515-964-6623

drnelson2@dmacc.edu

Dan has been teaching for DMACC since 2005.  He teaches Reading, Writing, English Language Learner ​(ELL) and Study Strategies courses. He offers various workshops throughout the semester to help improve writing skills and usage of study strategies. You can also find Dan working with students in the walk-in Writing Lab.

Education:

BA in English, Drake University
MAT in English Education, Drake University
Specialist in Higher Ed, Appalachian State


Allison Pugh 

Allison Pugh

515-965-7112

afpugh@dmacc.edu

Allison has been teaching for DMACC since 2013. She teaches Reading and Study Strategies in addition to working with students in the walk-in Writing Lab.

Education:

BA in English, Lewis & Clark College, Oregon
MAT in English Education, Drake University


 

Janelle Thornton 

Janelle Thornton

​515-965-7136

jmthornton4@dmacc.edu

Janelle worked as an adjunct instructor in the English department for five years before joining the full time faculty in the walk-in Writing Lab in 2020. She teaches Study Strategies and the occasional English course but has previously taught many Composition, Literature, and Creative Writing courses and can assist with a diverse range of reading and writing assignments.​

Education:

BA in English and Anthropology, University of South Dakota

MA in English with an emphasis in Creative Writing, University of South Dakota​


Marshall Stuart 

Marshall Stuart

515-965-7115

mdstuart1@dmacc.edu

Marshall taught as an adjunct math instructor for DMACC for three years before joining our full-time faculty in 2015. He has taught the entire spectrum of Mathematics course at DMACC, typically focusing of Statistics and advanced Calculus courses. 

Education:

BA in Chemistry, BA in Mathematics, University of Northern Iowa
MA in Mathematics, University of Northern Iowa


Rob Reynolds 

Rob Reynolds

515-965-7116​

rwreynolds@dmacc.edu

Rob taught as an adjunct math instructor for DMACC for six years before joining our full-time faculty in 2012. He has taught Calculus, Business Calculus, Math for Liberal Arts, Finite Math, College Algebra, and Intermediate Algebra,  He is also experienced in helping students with Arithmetic, Pre-Algebra, and Stati​stics.

Education:

BS in Mathematics, Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, OK
MSM Iowa State University


Stacy Vaughn 

Stacy Vaughn

515-965-7148

slvaughn@dmacc.edu

Stacy has been teaching biology for DMACC since 2007. She currently teaches General Biology (BIO112), Genetics (BIO146) and Human Biology (BIO 156) in addition to helping students in anatomy, physiology, microbiology, introductory biology, nutrition and general biology II.​

Education:

BS in Biology, University of Iowa
MAT in Science Education, University of Iowa