Pam Carstens

Pam Carstens

Roger & Mary Baxter Professor of Business Administration and World Affairs, Chair 

B.A., Coe College
M.B.A., Ph.D., The University of Iowa

Email: pcarsten@coe.edu

Dr. Carstens teaches marketing, advertising, and strategic management. She is the Administrative Coordinator of Coe's Public Relations degree. Pam also runs small business consulting projects for the department and frequently supervises student research projects. She is active with the Investment Fund.


Lucy Goodson

Lucille Goodson

Associate Professor of Art

A.A., B.S., Black Hills State College
M.F.A., Indiana University

Email: lgoodson@coe.edu

Professor Goodson specializes in photography, printmaking, drawing, and two-dimensional design.

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Susanne Gubanc

Instructor in Rhetoric
Communication Studies Administrative Coordinator

B.A., University of Illinois - Springfield
M.A., Miami University (Ohio)
M.A., University of York, England

Email: sgubanc@coe.edu

Ms. Gubanc teaches journalism and public relations courses, and serves as advisor to the Cosmos campus newspaper.

Rob Kuennen

Rob Kuennen

Assistant Professor of Business Administration and Economics

B.A., Notre Dame 
M.B.A., University of Iowa

Email: rkuennen@coe.edu

Professor Kuennen teaches both marketing and management courses and has an interest in international business/marketing. He lived and worked abroad for over two years and taught courses in the Czech Republic and Ecuador. He was in private industry for several years before committing himself to academia.

Jane Nesmith

Jane Nesmith

Assistant Professor of Rhetoric
Director of the Writing Center

B.A., The College of Wooster
M.A., Indiana University
Ph.D., University of Iowa

Email: jnesmith@coe.edu

Dr. Nesmith teaches Rhetorical Theory and Practice, Professional Writing, and Advanced Writing Workshop. She is also the faculty advisor for The Pearl.

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Rod Pritchard

Instructor in Public Relations
Secretary of the College

B.A., Wartburg College
M.A., University of Northern Iowa

Email: rpritcha@coe.edu

Mr. Pritchard has more than 30 years of professional experience in the fields of journalism, broadcasting, communications, and marketing and public relations. While working for an international agribusiness company, he traveled extensively in the U.S. and western Europe. In addition to teaching public relations, he served as the Director of Marketing and Public Relations at Coe College from March 2003 through June 2016.  He currently serves as Secretary of the College.