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Ellen Fairchild

Title: Teaching Professor
Department: School of Education

Office: E155b Lagomarcino 901 Stange Rd., Ames, IA 50011
Phone number: +1 515 294 8767
Email: efair@iastate.edu

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Research interests

  • Affects of poverty on a child's education
  • History of Education
  • Multi-cultural and diversity issues


  • Ph.D. Social Foundations of Education, University of Iowa, 2002, Home Schooling and Public Education in Iowa: Views of Rural Superintendents
  • M.S.  Adult and Extension Education, Iowa State University, 1987, The Effects of Role Perception on Stress Levels in a Marriage Relationship
  • B.S.  Elementary Education (Learning Disabilities Concentration) and Environmental Studies, Iowa State University, 1976.  Teaching License K-6; endorsements: social studies and basic science

Prior to accepting a faculty position in the School of Education I was a student affairs professional in the Dean of Students Department at Iowa State University.  I acted as an advocate for commuter students and as a program professional for both commuter and adult learners.  I held this position for 12 years.