Dorothy Masinde

  • Lecturer
  • Global Resource Systems
  • Global Resource Systems
  • 103 Horticulture Hall
  • Phone 515-294-0029
  • Email
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Doctor of Philosophy, University of Nairobi, 2009
Master of Professional Studies (Agriculture), Cornell University, 1996
Bachelor of Science, Egerton University, 1993

Awards/Special Recognition

  • Iowa State University Global Agriculture and Life Sciences Fellow, 2010
  • California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Executive Research fellow, 1999

Teaching Responsibilities 
GLOBE 301. Resource Systems of industrialized nations
GLOBE 302. Resource Systems of Developing Nations
GLOBE 211. Issues in Global Resource Systems
321. Internship Global
GLOBE 494A. Service learning
GLOBE 290,490. Independent study 

Global Engagement
Dr. Masinde, Lecturer in Global Resource Systems, also serves as the Associate Director for Nutrition Education Programs in the Center for Sustainable Rural Livelihoods (CSRL), College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa.   She provides leadership to the Nutrition Education Centers that address hunger and malnutrition issues among children, aged less than five years of age, and women of reproductive age in the Kamuli District of Uganda.  She serves as Global Resource System’s Internship coordinator for Africa and as a co-leader of Global Resource System’s Service Learning program to Uganda.  Dr. Masinde is also an advisor for Self Help International, based in Waverly Iowa, and its board of directors (Ghana committee).