Gail Nonnecke

  • Global Professor
  • Global Resource Systems
  • Global Resource Systems
  • 105 Horticulture Hall
  • Iowa State University
  • Ames, IA 50011
  • Phone 515-294-0037
  • Email
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Doctor of Philosophy, The Ohio State University,  1980
Master of Science, The Pennsylvania State University, 1977
Bachelor of Science, The Pennsylvania State University, 1975

Awards/Special Recognition

  • Global Professor, Iowa State University, 2013
  • Learning Communities, Exemplary Peer Mentor Supervisor 2012
  • North American Strawberry Growers Association, Distinguished Service Award 2011
  • Iowa State University Learning Communities, Scholarship Award 2010
  • Technology Association of Iowa, Academic Innovation and Leadership Award 2009
  • Iowa State Horticultural Society, Award of Merit 2009
  • Catt Center for Women and Politics, Women Impacting Iowa State University Calendar 2009
  • Iowa State University, Division of Student Affairs, Faculty Recognition Award 2009
  • Iowa State University Learning Communities, C. Brooke Advocate Award 2008
  • Outstanding Achievement in International Agriculture, 110th U.S. Congress, House of Representatives, 2007
  • Tribute to Dr. Gail Romberger Nonnecke 2007, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Iowa Professor of the Year Award 2007
  • Gamma Sigma Delta, Mission Award for Teaching 2006
  • United States Department of Agriculture, Food and Agricultural Sciences Excellence in Teaching National Award 2005
  • State of Iowa Board of Regents, Faculty Recognition Award 2005
  • Iowa State University, Learning Communities, Outstanding Innovation Award 2004
  • Iowa State University, Ag College, Outstanding Achievement in Teaching Award 2003-2004
  • Iowa State University, Gamma Sigma Delta, President 1998
  • Iowa State University, Louis Thompson Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award 1991
  • State of Iowa, Iowa Legislative Teaching Award

Teaching Responsibilities
GLOBE 321, 322.  Global Resource Systems Internship
GLOBE 401, 401H. Global Resource Systems Senior Project
GLOBE 494A, 495, 490-Z. Service Learning in Uganda or in the U.S. Virgin Islands
GLOBE 290, 490. Independent Study

Global Engagement
Dr. Nonnecke serves as the Faculty Coordinator for Global Resource Systems and holds the Global Professorship in Global Resource Systems.  She also is a University Professor and Morrill Professor at Iowa State University.  She has over 30 years of experience in agriculture, including teaching, research and extension in both domestic and international horticulture.  She has worked in research and outreach projects in fruit crops and university education projects in China, Germany, Latvia, South Africa, and Uganda.  Dr. Nonnecke has lectured in or led study abroad courses in over 15 countries.   She serves as associate director of education programs in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Center for Sustainable Rural Livelihoods and co-developed and co-leads the Service Learning, School Garden study abroad courses and its development program aimed at youth in the Kamuli District of Uganda.  Dr. Nonnecke also co-coordinates the EARTH Program, a service learning program in the U.S. Virgin Islands.