University of Northern Iowa

Faculty & Staff - Domestic and International


In today’s world of globalization, internationalization of campus became a must. We can introduce the University of Northern Iowa community to the world via our faculty travel. UNI faculty can teach, conduct research, attend professional conferences, and volunteer abroad. Please find some helpful resources: Helpful Links ->

Resources at UNI

List of members of the UNI community who have lived or traveled abroad and who have volunteered to share their knowledge with the UNI community as it develops and/or expands its global reach. Link to Resources at UNI ->

Professional Interest Database - Click here to search for faculty & staff interests and expertise by country or geographical location.

Process for Formally Inviting International Visitors contains step-by-step procedures that a department interested in hosting an international visitor should follow.  


International scholars are warmly welcomed by the University of Northern Iowa, a student-centered liberal arts institution that emphasizes excellent instruction. More than 850 outstanding faculty from 14 countries are dedicated to the success of UNI students. We are a medium-sized university with a small college atmosphere, and our facilities are second to none. Whether you are thinking about teaching or doing research at UNI or you have already arrived, please find some helpful resources: Helpful Links ->

Current Visiting Scholars

Prof. Adnan Kulaksizoglu
Professor from Fatih University in Turkey
October 1, 2014 - December 15, 2014
Dr. Xu Xu
Assistant Professor at Shanghai Dianji University in China
August 13, 2014 - Aug 14, 2015
Ms. Yanjing Huang
Lecturer at Shanghai Dianji University in China
August 13, 2014 - Aug 14, 2015
Dr. Zhizhou Du
Associate Professor at Beifang University in China
August 23, 2014 - July 31, 2015
Dr. Xun Xiao
Professor at Yangtze University in China
November 2013 - October 2014
Mr. Carlos Andres Morera Rivera
Universidad Veritas in Costa Rica
January 2014 - June 2016
Dr. Yu Wang
Associate Professor at Beifang University in China
January 2014 - December 2014
Dr. Bin Li
Associate Professor at Jilin Agriculture University in China
June 2014-June 2015
Dr. Daeryun Chung
Professor from Dongduk Women's University in South Korea
September 10, 2014 - November 30, 2014
Mr. Mathieu Castello
Professor from Université des Techniques des Activités Physiques et Sportives in France
September 15, 2014 - July 15, 2015