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

Dr. Baochun Zhao
Professor from South-Central University for Nationalities in China
November 17, 2014 - November 30, 2015
Dr. Ma Li
Ningxia Medical University in China
December 19, 2014 - June 30, 2015
Dr. Tekeste Teclu
Ethiopian Graduate School of Theology in Ethiopia
January 9, 2015 - December 31st, 2015
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
Mr. Carlos Andres Morera Rivera
Universidad Veritas in Costa Rica
January 2014 - June 2016
Dr. Bin Li
Associate Professor at Jilin Agriculture University in China
June 2014-June 2015
Mr. Mathieu Castello
Professor from Université des Techniques des Activités Physiques et Sportives in France
September 15, 2014 - July 15, 2015
Prof. Xudan Zhang
Professor from Fuzhou Polytechnic in China
October 12, 2014 - September 30, 2015