James Strohman

Assistant Teaching Professor of International Studies


Dept:World Languages And Cultures
Office:3102 Pearson
505 Morrill Rd.
Ames IA

Area of expertise: Government and Politics, Public Management, Writing and Editing

Topics of interest: American Government, Comparative Politics, Constitutional Law, Criminal Justice, Critical Thinking and Communication, Environmental Politics and Policy, International Relations, international studies, Management in the Public Sector, Management of Non-profit Organizations, Politics of Terrorism, Public Policy, State and Local Government


James has been teaching at Iowa State University since 2007. He previously worked for the Iowa Attorney General for 25 years, served a term as a Story County Supervisor, and serves on the Iowa Employment Appeal Board.

James and his wife, Kristin Peyton (ISU 1983), have four children: Isaac (Iowa 2013, Drake 2021) Ambrose (Arizona State University 2016) Stella Maris (ISU 2018, a member of the ISU Women's Soccer Team 2014-2018, Drake Law 2021) and Endylion (ISU 2020, currently Drake Law, and a 2018 ISU study abroad student in Florence.)