James Strohman

Lecturer of International Studies


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

Area of expertise: Government, International Studies, Politics, Public Management

Topics of interest: American Government, Comparative Politics, Constitutional Law, Criminal Justice, Critical Thinking and Communication, Environmental Politics and Policy, 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, serves on the Iowa Employment Appeal Board, and previously served on multiple boards and commissions for both the state of Iowa and county government. James and his wife, Kristin Peyton, have four children: Isaac (Iowa 2013) Ambrose (Arizona State University 2016) Stella Maris (ISU 2018 and a member of the ISU Women's Soccer Team from 2014-2018) and Endylion (ISU 2020 and a 2018 study abroad student in Florence.)