About Dawn Prince:

Dawn Bratsch-Prince is Associate Provost for Faculty and professor of Spanish at Iowa State University. In her role as Associate Provost and Chief Diversity Officer, Bratsch-Prince provides leadership in recruiting, advancing, and retaining an excellent and diverse faculty and staff. Dr. Bratsch-Prince oversees issues related to faculty personnel, developing policies and initiatives that further Iowa State's strategic goal of nurturing a diversity of people, ideas, approaches, and cultures. Her scholarly interests span the discipline of medieval Iberian Studies, including history of the Spanish language, theory and practice of medieval translation, medieval women's writings and history, and queenship studies. Dr. Bratsch-Prince earned a doctoral degree in Romance Philology from the University of California at Berkeley. She is married and has three teenage children. A native New Yorker, she has been on the faculty at Iowa State since 1990.