Lindsay Vella

Departmental Administrator

Lindsay Vella is the Departmental Administrator for African American Studies, American Studies, Classics, the Division of Interdisciplinary Programs, Gender, Women's & Sexuality Studies, the Magid Center for Writing, and Religious Studies. For her division, departments, and programs, she coordinates and manages work processes and administrative procedures and policies, oversees HR processes and provides guidance and advice, manages program budgets and financial data, develops and implements strategic plans, and supervises communications and marketing.

Lindsay has an MFA in Creative Writing from the Iowa Writers' Workshop and a BA in English with a sub-concentration in Creative Writing from the University of Michigan. Her poems have appeared in DIAGRAMBat City ReviewBlack Warrior ReviewTupelo QuarterlySugar House Review, and others. She is an editor for Ancient Exchanges, an online literary journal of translations of ancient texts, and a reader for the Examined Life Journal, a literary journal of the Carver College of Medicine that explores the intersections of health and the human condition.

Lindsay Vella is a Departmental Administrator in the Department of Religious Studies.
Contact Information

University of Iowa
210 Jefferson Building (JB)
129 East Washington Street
Iowa City, IA 52240
United States


University of Iowa
24T Phillips Hall (PH)
16 N. Clinton Street
Iowa City, IA 52245
United States