Carrie Schuettpelz

Carrie Schuettpelz
Lecturer; Fellow of Practice, Public Policy Center
560 English Philosophy Building
Office Hours: 
Monday 12:30-3:30
Curriculum Vitae: 


Carrie Schuettpelz is a faculty lecturer in the Department of Rhetoric at the University of Iowa. Prior to coming to Iowa, she was a homelessness policy advisor in the Obama Administration, where she worked from 2009-2016. She received her BA from the University of Iowa, and holds a Master of Public Policy from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, as well as a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. She was a Fulbright Scholar in 2006, which was awarded by the U.S. Department of State to study the East-West divide of the European Union in Copenhagen, Denmark. Carrie’s ongoing projects involve experiential learning, public policy curriculum, and student internship success. She is also at work on a novel.

Research Interests

  • Experiential Learning
  • Public Policy Curriculum
  • Homelessness Policy
  • Career Development

Educational Background

  • M.F.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison, Creative Writing, 2016
  • M.P.P., Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government, 2009
  • B.A., University of Iowa, Political Science and Anthropology, 2006