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Ben Chamberlain

Ben Chamberlain

  • Student Services Specialist III
  • Departmental Coordinator of Advising
Ben Chamberlain coordinates academic advising for the department, advises Agricultural Studies and Agriculture and Life Sciences Education - Communications Option students, teaches AGEDS 110, 215 and 412, coordinates the AGEDS Learning Community, and assists in various other roles related to his position. Ben is a 1999 ISU Agricultural Studies graduate. He earned a graduate certificate in Academic Advising from Kansas State (July, 2004) and a M.S. degree in Student Personnel Services in Higher Education from Kansas State (July, 2004). Prior to joining the department in 2011, Ben worked in real estate sales in Central Iowa. In addition to work at ISU, Ben is actively involved in a family farming operation in northwest Illinois.

Contact Info

201 Curtiss Hall
513 Farm House Lane


  • B.S. (1999) Agricultural Studies, Iowa State University
  • M.S. (2004) Student Personnel Services in Higher Education, Kansas State University
  • Graduate Certificate (2004) Academic Advising, Kansas State University

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Courses Taught: 

  • AGEDS 110: Professional Development in Agricultural Education and Studies: New Student Seminar
  • AGEDS 215: Professional Development in Agricultural Education and Studies: Career Seminar
  • AGEDS 412: Internship in Agricultural Education and Studies

Current Committee Membership:

  • Agricultural Studies Curriculum Committee
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee: Agricultural Education and Studies Committee
  • Academic Affairs: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • Transfer and Articulation Committee: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • University Academic Advising Committee: CALS Representative
  • Iowa Foundation for Agricultural Advancement Scholarship Selection Committee
  • WorkCyte Phase II Steering Committee
  • DMACC Agribusiness Program Advisory Committee
  • 100 Ideas in 100 Days Committees: Emerging Transfer Markets (chair) and Personalization of Campus Visits