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Term in office
Second term: Jan. 2, 2016 to Jan. 2, 2020
Mayor second term (elected by council): Jan. 2, 2018 - Jan. 2, 2020
B.A. (1966), University of Notre Dame
M.S. (1972) community development, University of Louisville
Ph.D. (1983) urban and regional planning, University of California at Los Angeles
Barbara Eckstein (wife), Zoe Eckstein (daughter), PatrickThrogmorton (son), Paul Throgmorton (son), Min Dong Throgmorton (daughter-in-law)
Reading, hiking, bicycling, exploring cities and natural areas.
Iowa City residency
Since August 1986
Retired U of Iowa Emeritus Professor
Other community services/organizations involvement
I participate in or contribute to a fairly large number of local public interest and not-for-profit organizations.