Sean Nelson

Sean Nelson currently serves as an Equal Opportunity Specialist investigating complaints of discrimination and harassment under the ISU Discrimination and Harassment Policy. Sean joined the Office of Equal Opportunity in 2018. Prior to coming to ISU, he served as a mediator, conciliator, and investigator for the Iowa Civil Rights Commission for seven years.

Sean completed his undergraduate degree with majors in political science and history from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He earned a J.D. from Drake University Law School.  He is originally from Omaha, Nebraska, and now lives in Des Moines. He enjoys spending time with his wife, playing board games, reading and going to football games.