Contact Information

Queries about The Nelson Institute for Diplomacy and International Affairs should be addressed to the following: 

Jeffrey Kappen, Interim Director
Assistant Professor of International Business
College of Business and Public Administration
Drake University
Des Moines, IA 50311

Phone: 515-271-4095


Denise Ganpat, Administrative Assistant
Office Phone: 515-271-2452 (not available June-July)
Cell Phone: 515-418-2987



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