Jill Humston, PhD

Position title: Organizing Fellow, National Education Association and Iowa State Education Association

Email: jlhumston@gmail.com

Phone: Advisor: Dr. James Ervasti

Graduation: 05/2007

Jill Humston

Alumni News

  • In 2023, Jill transitioned from teaching high school science to working for the national and state-level teacher’s associations, advocating and organizing for teachers across the country.
    She had taught science since 2008, at all levels from middle school to university and graduate courses.


  • Prins KW, Humston JL, Mehta A, Tate V, Ralston E, and Ervasti JM (2009).Dystrophin is a microtubule-associated protein. J Cell Biol. 186:363-369. Epub 2009 Aug 3. PMCID: PMC2728405
  • Rybakova IN, Humston JL, Sonnemann KJ and Ervast JM (2006). Dystropin and utrophin bind actin through distinct modes of contact. J Biol Chem. 281:9996-1001 PMID 16478721