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Tenured and tenure-track faculty

John D. Graham
Dean
Ph.D., Urban and Public Affairs, Carnegie-Mellon University
Government reform, energy and the environment, and the future of the automobile in both developed and developing countries
grahamjd@indiana.edu
812-855-1432

Lilliard Richardson
Executive Associate Dean
Ph.D., Government, University of Texas Austin
Traffic safety, electoral systems, health care reform, policy analysis, research methods
lillrich@iupui.edu
317-274-2016

Jody Sundt
Associate Dean of Graduate and Executive Education
Ph.D., Criminal Justice, University of Cincinnati
Correctional policy, program implementation, public attitudes, research design
jsundt@iupui.edu
317-278-0426

Lehn Benjamin
Associate Professor
Ph.D., Cornell University
Nonprofits, effectiveness and accountability, evaluation, frontline work, community development and anti-poverty organizations
benjamin@iupui.edu
317-278-8906

Dena Carson
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of Missouri-St. Louis
Youth violence, gangs, delinquent peer groups and victimization
carsond@iupui.edu
317-274-8707

Jeremy Carter
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Criminal Justice, Michigan State University
Policing, homeland security, intelligence, justice technologies, policy evaluation, counter-terrorism
carterjg@iupui.edu
317-274-4170

Cali Curley
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Public Administration and Public Policy, Florida State University
Service delivery mechanisms, institutions, energy policy and sustainability
curleyc@iupui.edu
317-278-7532

Jamie Levine Daniel
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Ohio State University
Nonprofit management, capacity, nonprofit revenue trends
jlevined@iupui.edu
317-274-8227

Jerome Dumortier
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Economics, Iowa State University
Agricultural economics, land-use change, resource economics, energy economics
jdumorti@iupui.edu
317-274-1817

Crystal Garcia
Associate Professor
Ph.D., Criminology, Law and Society, School of Social Ecology, University of California, Irvine
Juvenile justice and crime policy, disproportionate minority contact, gender-responsive programming, community corrections, prisoner re-entry, the death penalty and program evaluation
crgarcia@iupui.edu
317-274-7006

Eric Grommon
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Criminal Justice, Michigan State University
Corrections, evaluation of criminal justice programs and operations, community crime prevention strategies, research methods
egrommon@iupui.edu
317-278-9481

Jeff Gruenewald
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Criminal Justice, Michigan State University
Terrorism and extremism, homeland security policy, homicide, media coverage of crime and justice and restorative justice
jgruenew@iupui.edu
317-274-4173

Catherine Herrold
Assistant Professr
Ph.D., Public Policy, Duke University
Philanthropy, civil society, democracy promotion, Middle East and North Africa
cherrold@iupui.edu
317-278-8983

Sheila Suess Kennedy
Professor
J.D., cum laude, Indiana University School of Law-Indianapolis
Civil liberties, civil rights, civic literacy, charitable choice/privatization and rule of law
shekenne@iupui.edu
317-274-2895

E. Jane Luzar
Founding Dean, IUPUI Honors College and Professor
Ph.D. Natural Resource Economics, Virginia Tech
Academic administration, natural resource policy
ejluzar@iupui.edu
317-278-5082

Deanna Malatesta
Associate Professor
Ph.D., Public Administration, University of Georgia
Public management, organization and institution analysis, telecommunications policy
dmalates@iupui.edu
317-274-0876

Cullen Merritt
Assistant Professor
Ph.d., Public Administration, University of Kansas
Public management, organizational theory and behavior, institutional theory, public value and publicness
merritt1@iupui.edu
317-278-0200

Debra Mesch
Professor
Ph.D., Organizational Behavior/Human Resource Management, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University-Bloomington
Gender and philanthropy, nonprofit management, giving and volunteering and human resource management
dmesch@iupui.edu
317-274-8635

Douglas Noonan
Professor
Director of Research, Indiana University Public Policy Institute
Ph.D., Public Policy, University of Chicago
Policy analysis and microeconomics, environmental policy, urban economics
noonand@iupui.edu
317-278-2448

Seth Payton
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Public Affairs, Indiana University-Bloomington
Public finance and budgeting, housing and urban policy, public service valuation
sbpayton@iupui.edu
317-278-4898

Kenna Quinet
Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Serial and mass murder, missing persons, unidentified and unclaimed dead, animal welfare
kfquinet@iupui.edu
317-274-3447

Bradley Ray
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Sociology, North Carolina State University
Problem-solving courts, evaluating criminal justice and social intervention programs, recidivism, research methods, criminological theory
bradray@iupui.edu
317-274-8701

Abdul-Akeem Sadiq
Associate Professor
Ph.D., Public Policy, Georgia State University and Georgia Institute of Technology
Emergency management, public safety management, homeland security, terrorism, research methods, environmental policy
asadiq@iupui.edu
317-278-1013

Saba Siddiki
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Public Affairs, University of Colorado Denver
Institutional analysis, policy process, environmental policy and sustainability
ssiddiki@iupui.edu

Thomas D. Stucky
Professor
Director of Faculty Development and Online Initiatives
Ph.D., Sociology, University of Iowa
Criminology, criminal justice, social control, political sociology
tstucky@iupui.edu
317-274-3462

Marlene Walk
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Social Welfare, University of Pennsylvania
Human resources management, nonprofit management, organizational change, meaning of work and volunteering and volunteer management
mwalk@iupui.edu
317-274-3098

Lecturers, clinical professors and visiting faculty

Timothy Dickinson
Visiting Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of Missouri-St. Louis
Offender decision-making, offender communication, drug markets, qualitative research methods
dickinst@iupui.edu
317-274-4451

William Foley, Jr.
Lecturer
Ph.D., American History, Indiana University, Bloomington
National security, homeland security, public safety and emergency management
wafoley@iupui.edu
317-274-1655

Sara Johnson
Clinical Assistant Professor
Director of Program Development, Executive Education
Doctoral studies in Leadership (on hold), Trinity Seminary
Health care management, organizational behavior, ethics, leadership, mentoring
smj3@iu.edu
317-274-2843

Laura Littlepage
Lecturer
M.P.A., Urban Public Policy, New York University
Evaluation, nonprofit organizations, voluntarism, impact of casino gaming in Indiana
llittlep@iupui.edu
317-261-3061

Xian Liu
Visiting Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Environmental economics and policy, regulatory economics, political economy and public policy analysis
xl46@iupui.edu
317-274-8709

Suzann Lupton
Clinical Assistant Professor
Director of Academic Affairs
J.D., Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis
Health philanthropy and the connections between philanthropic institutions and the state
slupton@iupui.edu
317-274-2717

Patrik Madaras
Lecturer and Statistics Coordinator
Doctoral candidate, Indiana University, 2014
Statistics, quantitative methodologies, performance measurement systems and government operations
pmadaras@iupui.edu
317-274-8024

Jeffrey Paine
Lecturer in Public Affairs
Doctor of Public Administration, University of Illinois at Springfield
Sustainability in the relationship between the public, nonprofit and private sectors in state and local settings
jefpaine@iupui.edu
317-278-1068

Jim White
Clinical Lecturer, Public Safety Management
Master of Education, Butler University
Public safety management and leadership
jw1@iupui.edu
317-278-8624

Marshawn Wolley
Director of Community Initiatives and Lecturer in Public Affairs
MBA, Indiana University
Urban politics, civic engagement, public management
mwolley@iupui.edu
317-278-7442

Tamra Wright
Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
MS, Southeast Missouri State University
Policy management and civic engagement
tamrawrigh@iupui.ed
317-274-0810

Shan Zhou
Visiting Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Public Policy
Environmental and energy policy, policy analysis and quantitative research methods
zhoushan@iupui.edu
317-274-3791

Professors Emeriti

Terry Baumer
Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., Loyola University of Chicago, Sociology
Jails, community corrections, crime trends and fear of crime, bank robbery and retail theft, electronically-monitored home detention, drug and alcohol dependence
tebaumer@iupui.edu

Wolfgang Bielefeld
Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., Sociology, University of Minnesota
Nonprofit management and philanthropic studies
wbielefe@iupui.edu

John Krauss
Professor Emeritus
J.D., Indiana University McKinney School of Law-Indianapolis
Law, public policy, intergovernmental relations, conflict resolution and mediation
jkrauss@iupui.edu

Tom DeCoster
Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., Economics, University of Notre Dame
tdecoste@iupui.edu

Samuel Nunn
Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., Urban Affairs and Public Policy, University of Delaware
State criminal justice policies, crime and technology, terrorism and homeland security, policing, drug enforcement policy
snunn@iupui.edu

John Ottensmann
Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., City and Regional Planning, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Urban spatial structure and special dimensions of urban policy, urban simulation models, computer applications in planning and geographic information systems (GIS)
jottensm@iupui.edu

William M. Plater
Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., University of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign
Contemporary American fiction, the humanities and advanced technologies, administration of higher education and excellence in higher education
wplater@iupui.edu