Faculty by academic rank

Tenured and tenure-track faculty

John D. Graham
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

Lilliard Richardson
Executive Associate Dean
Ph.D., Government, University of Texas Austin
Traffic safety, electoral systems, health care reform, policy analysis, research methods

Jody Sundt
Associate Dean of Graduate and Executive Education
Ph.D., Criminal Justice, University of Cincinnati
Correctional policy, program implementation, public attitudes, research design

Lehn Benjamin
Associate Professor
Ph.D., Cornell University
Nonprofits, effectiveness and accountability, evaluation, frontline work, community development and anti-poverty organizations

Dena Carson
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of Missouri-St. Louis
Youth violence, gangs, delinquent peer groups and victimization

Jeremy Carter
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Criminal Justice, Michigan State University
Policing, homeland security, intelligence, justice technologies, policy evaluation, counter-terrorism

Cali Curley
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Public Administration and Public Policy, Florida State University
Service delivery mechanisms, institutions, energy policy and sustainability

Jamie Levine Daniel
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Ohio State University
Nonprofit management, capacity, nonprofit revenue trends

Jerome Dumortier
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Economics, Iowa State University
Agricultural economics, land-use change, resource economics, energy economics

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

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

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

Catherine Herrold
Assistant Professr
Ph.D., Public Policy, Duke University
Philanthropy, civil society, democracy promotion, Middle East and North Africa

Sheila Suess Kennedy
J.D., cum laude, Indiana University School of Law-Indianapolis
Civil liberties, civil rights, civic literacy, charitable choice/privatization and rule of law

E. Jane Luzar
Founding Dean, IUPUI Honors College and Professor
Ph.D. Natural Resource Economics, Virginia Tech
Academic administration, natural resource policy

Deanna Malatesta
Associate Professor
Ph.D., Public Administration, University of Georgia
Public management, organization and institution analysis, telecommunications policy

Cullen Merritt
Assistant Professor
Ph.d., Public Administration, University of Kansas
Public management, organizational theory and behavior, institutional theory, public value and publicness

Debra Mesch
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

Douglas Noonan
Director of Research, Indiana University Public Policy Institute
Ph.D., Public Policy, University of Chicago
Policy analysis and microeconomics, environmental policy, urban economics

Seth Payton
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Public Affairs, Indiana University-Bloomington
Public finance and budgeting, housing and urban policy, public service valuation

Kenna Quinet
Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Serial and mass murder, missing persons, unidentified and unclaimed dead, animal welfare

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

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

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

Thomas D. Stucky
Director of Faculty Development and Online Initiatives
Ph.D., Sociology, University of Iowa
Criminology, criminal justice, social control, political sociology

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

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

William Foley, Jr.
Ph.D., American History, Indiana University, Bloomington
National security, homeland security, public safety and emergency management

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

Laura Littlepage
M.P.A., Urban Public Policy, New York University
Evaluation, nonprofit organizations, voluntarism, impact of casino gaming in Indiana

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

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

Patrik Madaras
Lecturer and Statistics Coordinator
Doctoral candidate, Indiana University, 2014
Statistics, quantitative methodologies, performance measurement systems and government operations

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

Jim White
Clinical Lecturer, Public Safety Management
Master of Education, Butler University
Public safety management and leadership

Marshawn Wolley
Director of Community Initiatives and Lecturer in Public Affairs
MBA, Indiana University
Urban politics, civic engagement, public management

Tamra Wright
Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
MS, Southeast Missouri State University
Policy management and civic engagement

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

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

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

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

Tom DeCoster
Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., Economics, University of Notre Dame

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

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)

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