Patrik I. Madaras

Patrik I. Madaras

Lecturer and Statistics Coordinator
School of Public and Environmental Affairs
Office: BS 4032U
Phone: 317-274-8024
Curriculum Vitae

Patrik Madaras joined the SPEA faculty at IUPUI as an adjunct professor over 20 years ago and became a full-time member of the department as lecturer and coordinator of undergraduate statistics in 2014. He has nearly 40 years of senior management experience in state government, having been Director of Research and Assessment for the Indiana Office of Occupational Development, Director of Evaluation for the Indiana Department of Workforce Development and Manager of Data and Analytics for the Family and Social Services Administration.


  • Microcomputer Specialist, IUPUI, 1989
  • ABD, Sociology, Indiana University, 1975
  • MA, Sociology, Indiana University, 1972
  • AB, Sociology, Alma College, 1970

Professional experience

  • Lecturer and Statistics Coordinator, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, IUPUI, 2014 – present
  • Adjunct Faculty Member, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, IUPUI, 1992 to 2014
  • Adjunct Faculty Member, Math Department, IVTC, 1994 – present
  • Manager of Data and Analytics, Indiana Family and Social Services Administration
  • Director of Evaluation, Indiana Department of Workforce Development
  • Director of Research and Assessment, Indiana Office of Occupational Development
  • Associate Director of Management Analysis, Indiana Office of Occupational Development

Major fields of expertise

  • Statistical analysis
  • Survey research methods
  • Evaluation research
  • Performance measurement systems
  • Federal reporting systems
  • Customer satisfaction measurement
  • Management information systems

Courses taught

  • SPEA-K 300: Statistical Techniques
  • SPEA-K 301: Statistics Laboratory
  • SPEA-V 348: Management Science
  • SPEA-V 368: Managing Government Operations
  • SPEA-V 370: Research Methods and Statistical Modeling
  • SPEA-V 506: Statistical Analysis for Effective Decision Making
  • SPEA-H 521: Management Science for Health Services Administration
  • SPEA-V 539: Management Science for Public Affairs


  • Chief course marshal, Indianapolis Mini Marathon
  • Indiana Assistive Technology Advisory Council
  • Staff support, Indiana Commission on Rehabilitation Services

Awards and recognition

  • Candidate, IUPUI Distinguished Teacher Award, 2013
  • IUPUI SPEA Professional Pillar of Excellence Award, 2012
  • JAG Favorite Professor Award, 2008, 2011
  • IVTC Instructor Known for Excellence, 2007/8
  • IUPUI SPEA Outstanding Teaching Award (Undergraduate Part Time Faculty), 2004/5