Angela Cleaver Briel
Angela is pursuing an undergraduate degree in Media and Public Affairs from SPEA. Originally from Oklahoma, she attended the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Journalism before transferring to IUPUI. She has an extensive journalism background, working previously as editor in chief for a weekly newspaper and as a copywriter for an insurance and financial company. She is on the Dean’s List and is a member of the Golden Key International Honour Society. In addition to being a full-time SPEA student, she has been with the IUPUI Center for Teaching and Learning since 2010.
Christine is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Public Affairs with a concentration in Nonprofit Management. She received her Bachelor’s of Arts in Political Science from Christopher Newport University in Newport News, Virginia, where she graduated magna cum laude. She is a member of Pi Sigma Alpha and Omicron Delta Kappa Honors Societies. Upon the completion of her Master’s degree, Christine intends to begin a career as a lobbyist for humanitarian and nonprofit organizations.
Whitney is a civic leadership undergraduate at IUPUI. She is a member of Alpha Lambda Delta Honors Society as well as a volunteer for Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis. She is passionate about her love for the environment and her libertarian political views.
Atlantis graduated first in her class with highest distinction honors from SPEA at IUPUI in 2012 with a bachelor's degree in Public Affairs focusing on Civic Leadership. She is currently pursuing a Masters of Public Affairs with an emphasis on Policy Analysis at SPEA at IUPUI. Atlantis also accepted a graduate assistantship position from SPEA at IUPUI and is a member of Pi Alpha Alpha Honors Society.
Maria graduated with the highest distinction from Purdue University in 2012. She graduated with an honors degree in Liberal Arts and double majored in Honors Anthropology and Honors Sociology. She is currently studying criminal justice in the SPEA department at IUPUI. She accepted a graduate assistantship from SPEA IUPUI and currently serves as the President of the Public Affairs Student Association.
Alicia is a part-time graduate student in the MPA urban sustainability program. She is a native Hoosier, earning her undergraduate degree in business from IU and a certificate in translation studies from IUPUI. She is also currently the Communication Chair for Peace Corps Panama Friends where she is editor of the quarterly e-newsletter, El Bochinche. Alicia works full-time in the IUPUI Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion as an administrative assistant; and is a freelance translator working on projects for Professor Garfield, Social Security Administration, Spanish for Dummies series, and more.
Tiffany graduate with distinction from SPEA at IU Bloomington in 2007, majoring in Legal Studies with minors in Policy Analysis and Psychology. After graduating, she worked for the Indiana State Senate until 2011. While working at the Statehouse, Tiffany began working toward a Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management, which was granted in August of 2012. She is currently enrolled full-time in the Joint JD/MPA degree program with the IU McKinney School of Law and SPEA at IUPUI. Tiffany is a member of the Dean’s Tutorial Society at IU McKinney School of Law and the Indiana University Alumni Association.
Cameron is a first year student in the Master’s of Science in Criminal Justice and Public Safety Program at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). In addition to his Master’s degree, he is earning a Graduate Certificate in Homeland Security and Emergency Management. Cameron graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from Wabash College in Crawfordsville, IN, where he completed a year-long internship with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) Homicide Unit. Upon graduation, he moved to Washington, DC to complete an internship with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) where he served on Secretary Napolitano’s Homeland Security Advisory Council (HSAC). Cameron accepted a Graduate Assistantship position with the School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) at IUPUI, and after receiving his Master’s degree, plans to rejoin the Department of Homeland Security and serve as a Special Agent with Immigration and Custom’s Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Unit.
Michael is completing his Master’s of Science in Public Affairs with a Public Policy Concentration at Indiana University Purdue University—Indianapolis (IUPUI). Michael graduated from Butler University, in Indianapolis, IN, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. While at Butler, he worked for the Center for Citizenship and Community, and Butler non-profit that helps promote and oversee the school’s student service learning curriculum. Upon graduation, he worked for Mayor Bart Peterson and the City of Indianapolis in the Division of Neighborhood Services. Currently, Michael serves as the Deputy Director of Elections for the Marion County (Indiana) Election Board. He continues to foster citizenship and community by volunteering time and professional expertise for non-profits in the metropolitan area.
Quintin is a senior majoring in criminal justice. He has recently been accepted into the (SPEA) Accelerated Masters Program and will continue his studies in graduate school pursuing a Masters of Science in Criminal Justice and Public Safety. He is vice president of Alpha Phi Sigma and also a member of the Golden Key Honor Society. Aside from being a full time student, Quintin is a mentor for the Bebko Learning Center and a cadet for the IUPUI Police Department.
Fengxiu Zhang (Shown)
Shown is a first-year MPA student with a concentration in Nonprofit Management. Originally from China, she graduated with distinction from Beijing Foreign Studies University in 2011 as a Political Science Major. Shown accepted a graduate assistantship position from SPEA and plans to join a nonprofit working on human rights issues after graduation.
Megan graduated summa cum laude from Ivy Tech with an associate’s degree in Human Services. She is now working towards her bachelor’s degree in Civic Leadership and will soon begin on her master’s degree through the accelerated master’s program. Upon graduation, Megan plans to work for a nonprofit group.
Scott is currently pursuing a BSPA in Policy Studies from IUPUI. He is a Deans List student, concentrating in Environmental Policy. Scott was previously awarded an AAS in Paralegal Studies from Ivy Tech Community College, with Phi Theta Kappa honors. Scott concurrently is employed as a paralegal at a civil litigation firm located in Carmel, Indiana. He participates in local environmentalism events and sprint distance triathlons. In July 2013, Scott will be studying Urban Environmentalism at King’s College in London.
Christian is a MPA student in the School of Environmental and Public Affairs (SPEA) with a concentration in Policy Analysis and an interest in Foreign Policy. He is currently a graduate assistant in the SPEA faculty department. Christian received his bachelor’s degree from Indiana University at Bloomington with a major in International Studies and a minor in Political Science. He also spent some time in South Africa studying the education system in a post-apartheid era.
Teddie is an MPA candidate and finished her Graduate Certificate in nonprofit management in May. Her nonprofit background includes being the founder and head instructor of TigerLily Eastern Arts in Indianapolis, Indiana, from 1999 until the school closed in 2011. She now serves as the Chair of the National Women’s Martial Arts Federation. She works full time as the Director of Operations at Pratt Visual Solutions.
Gabrielle is graduating in May 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Public Safety Management. She will continue her education by pursuing a Master of Science in Criminal Justice and Public Safety (MSCJPS) at SPEA Indianapolis in Fall 2013. She a member of Alpha Phi Sigma Honor Society and has been nominated for IUPUI Top 100. Also, she has volunteered for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, “Through the Eyes of the Forgotten” and “Be Relentless,” as well as for Damien Center’s Grand Masquerade Ball which raises money for HIV/AIDS awareness. In addition to being a full-time student, she works at Barnes and Noble at IUPUI and with University Information Technology Services (UITS).
Patti is pursuing her MPA degree in the School of Environmental and Public Affairs (SPEA) with a concentration in Policy Analysis. She graduated from the University of Maryland in May 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government and Politics, minor in Rhetoric, and citation in the CIVICUS Living and Learning Program. She is currently a graduate assistant for Community Service and Civic Engagement in the Office of Student Involvement/Center for Service and Learning.
Suzann Lupton, J.D.
Professor Lupton joined the IUPUI public affairs faculty in 2010 after a legal career that included work in the public and private sectors. She also served as a member of adjunct faculty at the IU School of Law in Indianapolis. She is a candidate for a Ph.D. in Philanthropic Studies. Her research focuses on health philanthropy and the connections between philanthropic institutions and the state.
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