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SPEA faculty members at IUPUI

John D. Graham 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 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
Lehn Benjamin Lehn Benjamin   |   Associate Professor
Ph.D. Cornell University
Nonprofits, effectiveness and accountability, evaluation, frontline work, community development and anti-poverty organizations
benjamin@iupui.edu  |   317-278-8206
Julia L. Carboni Julia L. Carboni   |   Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Management, University of Arizona
Nonprofit management, collaborative governance, alternative service delivery arrangements, organizational networks
jcarboni@iupui.edu   |   317-274-8705
Dena C. Carson Dena C. 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 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 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   |  317-274-7532
Jamie Levine Daniel Jamie Levine Daniel   |   Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Ohio State University
Nonprofit management, capacity, nonprofit revenue trends
jlevined@iupui.edu   |   317-274-8227
Timothy Dickinson 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
Jerome Dumortier 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
Vladimir Fleurimond Vladimir Fleurimond   |   Visiting Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Economics, Georgia State University
Public finance, public policy, political economy and economics of education
vfleurim@iupui.edu   |   317-274-3791
William Foley, Jr. 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
Crystal Garcia Crystal Garcia   |   Associate Professor
Ph.D., Social Ecology: Criminology, Law and Society, University of California, Irvine
Evaluation of community corrections programs and criminal justice technologies (e.g., school safety technology and digital photography as evidence), crime policy and juvenile justice
crgarcia@iupui.edu   |   317-274-7006
Eric Grommon Eric Grommon   |   Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Criminal Justice, Michigan State University
Research methods; program, policy and operational evaluation; corrections; and community crime prevention
egrommon@iupui.edu   |   317-278-9481
Jeff Gruenewald 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 Catherine Herrold   |   Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Public Policy, Duke University
Philanthropy, civil society, democracy promotion, Middle East and North Africa
cherrold@iupui.edu   |   317-278-8983
Sara Johnson Sara Johnson   |   Director, Executive Education and Clinical Assistant Professor
Doctoral studies in Leadership (on hold), Trinity Seminary
Health care management, organizational behavior, ethics, leadership, mentoring
smj3@iu.edu   |   317-274-2843
Sheila Suess Kennedy Sheila Suess Kennedy   |   Professor
Director, IU Center for Civic Literacy
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
Laura Littlepage Laura Littlepage   |   Clinical 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 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 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
E. Jane Luzar 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
Patrik Madaras 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
Deanna Malatesta 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 C. Merritt Cullen C. 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 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 Douglas Noonan   |   Professor
Director of Research, Indiana University Public Policy Institute
Ph.D., Public Policy, University of Chicago
Policy analysis, environmental policy and economics, urban economics, cultural policy
noonand@iupui.edu   |   317-278-2448
Samuel Nunn Samuel Nunn   |   Professor
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   |   317-274-8763
Jeffrey Paine Jeffrey Paine   |   Lecturer in Public Affairs and Director of Public Affairs Programs
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
Seth Payton 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 Kenna Quinet   |   Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Serial and mass murder, medical murder, missing persons and unidentified dead, causes of crime, patterns and causes of death including homicide, suicide and accidents
kfquinet@iupui.edu   |   317-274-3447
Bradley Ray 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 Abdul-Akeem Sadiq   |   Assistant 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 Thomas D. Stucky   |   Associate Professor; Director of Criminal Justice and Public Safety Programs
Ph.D., Sociology, University of Iowa
Criminology, criminal justice, social control, political sociology
tstucky@iupui.edu   |   317-274-3462
Jody Sundt Jody Sundt   |   Associate Dean, Graduate and Executive Education
Ph.D., Criminal Justice, University of Cincinnati
Correctional policy, program implementation, public attitudes and research design
jsundt@iupui.edu   |   317-278-0426
Marlene Walk 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
Wen Wang Wen Wang   |   Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Public Administration, Syracuse University
Capital budgeting and finance, education policy and finance, intergovernmental fiscal relations
wang516@iupui.edu   |   317-274-1078
Jim White Jim White   |   Clinical Lecturer, Public Safety Management
Master of Education, Butler University
Public safety management and leadership
jw1@iupui.edu   |   317-278-8624

Professors Emeriti

Terry Baumer 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 Wolfgang Bielefeld   |   Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., Sociology, University of Minnesota
Nonprofit management and philanthropic studies
wbielefe@iupui.edu
Tom DeCoster Tom DeCoster   |   Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., Economics, University of Notre Dame
Strategic leadership, leading a multigenerational workforce, personal productivity and business management
tdecoste@iupui.edu
John Krauss 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
John Ottensmann 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 Plater 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