Current Sponsors

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Sponsors are chosen by individual students to work with them on designing and carrying out their IMP majors.

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Heather Akou
Apparel Merchandising and Interior Design
hakou at indiana.edu

Shahzeen Attari
School of Public and Environmental Affairs
sattari at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Range of research spans work on perceptions, motivations, and biases of how people understand complex systems and use natural resources. The work done at the lab has strong links to environmental and cognitive science. More at szattari.com.

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Hussein Banai
International Studies
hbanai at indiana.edu

Charles Beeker
School of Public Health
cbeeker at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Marine Protected Area research and interpretation of underwater cultural and associated biological resources, for establishment of shipwrecks as Living Museums in the Sea.

Amy Berndtson
Biology
aberndts at indiana.edu

Robert Bingham
Criminal Justice
RLBing48 at gmail.com
Research and/or teaching interests: Juvenile justice, community corrections, institutional corrections, probation and parole, criminal justice system prevention and diversion

Bob Bledsoe
English
robledso at indiana.edu

Eduardo Brondizio
Anthropology
ebrondiz at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Environmental and economic anthropology, social ecological systems, institutions and collective action, global environmental and climate change, Amazonia, delta regions, rural populations, household economy, urbanization and urban vulnerability, global commodity chains and land use change, sustainability sciences, and integrative methodologies.

Stacey Lynn Brown
English
stlybrow at indiana.edu

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Selene Carter
Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance
sbcarter at indiana.edu

Edward Castronova
Media School, Media Arts and Production
castro at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Games, technology, and society.

Deborah Christiansen
Apparel Merchandising and Interior Design
delchris at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Design thinking, fashion design, fashion theory, cultural aspects of dress

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Michelle Facos
Fine Arts
mfacos at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Scandinavian art, European art during the Romantic and Symbolist periods, and issues of national and cultural identity. Teaches courses on European art and culture in the 18th century and later.

Sherilyn Nott Foley
Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance
snfoley at indiana.edu

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Kari Ellen Gade
Germanic Studies
gade at indiana.edu

Faye Gleisser
History of Art
frgleiss at indiana.edu

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Spencer Hall
Biology
sprhall at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: The intersection of community ecology (interactions of species) and epidemiology (disease spread) in wildlife populations.

Tracy Alan Hall
Germanic Studies
tahall2 at indiana.edu

Monika Herzig
School of Public and Environmental Affairs
mherzig at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Teaches course on the music industry and arts entrepreneurship. Research interests: music industry, arts entrepreneurship, jazz history, jazz performance.

Dinah Holtzman
Gender Studies
dieholtz at indiana.edu

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Christoph Irmscher
English
cirmsche at indiana.edu

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Claudia Johnson
Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
claudia at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Geobiology, Caribbean geology, reef ecosystems

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Steven Krahnke
Media School, Media Arts and Production
skrahnke at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Documentary film development and production; stage and production design; critical analysis; media business and management; live concert production.

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Terry LaBolt
Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance
tlabolt at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Conducting, musical theatre voice, orchestration, arranging and music notation software specialist.

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Bruce Martin
Medical Sciences Program
martin1 at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Medical physiology and its clinical applications, basic physiology as it relates to disease, and the science of psychoactive drugs.

Gergana May
Germanic Studies
gamay at indiana.edu

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Sarah Neal-Estes
WTIU/WFIU
snealest at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Audio storytelling, radio, impact of audio journalism

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Sarah Phillips
Anthropology
sadphill at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Medical anthropology; culture, health, and illness; disability studies; gender studies; non-governmental organizations and international development; social movements; women and militarism; HIV-AIDS; addiction; prescription drug misuse.

George Pinney
Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance
pinneyg at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Musical theatre, choreography, stage directing

David Polly
Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
pdpolly at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Vertebrate paleontology, evolution, environmental change, quantitative analysis

Stephanie Power-Carter
School of Education
stecarte at indiana.edu

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Kenneth Roberson
Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance
kennrobe at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: History of the African Vernacular of theatre dance and performance aesthetics. Teaches American theatre dance from the 1920s to the 1970s and story telling via lyrical dance forms.

Anya Peterson Royce
Anthropology
royce at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Anthropology of the performing arts, dance, ethnicity, aesthetics, food and culture, Isthmus Zapotec of Oaxaca, anthropological writing, death, pilgrimage.

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Laura Scheiber
Anthropology
scheiber at indiana.edu

John Schilb
English
jschilb at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Literature, film, composition, rhetoric, Holocaust studies

Micol Seigel
American Studies
mseigel at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Mass incarceration, abolition, policing, activism, prison history, cultural politics

Lisa Sideris
Religious Studies
lsideris at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Environmental and animal ethics, world religions and ecology, science and religion, evolution controversies, religion and bioethics

April Sievert
Anthropology
asievert at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: North American archaeology, repatriation, heritage and museum studies. Director of the Glenn A. Black Laboratory of Archaeology at IU.

Rex Stockton
School of Education
stocktor at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: I teach courses related to counseling theory and practice. I head a project that does studies regarding the social/emotional aspects of HIV/AIDS in Africa with a focus on Botswana. I am also an affiliate faculty member in African Studies and a research fellow in the Rural Center for AIDS/STD Prevention.

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Irene Vlachos-Weber
Psychological and Brain Sciences
vlachosi at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Alternative therapeutic approaches

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