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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Katherine Altizer
Jacobs School of Music
kaltizer at iu.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Animals, particularly humpback whales, and music; exploring what it means to be a good listener across species.

David Audretsch
School of Public and Environmental Affairs
daudrets at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Teaches and engages in research focusing on the links between entrepreneurship, government policy, innovation, economic development and global competitiveness.

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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

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.

Paul Brunner
Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance
pbrunner at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Technical management, structural and mechanical design for the stage, electronics for theatre, and theatrical drafting.

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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.

Jorja Fleezanis
Jacobs School of Music
jfleezan at indiana.edu

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Kari Ellen Gade
Germanic Studies
gade at indiana.edu

Peter Gil-Sheridan
Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance
pgil at iu.edu

Faye Gleisser
History of Art
frgleiss at indiana.edu
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Tracy Alan Hall
Germanic Studies
tahall2 at indiana.edu

Roger Hangarter
Biology
rhangart at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Plant physiology: environmental sensory-response systems and plant development.

Trish Hausmann
Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance
pjhausma at indiana.edu

Ray Hedin
English
hedin at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Black American literature, especially slave narratives; American fiction especially Faulkner; early American literature; autobiography.

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.

Andy Hollinden
Jacobs School of Music
ahollind at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: History of the blues and rock music including Frank Zappa, Jimi Hendrix, and the Beach Boys.

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Carl Ipsen
History
cipsen at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Italy: fascism, population, children, smoking, food.

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.

James Krause
Media School
jarkraus at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Media production; visual design; technology; documentary production; organizational development; photography; persuasion; music composition .

Robert Kunzman
School of Education
rkunzman at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Intersection of education, religion, and citizenship, particularly in the context of K-12 education in the United States.

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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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Jennifer Maher
Gender Studies
jemaher at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Gender and reproductive technology; queering the family; gender and popular culture; reproductive justice; pregnancy/mothering in popular culture.

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.

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Sharlene Newman
Psychological and Brain Sciences
sdnewman at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: fMRI of language processes, problem-solving and planning.

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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

Linda Pisano
Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance
lpisano at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Costume design and techology.

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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Thomas Quintas
Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance
tquintas at indiana.edu

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Rowland Ricketts
School of Art, Architecture, and Contemporary Design
rickettr at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Textiles, dyes and processes.

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

Richard Schrimper
Kelley School of Business
schrimpe at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Arts promotion using the Internet.

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.

Candis Smith
African American and African Diaspora Studies
smith548 at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Sociolinguistics and ethnic studies, specifically the intersections of language and identity within African Diaspora communities.

Nick Snow
Economics
nichsnow at iu.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Political economy of prohibition, Austrian economics, law and economics, public choice theory, history of economic thought, and constitutional political economy.

Richard Swope
Media School
swoper at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Lighting, game, art, texture, modeling, video.

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Peter Todd
Cognitive Science
pmtodd at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Decision making, evolution of behavior, cognition of consumption.

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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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Michael Wasserman
Anthropology
mdwasser at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Primate ecology and evolution, environmental endocrinology, conservation biology and sustainability, evolutionary medicine and EcoHealth, and nutritional anthropology in Uganda, Costa Rica, and Panama.

Nick Williams
English
nimwilli at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: British Romanticism (particularly William Blake and the Wollstonecraft-Godwin-Shelley circle), with further interests in utopian thought and literature and the Bible as literature.

Allen Wood
Philosophy
awwood at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: History of modern philosophy, especially Kant and German idealism; ethics and social philosophy.

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