Task Force on Graduate Education

Task Force Working Groups and Members

David Daleke, co-chairProfessor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, IU School of Medicine and Vice Provost for Graduate Education and Health Sciences
Marietta Simpson, co-chairDistinguished Rudy Professor of Music, Voice, Jacobs School of Music and Past President of the Bloomington Faculty Council
Michael AdamsDepartment Chair and Provost Professor of English, College of Arts and Sciences
Chelsea BrindaPresident, Graduate and Professional Student Government; PhD student in Curriculum and Instruction, School of Education
Kay ConnellyProfessor of Informatics and Associate Dean for Research, Luddy School of Informatics, Computing and Engineering
Michael KaganovichDepartment Chair and Professor of Economics, College of Arts and Sciences
Sarah LubienskiProfessor of Curriculum and Instruction, and Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, School of Education
Rebecca SlotegraafProfessor of Marketing, and Associate Dean for Research, Kelley School of Business

Michael Adams, co-chairDepartment Chair and Provost Professor of English, College of Arts + Sciences
Carolyn Calloway-Thomas, co-chairProfessor of African American and African Diaspora Studies, College of Arts + Sciences
Iman AlramadanSenior Lecturer of Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures, Hamilton Lugar School, College of Arts + Sciences
Matt BochmanAssociate Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, College of Arts + Sciences
Nayah BoucaudPhD student, Informatics, Luddy School
Jarrod BurghPhD student, Economics, College of Arts + Sciences
Kim GeeslinProfessor of Spanish and Portuguese, College of Arts + Sciences, and Associate Vice Provost for Faculty and Academic Affairs
Krista GlazewskiDepartment Chair and Professor of Instructional Systems Technology, School of Education
Paul GrafTeaching Professor of Economics, College of Arts + Sciences
Aimee HeeterVice Provost for Finance and Administration
Desiree IppolitoPhD student, Curriculum and Instruction, School of Education
Richard NashProfessor Emeritus of English, College of Arts + Sciences
Noah StoffmanProfessor of Finance, and Chair of Doctoral Programs, Kelley School
Kevin ZumbrunDistinguished Professor of Mathematics, College of Arts + Sciences

David Daleke, co-chairProfessor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, IU School of Medicine and Vice Provost for Graduate Education and Health Sciences
Bernice Pescosolido, co-chairDistinguished Professor of Sociology, College of Arts + Sciences
Dana AndersonAssociate Professor of English, College of Arts + Sciences
Loukisha AndersonPhD student, Higher Education and Student Affairs, School of Education
Yoosoon ChangProfessor of Economics, College of Arts + Sciences
Ellie CothrenPhD student, Economics, College of Arts + Sciences
Jacob EmeryAssociate Professor of Slavic Languages and Comparative Literature, Hamilton Lugar School, College of Arts + Sciences
Lynn GilmanClinical Associate Professor of Counseling and Educational Psychology, School of Education
John KeeslerAssociate Professor, School of Social Work, IUB Program
Eddie MonyDoctor of Music Education student, Jacobs School of Music
Tuli MukhopadhyayProfessor of Biology, College of Arts + Sciences
Kathleen MyersProfessor of Spanish and Portuguese, College of Arts + Sciences
Bill RamosAssociate Professor of Health and Wellness Design, School of Public Health
Christan RoyerDirector of Benefits, IU Human Resources
Marcy ShepardsonAssociate Professor of Accounting, Kelley School of Business
Brad SteppInterim Director, Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
Tislam SwiftDoctor of Music student, Jacobs School of Music
Marcey TidwellRegistered Nurse, IU Student Health Center
Louis van der ElstPhD student, Intelligent Systems Engineering, Luddy School, Representative, Graduate and Professional Student Government

Amrita Chakrabarti Myers, co-chairAssociate Professor, Departments of History and Gender Studies, College of Arts + Sciences
Rebecca Slotegraaf, co-chairProfessor of Marketing, and Associate Dean for Research, Kelley School of Business
Drew BogenschutzDirector, Disability Services for Students
Greg CarterAssistant Professor, School of Nursing-Bloomington
Denvil DuncanAssociate Professor, O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs
Kenzie GivensPhD student, Intelligent Systems Engineering, Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering
Constance Cook GlenTeaching Professor of Music, Jacobs School of Music
Lucia Guerra-ReyesAssociate Professor, School of Public Health
Brittani JacksonPhD student, Kelley School of Business
Shakoor KarimDirector, Community & School Partnerships, Diversity, Equity and Multicultural Affairs
Suha LasassmehLecturer, Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering
Gavin MarianoPhD student, Higher Education and Student Affairs, School of Education
Paola Mattey MoraPhD student, Epidemiology, School of Public Health
Daniela PuzzelloProfessor of Economics, College of Arts + Sciences
Howard SimmsAssistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion, University Graduate School
John UrheimProfessor of Physics, College of Arts + Sciences
Lesley WeaverAssistant Professor of Biology, College of Arts + Sciences
Joel WongProfessor of Counseling & Educational Psychology, School of Ed

Michael Kaganovich, co-chairDepartment Chair and Professor of Economics, College of Arts + Sciences 
Catherine Pilachowski, co-chairDepartment Chair and Professor of Astronomy, College of Arts + Sciences 
Damir CavarAssociate Professor of Linguistics,College of Arts + Sciences 
Danielle DeSawalClinical Professor, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, School of Education 
Manuel Diaz-CamposDepartment Chair and Professor of Spanish and Portuguese, College of Arts + Sciences 
Will GeogheganClinical Associate Professor and Chair of Kelley Direct, Kelley School of Business 
Nana Gletsu MillerAssociate Professor of Applied Health Science, School of Public Health 
Brad HeimProfessor and Executive Associate Dean, O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs 
Tim HellwigAssociate Chair and Professor of Political Sciences, College of Arts + Sciences 
Justin HodgsonAssociate Professor of English, College of Arts + Sciences 
Srinivasan IyengarProfessor of Chemistry College of Arts + Sciences 
Chris JudgeProfessor of Mathematics, College of Arts + Sciences 
Jonathan LesliePhD Student, Economics, College of Arts + Sciences 
Volodymyr LugovskyyAssociate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, Economics, College of Arts + Sciences 
Heather ReynoldsDirector of Graduate Studies and Professor of Biology, College of Arts + Sciences 
Meredith Park RogersActing Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction, School of Education 
Nicole RizzoPhD Student, English, College of Arts + Sciences 
Selma SabanovicProfessor of Informatics and Associate Dean for Graduate Education, Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering 
Scott ShackelfordProfessor of Business Law & Ethics, Kelley School of Business 
Patrick ShihAssistant Professor of Informatics and Director of Graduate Studies for Data Science, Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering 
Shenika John JordanDoctorate of Music with Certification in Vocology Student, Jacobs School of Music 

 

Sarah Lubienski, co-chairDepartment Chair and Professor
Sean Nicholson-Crotty, co-chairDirector, Graduate Mentoring Center, University Graduate School
Chris AndrewsPhD Student, School of Education
Travis BrownSenior Executive Assistant Dean of Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Commercialization
Erin BruceAssociate Director of Employer Relations, Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture and Design
Tyron CooperAssociate Professor of Folklore and Ethnomusicology;  Director, Archives of African American Music and Culture
Michelle CroweDirector of Communications, IU Libraries
Pat Donahue Assistant Vice Provost and Executive Director, Career Development Center
Benjamin Draper Co-Founder and Research Scientist, Megadalton Solutions
Amanda DubaMFA student in Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture and Design
Kelly EskewClinical Professor of Business Law & Ethics
April GrudiAssistant Clinical Professor, O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs
Heather Hundley Associate Professor
Katie KearnsAssistant Vice Provost for Student Development, University Graduate School 
Antino KimAssociate Professor of Operations and Decision Technologies
Jane McLeodExecutive Associate Dean and Professor of Sociology, College of Arts and Sciences
Sarah Pietraszek-MattnerManager and Executive, O&G Geoscientist
Trevor VerrottGraduate Career Coach, Walter Center
Larry ZhangPhD Student at Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering

Members to be announced.

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