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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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.

Purnima Bose
International Studies, English
pbose at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: British colonialism, nationalist movements, and neo-liberalism, with regional interests in Afghanistan, India, Ireland, and Pakistan.

Candy Brown
Religious Studies
browncg at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Evangelical and Pentecostal Christianity, complementary and alternative medicine, yoga and mindfulness meditation, and other spiritual healing practices.p>

Maria Bucur-Deckard
History; Gender Studies
mbucur at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Gender, citizenship and power relations in the modern state.

Thomas Busey
Psychological and Brain Sciences
buseyat indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Cognitive science, visual perception, recognition memory.

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Selene Carter
Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance
sbcarter at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Dance improvisation, 20th-century concert dance history, modern dance, contemporary dance, Laban Movement Analysis, dance in education, choreography, dance making, dance training, contact improvisation, post-modern dance, somatic dance training, re-patterning in dance education, anti-racist pedagogy in dance and improvisational scores for dance in performance.

Beth Cate
O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs
becate at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Intellectual property law, data privacy and security, research regulation, and constitutional law.

Deborah Christiansen
Eskenazi School of Art, Archicture + Design, Fashion Design
delchris at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Design thinking, fashion design, fashion theory, cultural aspects of dress.

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Heather Eastman-Mueller
School of Public Health, Applied Health Science
heastman at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Sexual and reproductive health; Assistant Director of Sexual and Reproductive Health at the IU Health Center.

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Michael Grossberg
History
grossber at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: American legal and constitutional history, history of childhood, social policy history.

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Trish Hausmann
Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance
pjhausma at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: House management and stage management, theme park entertainment management, cruise ship entertainment management.

Norbert Herber
The Media School
nherber at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Music and interaction for digital art, entertainment, and communications.

Monika Herzig
O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Arts Management
mherzig at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Jazz Pianist/ Recording Artist, Jazz History and Education, Entrepreneurship and Creativity

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

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Olga Kalentzidou
Geography
okalentz at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Food Memory; Cooking/Cookbooks; Migration/Identity;mExperiential Learning/Community Engagement; Teaching Pedagogy/Food Pedagogy

John Karaagac
O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs
jkaraaga at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: International relations and policy, American public administration, foreign policy, politics and the political process, the presidency, international political economy, political theory and public policy.

Steven Krahnke
The Media School
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
The Media School
jarkraus at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Media production, visual design, technology, documentary production, organizational development, photography, persuasion, music composition.

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Wendy Leutert
East Asian Languages and Cultures
wleutert at iu.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Chinese political economy, leadership in China's public sector, China’s early reform and opening, corporate governance in state-owned enterprises, and international investment and trade.

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Joshua Malitsky
The Media School, Cinema and Media Studies
jmalitsk at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Documentary; film and nation-building; Soviet Cinema.

William McCoskey
Criminal Justice
wlmccosk at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Prosecution of organized crime, drug enforcement task force cases.

Elaine Monaghan
The Media School
emonagha at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Journalism practice, foreign correspondence, media ethics, strategic communication, crisis communication, representations of religion, Belarus, Northern Ireland Peace Process, Russia, Scottish Independence Movement, Ukraine.

Rasul Mowatt
American Studies
ramowatt at iu.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Racial identity; social inequity (diversity education); leadership (transformational leadership theory) and management best practices (team management & team-based learning); violence and deviancy; governmentality and policy analysis; participatory research; critical historical analysis; media and narrative analysis; use of visual materials and visual methodology; community development (service-learning), and active learning

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Solimar Otero
Folklore and Ethnomusicology
solioter at iu.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Gender, sexuality, and race in vernacular cultural expressions in Latinx, Afrolatinx, and African Diaspora contexts.

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Jennifer Piatt
School of Public Health
jenpiatt at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Mobility impairments, primarily spinal cord injury, and community participation.

Melody Pope
Glenn A. Black Laboratory of Archaeology
melpope at iu.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Cultural resource and heritage management, archaeological curation, collections work, material culture.

Anne Pyburn
Anthropology
apyburn at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Archaeology; settlement patterns; Maya, gender, ethics; archaeology and social context.

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Stanley Ritchie
Jacobs School of Music
sritchie at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Early music.

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Ron Sela
Central Eurasian Studies
rsela at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: History and historiography of the Muslim world (Central and South Asia; the Middle East).

Annie Shattuck
Geography
shattuck at iu.edu
Food politics and policy, rural development, food security and critical food studies

Elizabeth Shea
Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance
eshea at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Contemporary dance and choreography.

April Sievert
Anthropology
asievert at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: North American archaeology, repatriation, heritage and museum studies.

Andrea Siqueira
International Studies
asigueir at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Global health, food studies, rural development, gender and human rights, with a regional focus in Latin America, particularly Brazil.

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

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Krisha Thiagarajah
School of Public Health
kthiagar at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Food and culture.

Peter Todd
Cognitive Science Program, Psychological and Brain Sciences
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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John A. Walsh
Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering, Information and Library Science; English
jawalsh at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Digital and computational literary studies, cultural heritage informatics, textual studies and bibliography, text technologies, book history, 19th-Century British literature, poetry, and poetics, comic books.

Caleb Weintraub
Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture + Design, Painting
chweintr at indiana.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Painting.

Cynthia Wu
English
cynwu at iu.edu
Research and/or teaching interests: Gender studies, Asian American studies, racialized masculinity. Director of Race, Migration, and Indigeneity at IU.

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