Faculty Affiliates

Head of Government Information, Maps and Microform Services (GIMMS), IU Libraries

Phone:
(812) 855-8155
Email:
alfordem@indiana.edu

Quality of Place: Thinking Outside the Book: Community Engagement with Rural Libraries

Research Geologist, Indiana Geological and Water Survey

Phone:
(812) 856-1904
Email:
rjautio@indiana.edu

Resilience: Building climate, soil, and water monitoring infrastructure to improve water-resource planning and STEM education in Daviess, Dubois, and Greene Counties

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Ostrom Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis

Phone:
(317) 760-7272
Email:
ababb@indiana.edu

Health: Complex Food Provisioning Strategies and Food Insecurity among Older Adults

Director, Entrepreneurship and Career Development, Jacobs School of Music

Phone:
(812) 856-5719
Email:
abarker@indiana.edu

Quality of Place: Classical Connections, Band Outreach, Kids Compose, Dance Outreach, Singing Hoosiers, Volante Winds, Crossroads Jazz Quintet, Bloomington Early Music Festival

Associate Professor, Applied Health Science, School of Public Health

Phone:
(812) 855-4789
Email:
prbarnes@indiana.edu

Health: Healthy Rural Indiana 2025: Community Health Improvement Plans (CHIPs) Project

Research Associate, Indiana Institute on Disability and Community, Center for Collaborative Systems Change

Phone:
(812) 855-6508
Email:
mbenetti@indiana.edu

Health: A Continuum of Care: Leveraging Social Support in the Service of Improving Postnatal Outcomes

Professor, Political Science

Phone:
(812) 856-0940
Email:
wbianco@indiana.edu

Resilience: Helping Hoosier Communities Assess Climate Risks

Catherine Bowman

Professor, Department of English

Email:
cabowman@indiana.edu

Quality of Place

Indiana Geological and Water Survey

Phone:
(812) 855-8390
Email:
tbranam@indiana.edu

Resilience: Locating and Characterizing Important Springs of the Indiana Uplands

School of Public and Environmental Affairs; School of Art, Architecture and Design

Phone:
(812) 360-0726
Email:
brownwm@iu.edu

Health, Resilience, and Sustaining Hoosier Communities: Linton to Goose Pond Multi-Use Trail    

Mecca Burris

Graduate Student, Anthropology

Email:
burris@iu.edu

Sustaining Hoosier Communities: Complex Food Provisioning Strategies and Food Insecurity among Low-income Older Americans; Resilience: Teen Food Insecurity in Southern Indiana  

Collaborative Piano faculty and Opera Coach, Chamber and Collaborative Music Department, Jacobs School of Music

Phone:
(812) 345-3743
Email:
kcarball@indiana.edu

Quality of Place: Reimagining Opera for Kids

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing

Phone:
(812) 679-8097
Email:
gracarte@iu.edu

Health

Assistant Professor, School of Public Health, Department of Applied Health Science

Phone:
(812) 856-2986
Email:
chowa@indiana.edu

Quality of Place: Brown County Tutoring Collaboration

Professor of English, Associate Vice Provost for Arts and Humanities, Director of IUB Arts and Humanities Council

Phone:
(812) 219-3457
Email:
ecomenta@indiana.edu

Quality of Place: Co-Chair, Town Engagement Program

Arts-based Wellness Experiences Manager, Eskenazi Museum of Art

Phone:
(812) 855-2597
Email:
lataking@iu.edu

Quality of Place: Rural Teachers Engaging Art Program and Museum-based Art Therapy Outreach

Associate Dean, Associate Professor, School of Nursing

Phone:
(812) 855-7089
Email:
mdavisaj@iu.edu

Health: Feasibility of a Theory-Driven, Rurally-Tailored, Family-Based, Telehealth Intervention for Childhood Obesity: A Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial

Director of Education, Eskenazi Museum of Art

Phone:
(812) 855-1045
Email:
hdavis2@iu.edu

Health: Museum Art Therapy for Caregivers; Quality of Place: Rural Teachers Engaging Art

Clinical Associate Professor, School of Nursing

Phone:
(317) 919-1614
Email:
kidecker@iu.edu

Health: Addressing Youth Substance Use and Prevention through Social-Emotional Learning: Implementing the Second Step Curriculum

Assistant Research Scientist, Eppley Institute for Parks and Public Lands

Phone:
(812) 856-2262
Email:
gdepper@iu.edu

Resilience: Inventory of Park, Recreation, and Tourism Assets and Trails Projects  

Graduate Student, Anthropology

Email:
maldimar@indiana.edu

Resilience: Teen Food Insecurity in Southern Indiana

Carrie Docherty

Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, School of Public Health, Kinesiology

Phone:
(812) 856-6035
Email:
cdochert@indiana.edu

Health: Co-Chair

Community Engagement, Sustainable Food Systems Science

Phone:
(812) 855-8119
Email:
ellett@iu.edu

Resilience: Local Food, Local Good-Creating Food System Resiliency in the Indiana Uplands; Orange County Farm to Health

Senior Lecturer in Graphic Design, Graphic Design Area Coordinator, ServeDesign Center-Art, Architecture, and Design

Phone:
(812) 369-0204
Email:
jelshamy@indiana.edu

Quality of Place: Greene County Wayfinding Signage  

Adjunct Instructor, O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs

Phone:
(812) 465-1130
Email:
tengbers@indiana.edu

Quality of Place: HandUP OC O'Neill Online Project  

James Farmer

Associate Professor, School of Public and Environmental Affairs

Phone:
(812) 856-0969
Email:
jafarmer@indiana.edu

Resilience: Co-Chair

Graduate Student, School of Social Work

Phone:
(812) 855-7083
Email:
sbfarmer@iu.edu

Health: Closing the gap: Increasing mental health services in Martin County, IN

Assistant Director for Research, Indiana Geological and Water Survey

Phone:
(812) 855-1376
Email:
lflorea@indiana.edu

Resilience: The Mitchell Plateau Karst Observatory

Lecturer, School of Public Health, Recreation Parks and Tourism Studies

Phone:
(812) 855-0203
Email:
bforist@indiana.edu

Sustaining Hoosier Communities: Interpreting Native Plants at Shakamack State Park  

Research Associate, Sustainable Food Systems Science

Phone:
(812) 340-4579
Email:
cfrohman@iu.edu

Resilience: Orange County Farm to Health; Local Food, Local Good - Creating Food System Resiliency in the Indiana Uplands

Director, Recreational Therapy and Therapeutic Outdoor Programming

Phone:
(765) 349-5120
Email:
tggardne@indiana.edu

Health, Resilience: Family Battle Buddies

Deb Getz

Associate Clinical Professor, School of Public Health/Applied Health Science

Phone:
(812) 855-9072
Email:
dgetz@iu.edu

Health: Ongoing partnerships with youth leaders in Lawrence, Orange, and Greene County with Youth Development and Public Health Students; Community Engagement to End Child Sexual Exploitation (CEECSE)

Assistant Clinical Professor of MSW Field Instruction and Coordination, School of Social Work

Phone:
(812) 856-7167
Email:
sergordo@iupui.edu

Health: Increasing Mental Health Services in Martin County

Assistant Professor, Applied Health Science, School of Public Health

Phone:
(812) 855-8795
Email:
greeneiu@iu.edu

Health: Project UNITE (Uncovering New Initiatives for Teen Empowerment)

Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies, Spanish and Portuguese

Phone:
(812) 855-6392
Email:
lgurzyns@indiana.edu

Quality of Place: Emerging bilingualism in elementary-level exposure-track Spanish

Clinical Assistant Professor, Intelligent Systems Engineering

Phone:
(812) 855-6984
Email:
bhimebau@indiana.edu

Sustaining Hoosier Communities, Resilience: Hoosier National Forest Dark Sky Designation Project

Professor and BSW Program Director, School of Social Work

Phone:
(812) 855-6093
Email:
chostett@indiana.edu

Health: Increasing Mental Health Services in Martin County

Director, Center for Collaborative Systems Change, Indiana Institute on Disability and Community

Phone:
(812) 855-8155
Email:
alfordem@indiana.edu

Health: A Continuum of Care: Leveraging Social Support in the Service of Improving Postnatal Outcomes

Assistant Research Scientist, Applied Health Science

Phone:
(812) 855-8534
Email:
wajayawa@indiana.edu

Health: Feasibility of a Theory-Driven, Rurally Tailored, Family-Based, Telehealth Intervention for Childhood Obesity: A Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial

Cartographic Specialist and Digital Collections Manager, Indiana Geological and Water Survey

Phone:
(812) 855-5893
Email:
mrj21@indiana.edu

Resilience: Detailed topographic trail maps, promoting recreational opportunities along Indiana’s Knobstone escarpment

Clinical Associate Professor, School of Public Health, Kinesiology

Phone:
(812) 855-5073
Email:
jdjohnst@indiana.edu

Health: What Moves You Mitchell

Pre-K-12 Experiences Manager, Eskenazi Museum of Art

Phone:
(812) 855-0567
Email:
jordan22@iu.edu

Quality of Place: Rural Teachers Engaging Art

Bree Josefy

Clinical Assistant Professor, Accounting, Kelley School of Business

Phone:
(812) 856-0094
Email:
bjosefy@indiana.edu

Sustaining Hoosier Communities

Assistant Professor, Journalism, Media School

Phone:
(315) 278-3778
Email:
kang60@indiana.edu

Quality of Place, Sustaining Hoosier Communities

Director, Traditional Arts Indiana

Phone:
(812) 855-8155
Email:
alfordem@indiana.edu

Quality of Place: Traditional Arts and Creative Aging Resource Guide

Assistant Professor, Social Work

Phone:
(716) 983-2513
Email:
jkeesler@iu.edu

Health: Online Trauma-Informed Care Training

Vanessa Kercher

Clinical Assistant Professor, Kinesiology, School of Public Health

Phone:
(812) 855-3697
Email:
vkercher@iu.edu

Health: Interprofessional Practice & Education: Health & Wellness Coaching Integration in Rural Communities

Assistant Professor, Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture + Design

Phone:
(812) 340-3722
Email:
kimjeey@indiana.edu

Sustaining Hoosier Communities: Placemaking at Lake Salinda of Washington County

Clinical Asst. Professor, Recreation, Park and Tourism Studies, School of Public Health

Phone:
(812) 856-1068
Email:
julknapp@indiana.edu

Sustaining Hoosier Communities: Developing Activities for Youth

Professor, Geography and IU Food Institute

Phone:
(812) 855-6303
Email:
knudsen@indiana.edu

Sustaining Hoosier Communities: Complex Food Provisioning Strategies and Food Insecurity among Low-Income Older Americans

Interim Director, Center for the Study of Global Change

Phone:
(812) 856-4827
Email:
ekonwest@iu.edu

Health: Community Engagement to End Child Sexual Exploitation (CEECSE)  

Director of the Consulting Academy, Kelley School of Business

Phone:
(317) 294-7777
Email:
jslaugh@iu.edu

Sustaining Hoosier Communities: Project Sleepy - Huntingburg Hospitality Study

Clincal Associate Professor, O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs

Phone:
(314) 578-5439
Email:
levin2@indiana.edu

Quality of Place: Revitalizing Downtown Linton

Laura Littlepage

Clinical Associate Professor, O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs

Phone:
(812) 855-5263
Email:
llittlep@iu.edu

Sustaining Hoosier Communities: Employee policies, Rural Homelessness in Greene County, Indiana

Associate Professor, School of Public Health

Phone:
(812) 856-0704
Email:
jtmacy@indiana.edu

Health: Implementing a Financial Incentive-based Intervention to Reduce Smoking during Pregnancy in the Uplands

Assistant Professor of Graphic Design, Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture + Design

Phone:
(301) 467-1464
Email:
martisae@iu.edu

Quality of Place: Salem Wayfinding

Assistant Professor, Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture + Design

Phone:
(812) 855-8155
Email:
alfordem@indiana.edu

Quality of Place: Salem Pocket Park

Visiting Lecturer, School of Public Health, Recreation Parks and Tourism Studies

Email:
almomill@indiana.edu

Sustaining Hoosier Communities: Bloomfield Pool and Greene County Hospital Foundation-Recreation Center

Professor of Practice, Media School

Phone:
(812) 856-2781
Email:
emonagha@iu.edu

Health, Resilience, Quality of Place: Developing tools for deeper engagement with quality information in Indiana

PhD Student, MA, MPH, Applied Health and Sciences

Phone:
(740) 249-7599
Email:
jomwangi@iu.edu

Health: Exploring Barriers and Facilitators in Adopting Medically Assisted Treatment (MAT): Perceptions of Health Providers in Seven Southern Indiana Rural Counties

Grant and Program Manager, Center for the Study of Global Change, Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies

Email:
tenichol@indiana.edu

Health: Community Engagement to End Child Sexual Exploitation (CEECSE)

Chair of the Department of Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance/Professor of Costume Design

Phone:
(812) 855-0809
Email:
lpisano@indiana.edu

Quality of Place: Engaging students in live theatre  

Andrew Predmore

University Director of Sustainability, Sustain IU

Phone:
(812) 855-2818
Email:
sapredmo@indiana.edu

Resilience: Co-Chair

Director of Public Health Practice, School of Public Health

Phone:
(812) 855-7334
Email:
aspurcel@indiana.edu

Health: Trauma Informed Care

Jon Racek

Area Coordinator, Comprehensive Design, Senior Lecturer, Comprehensive Design, Co-Director, ServeDesign Center-Art, Architecture, and Design

Phone:
(812) 855-5440
Email:
jonracek@indiana.edu

Quality of Place: Co-Chair

Faculty, Recreation, Park and Tourism Studies

Phone:
(812) 856-7161
Email:
wramos@indiana.edu

Health: IU Water Safety Day

Professor, School of Nursing

Phone:
(812) 855-1728
Email:
dreising@iu.edu

Health: Co-Chair, Navigator project

Jennifer Meta Robinson

Professor of Practice, Department of Anthropology

Phone:
(812) 855-4607
Email:
jenmetar@indiana.edu

Health: Teen Food Insecurity

Michael Rushton

Professor, and Director of Arts Administration Programs, O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs

Phone:
(812) 855-2947
Email:
mirushto@indiana.edu

Quality of Place: The place of arts and culture in individuals' and communities' lives

Associate Professor Biology and Director Undergraduate Internships

Phone:
(812) 855-3185
Email:
wreilly@indiana.edu

Health, Sustaining Hoosier Communities, Resilience, Quality of Place: Indiana Rural Community Health Collaborative

Graduate Student, School of Social Work

Phone:
(219) 671-3375
Email:
krisschu@iu.edu

Health: Closing the gap: Increasing Mental Health Services in Martin County, IN

Director of STEM Education Initiatives, School of Education

Phone:
(812) 856-8252
Email:
jascrib@iu.edu

Quality of Place: iSTEAM: Integrating Art into STEM

Clinical Professor, Assistant Department Chair, Applied Health Science, School of Public Health-Bloomington

Phone:
(812) 855-2673
Email:
csherwoo@iu.edu

Health: Project UNITE

Assistant Professor, Informatics

Phone:
(812) 856-4022
Email:
patshih@indiana.edu

Health: A Smartphone App-based Information Portal for Accessing Locally Relevant Public Health Information for Rural Residents

Professor; Informatics Chair, Informatics

Email:
ksiek@indiana.edu

Health: Check-in Tree Evaluation

Associate Professor of Music/Chair, Department of Bands, Jacobs School of Music

Phone:
(812) 856-4592
Email:
esmedley@indiana.edu

Quality of Place: Bringing Instrumental Music Education Expertise to Rural Communities

Director, Grunwald Gallery of Art

Phone:
(812) 855-8490
Email:
grunwald@indiana.edu

Quality of Place: Art exhibitions and professional practices in Visual Art  

Interim Dean and MSW Director IUB, Director for Center for Social Health and Well-being, I U School of Social Work, Director Faculty Development Indiana University School of Social Work

Phone:
(317) 582-0762
Email:
wpsulliv@iupui.edu

Health: Extending our Reach

Assistant Professor, The Media School

Phone:
(812) 855-1726
Email:
esiethom@iu.edu

Quality of Place: Creating Public Relations Campaigns for the Linton Farmers’ Market

Research Fellow, Sustainable Food Systems Science / The Ostrom Workshop / OVPR

Phone:
(812) 856-5029
Email:
jdv@indiana.edu

Resilience: Southern Indiana Farm to Health Initiative

Lecturer in Law - Faculty Director Judicial Externship and Clerkship Programs, Indiana University Maurer School of Law - Bloomington

Phone:
(812) 855-2075
Email:
ivanderc@indiana.edu

Sustaining Hoosier Communities: Rural Justice Initiative

Research Assistant, PhD Student in Health Behavior, Applied Health Science, School of Public Health

Email:
mimaward@iu.edu

Health: Project UNITE (Uncovering New Initiatives for Teen Empowerment)

A W

Graduate Student, Jacobs School of Music

Phone:
(501) 358-1657
Email:
willamy@iu.edu

Quality of Place: Reimagining Opera for Kids

Executive Director, Eppley Institute for Parks and Public Lands

Phone:
(812) 855-7083
Email:
sawolter@indiana.edu

Health, Resilience, Quality of Place, Sustaining Hoosier Communities: Indiana Uplands Park, Recreation, and Protected Land Inventory and Opportunity Mapping

Professor and Haydn Murray Chair, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Phone:
(812) 856-1884
Email:
chenzhu@indiana.edu

Health: Arsenic Speciation

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