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Robert B. Harris (Retired) (Director)

[Photo]: Robert B. Harris

Campus Address: CA 511
Phone: (317)274-0095
Fax: (317)274-0097
Appointments: Emeritus Professor of Economics
Director Emeritus of the Center for Economic Education Research Fellow, Hirosaki University (Japan), fall 2000; Fulbright lecturer at Sichuan University, Chengdu, China, 2001-2002; Visiting Professor, Hopkins-Nanjing Center, Nanjing, China, Fall 2002, 2005-2006, and Fall 2006.
Academic Interests: Public finance, economic education for teachers
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Betty J. Anderson (Retired)

[Photo]: Betty J. Anderson

Appointments: Lecturer in English (Retired)
Academic Interests: Using innovative techniques to teach non-traditional students, assessing the value of remediation at the college level,faculty development in working with University college students, and letter writing as stimulus for basic writers
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Clayton Baker (Retired)

Appointments: Professor Emeritus of Spanish
Academic Interests: Spanish language and composition, foreign language pedagogy, teaching foreign language to the adult learner
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W. Kenneth Barger (Retired)

[Photo]: W. Kenneth Barger

Appointments: Professor Emeritus of Anthropology
Academic Interests: Applied social change, anthropology of health, immigration and immigrant rights, inter-ethnic relations, population-based field research, the farm labor movement, Mexican Americans, North American Indians and Eskimos
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John D. Barlow (Retired)

[Photo]: John D. Barlow

Appointments: Professor Emeritus of English and German
Adjunct Professor of Philanthropic Studies, Women's Studies, and Communication Studies
Dean Emeritus of the School of Liberal Arts
Academic Interests: Literature and the arts in the 20th century, translation, philanthropy and literature
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James G. Beaudry (Retired)

[Photo]: James G. Beaudry

Appointments: Assistant Professor Emeritus of French
Academic Interests: The "Essais" of Montaigne, and French-speaking Canadian literature and civilization
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Dominic J. Bisignano (Retired)

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Appointments: Professor Emeritus of English
Academic Interests: Victorian literature, romantic literature, the nineteenth-century British novel, the modern British novel, world masterpieces,poetry and literature of imperialism
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Mary V. Blasingham (Retired)

Appointments: Assistant Professor Emerita of English
Academic Interests: drama, fiction, Shakespeare, and creative writing
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Bernard Bogar (Retired)

[Photo]: Bernard Bogar

Appointments: Professor Emeritus of Economics
Academic Interests: Macroeconomics, industrial organization, law and economics, child support guidelines for the State of Indiana and the value of home productions
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Leon H. Bourke (Retired)

[Photo]: Leon H. Bourke

Appointments: Professor Emeritus of French
Founder, I.U. Dijon Academic Summer Program, Dijon, France.
Started the Latin program at IUPUI.
Academic Interests: Nineteenth and twentieth-century French literature, the French Revolution, and methodology of teaching languages, Latin and French translation.
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Marian S. Brock (Retired)

Appointments: Associate Professor Emerita of English
Academic Interests: Film (especially genre film such as action-adventure and westerns),
Russian Literature in translation, nineteenth-century British poetry and fiction,
and film criticism
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James W Brown (Retired)

[Photo]: James W Brown

Campus Address: UL3100
Phone: (317)278-5320
Appointments: Executive Associate Dean Emeritus
Professor Emeritus
Indiana University School of Journalism–IUPUI. As of July 1, 2014, the School of Journalism became the Department of Journalism and Public Relations, School of Liberal Arts.

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John C. Buhner (Retired)

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Appointments: Professor Emeritus of Political Science and Public and
Environmental Affairs.
Chancellor Indiana University Northwest (1967-69),
Vice Chancellor and Dean of Faculties IUPUI (1969-76)
Academic Interests: American government, public health policy, American presidency,
and American constitutional development
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Michael B. Burke (Retired)

Campus Address: CA 344B
Phone: (317)274-3957
Appointments: Professor Emeritus of Philosophy
Academic Interests: Metaphysics, logic, epistemology, and philosophy of religion
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David G. Burns (Retired)

[Photo]: David G. Burns

Appointments: Associate Professor Emeritus of Communication/Theatre
Academic Interests: Business and professional communication, speech education, argumentation and debate,
and history of rhetoric and public address
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Edmund F. Byrne (Retired)

[Photo]: Edmund F. Byrne

Appointments: Professor Emeritus of Philosophy and
Adjunct Professor Emeritus of Philanthropic Studies
Academic Interests: Social and political philosophy
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Paul S. Carlin (Retired)

[Photo]: Paul S. Carlin

Campus Address: CA 513
Phone: (317)278-7230
Fax: (317)274-0097
Appointments: Professor Emeritus of Economics
Academic Interests: Labor Economics, Economics of the Family, Volunteering and Discrimination, Cross Country Obesity and Legal Heritage
Teaching: Introduction to Labor Economics (E304), Introduction to Family Economics (E307), Introduction to Econometrics (E470), Topics in Applied Microeconomics I (E581)
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Edwin F. Casebeer (Retired)

[Photo]: Edwin F. Casebeer

Appointments: Professor Emeritus of English
Academic Interests: Shakespeare, popular culture, and creative writing
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C. Conrad Cherry (Retired)

[Photo]: C. Conrad Cherry

Campus Address: CA 341
Appointments: Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies
Academic Interests: American religious history, and the teaching and practice of religion in American colleges and universities
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Sheila M. Cooper (Retired)

Appointments: Assistant Professor of History and
Associate Dean of the University Graduate School
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Kenneth E. Cutler (Retired)

[Photo]: Kenneth E. Cutler

Campus Address: CA 503Q
Appointments: Associate Professor Emeritus of History
Academic Interests: Ancient Rome and medieval Europe (especially medieval Scandinavia)
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Kenneth W. Davis (Retired)

[Photo]: Kenneth W. Davis

Appointments: Professor Emeritus of English
Academic Interests: Business communication, especially business writing and international business communication; editing; story-based pedagogy; Shakespeare; modernist British literature, especially Joyce; systems, complexity, and chaos theories and their application to literature.
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Donna Kay Dial (Retired)

[Photo]: Donna Kay Dial

Appointments: Associate Professor Emerita of Economics
Academic Interests: History of economic thought, economics and religion, and church resource planning. Interest in program development and not-for-profit agencies
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Robert C. Dick (Retired)

[Photo]: Robert C. Dick

Campus Address: CA 307B
Appointments: Professor Emeritus of Communication Studies
Academic Interests: Persuasion/public address, nonverbal/ interpersonal communication, reasoning/argumentation, and international/intercultural communication
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Richard A. Fredland (Retired)

[Photo]: Richard A. Fredland

Campus Address: CA 503K
Appointments: Professor Emeritus of Political Science
Academic Interests: international relations, African politics, and U.S. foreign policy
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Robert E. Frye (Retired)

Appointments: Associate Professor Emeritus of Philosophy
Academic Interests: philosophy and culture
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Ralph D. Gray (Retired)

[Photo]: Ralph D. Gray

Appointments: Professor Emeritus of History
Academic Interests: American history, early nineteenth century transportation history, Indiana history, and history of IUPUI
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William P. Gronfein (Retired)

[Photo]: William P. Gronfein

Campus Address: CA 303D
Phone: (317) 274-3669
Fax: (317)278-3654
Appointments: Professor Emeritus of Sociology
Academic Interests: Medical Sociology, Sociology of Mental Illness, Sociology of Deviance and Social Control, the Deinstitutionalization of the Mentally Ill
Teaching: Introduction to Sociology, Social Problems, Social Organization of Health Care, Sociology of Mental Health and Illness, Sociolgy of Health, Illness, and Healing,Deviance and Social Control, Social Factorsin Health and Illness
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Ain Haas (Retired)

[Photo]: Ain Haas

Campus Address: CA 303K
Phone: (317) 274-2418
Appointments: Professor Emeritus of Sociology
Academic Interests: sociology of work, comparative social systems, sociological statistics, juvenile delinquency, control of crime, workplace democracy, labor reform, social inequity, urban restoration, Sweden, Estonia and sociology of war
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Sharon J. Hamilton (Retired)

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Appointments: Professor Emeritus of English
Past Associate Dean of the Faculties
Former Director of FACET (Indiana University Faculty Colloquium for Excellence in Teaching)
Founding Director of the Center on Integrating Learning at IUPUI
Academic Interests: Electronic portfolios (institutional, student, faculty);
Learning communities and communities of practice;
the scholarship of teaching and learning;
collaborative learning;
literacy
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Nathan Houser (Retired)

[Photo]: Nathan Houser

Appointments: Professor Emeritus of Philosophy Founding Directory, Institute for American Thought Senior Fellow, Institute for American Thought
Academic Interests: American thought
Pragmatism
Thought of C. S. Peirce
Formal semiotics
History of logic
Critical Editing
Theory of Text

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Giles R. Hoyt (Retired)

[Photo]: Giles R. Hoyt

Appointments: Professor Emeritus of German and Philanthopic Studies
Director Emeritus of the IUPUI Max Kade German-American Research and Resource Center
Academic Interests: Early modern German literature and language, German culture studies and German-American studies
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Barbara D. Jackson (Retired)

[Photo]: Barbara D. Jackson

Campus Address: UC 3149
Phone: (317) 274-8923
Appointments: Professor Emeritus of Anthropology
Adjunct Professor of Women's Studies and
Associate Dean of University College
Academic Interests: variations in concepts of gender and gender roles across cultural and ethnic groups with a focus on women and work in North America and Latin America, and ethnographic field research
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Sabine Jessner (Retired)

[Photo]: Sabine Jessner

Academic Interests: French, European and women's history
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Monte E. Juillerat (Retired)

[Photo]: Monte E. Juillerat

Appointments: Professor Emeritus of Economics
Academic Interests: economic theory and economic development
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Robert J. Kirk (Retired)

[Photo]: Robert J. Kirk

Appointments: Professor Emeritus of Economics
Academic Interests: regional-urban economics and public finance
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Shou-Eng Koo (Retired)

[Photo]: Shou-Eng  Koo

Appointments: Professor Emeritus of Economics
Academic Interests: international trade and finance, economic theory, and Chinese economy
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Miriam Z. Langsam (Retired)

[Photo]: Miriam Z. Langsam

Campus Address: CA 401
Appointments: Professor Emerita of History
Academic Interests: American social and women's history, nineteenth-century, and history of science and technology
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Justin H. Libby (Retired)

[Photo]: Justin H. Libby

Appointments: Associate Professor Emeritus of History
Academic Interests: American diplomatic history, Japanese history, and naval war in the Pacific 1941-1945
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Patrick J. McGeever (Retired)

[Photo]: Patrick J. McGeever

Campus Address: CA 503M
Appointments: Professor Emeritus of Political Science
Academic Interests: American politics, public opinion, and elections
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Lucila Inés Mena (Retired)

Appointments: Associate Professor Emerita of Spanish
Academic Interests: all aspects of language teaching, modern Latin American prose, Latin American culture and civilization, and Hispanic Art
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Paul J. Nagy (Retired)

[Photo]: Paul J. Nagy

Appointments: Professor Emeritus of Philosophy
Senior Fellow, Institute for American Thought
Academic Interests: ethics, American philosophy, pragmatism, question of American identity, America in the 1960s and 1970s, John Dewey,Michael Polanyi, and pragmatism and American culture
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Nancy A. Newton (Retired)

[Photo]: Nancy A. Newton

Appointments: Associate Professor Emerita of Spanish and Adjunct Associate Professor of Women's Studies
Director of Graduate Studies in Spanish; Chair of Spanish Department 1991-97
Resident Director of Indiana-Purdue-Wisconsin Program in Madrid 1986-1987; Resident Director of Indiana University Summer Program in Salamanca multiple times.
Academic Interests: modern Spanish and Latin American literature, feminist theory and literary practice, orality, literacy, and the creation of "voice"; women writers in the Spanish-speaking world; literature and art of Hispanic artists in the U.S.; the teaching of literature and culture.
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Larbi Oukada (Retired)

[Photo]: Larbi Oukada

Appointments: Professor Emeritus of French
Adjunct Professor of Education
Director of Strasbourg Summer Program
Academic Interests: International Eduation, French linguistics, pedagogy, French grammar, and curricular and methodological issues
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Ursula Niklas Peterson (Retired)

[Photo]: Ursula Niklas Peterson

Campus Address: CA 333C
Phone: (317)274-2667
Appointments: Associate Professor of Philosophy
Academic Interests: history of modern philosophy, twentieth-century philosophy, existentialism, hermeneutics, Martin Heidegger, and philosophy of art and literature
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Melvin L. Plotinsky (Retired)

[Photo]: Melvin L. Plotinsky

Appointments: Associate Professor Emeritus of English
Academic Interests: Shakespeare, Milton, twentieth-century British and American literature, American Jewish writers, creative writing, and literary criticism
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Berthold P. Riesterer (Retired)

Appointments: Associate Professor Emeritus of History
Academic Interests: European intellectual history, German history, world history, and history of philosophy (with emphasis on twentieth-century thinkers such as L. Wittgenstein, M. Heidegger, and K. Jaspers)
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Stephen M. Sachs (Retired)

[Photo]: Stephen M. Sachs

Campus Address: CA 504C
Appointments: Professor Emeritus of Political Science
Academic Interests: political philosophy, constitutional law and judicial process, public policy, public administration, work-place democracy,poverty, consciousness and social change and American Indian politics and policy
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Robert Sandy (Retired)

[Photo]: Robert Sandy

Campus Address: AO 104
Phone: (317)278-1611
Fax: (317)278-4615
Appointments: Professor of Economics
Academic Interests: Labor economics, occupational safety and health, economics of sports, and obesity
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Phyllis J. Scherle (Retired)

[Photo]: Phyllis J. Scherle

Appointments: Assistant Professor Emerita of English
Academic Interests: American literature, fiction, and poetry, American and British poets, and English education
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Peter J. Sehlinger (Retired)

[Photo]: Peter J. Sehlinger

Appointments: Professor Emeritus of History
Academic Interests: Latin America, Iberia, historiography, and Chile, Peru, and United States relations with Latin America and Spain
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Mary Elisabeth Seldon (Retired)

[Photo]: Mary Elisabeth Seldon

Appointments: Professor Emerita of History
Academic Interests: Europe in the twentieth century, history of the Far East, and ancient and medieval Celtic history
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Jan Shipps (Retired)

[Photo]: Jan Shipps

Appointments: Professor Emerita of History and Religious Studies and
Senior Research Associate for the POLIS Center 1995-present
Academic Interests: history of American religion, religions in the making, religion in urban America, and Mormonism
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Martin C. Spechler (Retired)

[Photo]: Martin C. Spechler

Campus Address: CA 522
Phone: (317)997-6538
Fax: (317)274-0097
Appointments: Professor of Economics
Faculty Associate of the Russian and East European Institute and
affiliate of the Inner Asian and Uralic National Resource Center
Academic Interests: comparative economics of the former Soviet Union, globalization and economic history; economic development of Central Asia.
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John Knox Stevens (Retired)

[Photo]: John Knox Stevens

Appointments: Associate Professor of History (Retired)
Academic Interests: nineteenth-century Europe, modern Britain, modern Ireland, American military history, and the Civil War in the West
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Robert F. Sutton, Jr. (Retired)

[Photo]: Robert F. Sutton, Jr.

Appointments: Professor Emeritus of Classical Studies Program
Academic Interests: classical art and archaeology, ancient Greek and Roman civilization, ancient Greek language and literature, Greek history, iconography, Greek ceramics and painting, archaeological surface survey and excavation, social history and gender studies
Teaching: Classical Archaeology, Art & Archaeology of Greece, Art & Archaeology of Rome, Myth & Reality in Greek Art, Greek History, Golden Age of Athens, Discover an Ancient Polis: Ancient Greece on Site (taught in Greece), Classical Mythology
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John J. Tilley

[Photo]: John J. Tilley

Campus Address: CA 344B
Phone: (317)274-4690
Email: jtilley@iupui.edu
Appointments: Professor Emeritus of Philosophy
Academic Interests: Ethical theory, practical reason, early modern ethics
Teaching: Frequently taught courses: Logic (P162); Philosophy of Human Nature (P322/P600); Ethical Theory (P326/P540); Hume's Skeptical Philosophy (P418/P525); Great Debates in Early Modern Philosophy (P418/P522).
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Richard C. Turner (Retired)

[Photo]: Richard C. Turner

Appointments: Professor Emeritus of English and Philanthropic Studies
Chair of Philanthropic Studies Faculty
Academic Interests: Restoration and eighteenth-century English literature, literary criticism and theory, the teaching of literature, literature and science, and philanthropic studies
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Rosalie A. Vermette (Retired)

[Photo]: Rosalie A. Vermette

Appointments: Professor Emerita of French and Adjunct Professor of Women's Studies
Founding faculty member of University College
Academic Interests: French culture and civilization, medieval French language and literature, general French language and literature, and first-year experience courses
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Jim Wallihan (Retired)

[Photo]: Jim Wallihan

Campus Address: CA 503G
Phone: (317)274-5029
Appointments: Professor Emeritus of Labor Studies and Political Science
Academic Interests: Labor and employment politics; negotiation and dispute resolution; associations and interest groups; Third World and Southeast Asian politics.
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Richard E. Ward (Retired)

[Photo]: Richard E. Ward

Campus Address: NA
Phone: NA
Appointments: Emeritus Professor of Anthropology and Dentistry
Faculty of University College
Academic Interests: medical anthropology, human variation, growth and development, human nature and human adaptability from the biocultural perspective, and the study of facial variation in congenital syndromes
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Dorothy L. Webb (Retired)

Appointments: Professor Emerita of Theatre
Academic Interests: youth theatre, directing for the stage, playwriting, scenic design, nineteenth and early twentieth-century American theatre,and Indiana theatre history
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Harriet Adamson Wilkins (Retired)

[Photo]: Harriet Adamson Wilkins

Appointments: Associate Professor of English and Technical Communications
Academic Interests: pre-professional technical writing, informal learning in workplace settings, and learning strategies of non-native speakers
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Anne C. Williams (Retired)

[Photo]: Anne C. Williams

Campus Address: CA 504Q
Phone: (317)274-0089
Appointments: Professor Emeritus in English
Academic Interests: first-year writing courses, fiction, creative non-fiction, and research writing
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Charles H. Winslow (Retired)

[Photo]: Charles H. Winslow

Appointments: Associate Professor Emeritus of Political Science
Academic Interests: political theory, strategic theory, game theory, and Middle East political systems
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Patricia Ann Wittberg (Retired)

[Photo]: Patricia Ann Wittberg

Campus Address: CA 303
Phone: (317)274-8981
Appointments: Professor of Sociology
Academic Interests: sociology of religion, formal organizations, urban sociology, community, and church and nonprofit organizations
Teaching: sociology of religion, formal organizations, urban sociology, community, sociology capstone
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Reiko Yonogi (Retired)

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Campus Address: CA 501C
Phone: (317)274-8291
Appointments: Professor Emeritus of Japanese Studies
Academic Interests: modern Japanese fiction, East-West comparative literature, Japanese language and culture
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Peg Zeglin Brand (Retired)

Appointments: Emerita Associate Professor of Philosophy and Women's Studies
Academic Interests: philosophy of art, aesthetics, feminist philosophy including bioethics, existentialist philosophy of Simone de Beauvoir, medical humanities, and fine arts/studio: painting
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