Women Creating Excellence Table of Contents by School

Women Creating Excellence at IUPUI

Table of Contents by School

Herron School of Art & Design

Phyllis Danielson, Ph.D.

Valerie Eickmeier, Ph.D.

Caroline Marmon Fesler

Edna Mann Shover

Lucy Taggart

Indiana University School of Dentistry

Sara Anne Hook, J.D.

Last updated by maeowen on 11/23/2014

Rosa Tezanos-Pinto, Ph.D.

Rosa Tezanos-Pinto, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Spanish, 2006-Present

Adjunct Associate Professor of Women's Studies, 2006-Present

Director, Latino Studies, 2012-Present

Director, Graduate Studies, 2010-2012

Director, Study Abroad Program in the Dominican Republic, 2007-2010

 

Last updated by maeowen on 04/21/2014

Bessie House-Soremekun, Ph.D.

Bessie House-Soremekun, Ph.D.

Director, Africana Studies Program

Public Scholar in African American Studies, Civic Engagement and Entrepreneurship

Professor of Political Science & Africana Studies

Founding Executive Director of the Center for Global Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development at IUPUI

Dr. Bessie House-Soremekun is an award-winning author, inventor and entrepreneur, as well as internationally-recognized scholar, expert, and advocate on entrepreneurship and economic development.  She joined the IUPUI team in August of 2007.

Last updated by maeowen on 04/05/2014

Bessie House-Soremekun, Ph.D.

Bessie House-Soremekun, Ph.D.

Director, Africana Studies Program

Public Scholar in African American Studies, Civic Engagement and Entrepreneurship

Professor of Political Science & Africana Studies

Founding Executive Director of the Center for Global Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development at IUPUI

Dr. Bessie House-Soremekun is an award-winning author, inventor and entrepreneur, as well as internationally-recognized scholar, expert, and advocate on entrepreneurship and economic development.  She joined the IUPUI team in August of 2007.

Last updated by maeowen on 04/05/2014

Charmayne "Charli" Champion-Shaw

Charmayne "Charli" Champion-Shaw

Director, Office of American Indian Programs at IUPUI

Department of Communications Faculty, IUPUI School of Liberal Arts

Native American Studies Faculty, IUPUI School of Liberal Arts

Communication Studies Facilitator, Intergroup Dialogue Doctoral Student, IU School of Social Work

Last updated by maeowen on 11/09/2013

Sharon K. Holland

Sharon K. Holland

Director, Alumni & Special Programs

 

Sharon Holland, Director of Alumni and Special Programs, began her career at IUPUI at the School of Dentistry in 1971, moving to the Alumni Relations Office in 1973.  She works directly with the Schools of Physical Education and Tourism Management and Health and Rehabilitation Sciences on their respective alumni programs.  In addition, she supports the Central Indiana Chapter of the IU Alumni Association and serves as liaison to IUPUI Athletics.  Holland is Executive Secretary of the Jaguars Letter Club - the alumni organization for IUPUI athletics - and is responsible for the IUPUI Athletics Hall of Fame recognition program.  She also serves as the manager for all activity related to IUPUI Commencement.

Last updated by maeowen on 09/15/2012

Diane Sweeney

Diane Kollosch Sweeney

First Female Captain of the IUPUI Police Department

Associate Faculty, School of Public and Environmental Affairs

After leaving the U.S. Army, Diane began her IUPUI Experience as a student in 1976.  She has completed Masters degrees in Criminology (2002) and Psychology (2009) and is currently pursuing SPEA’s Graduate Certificate in Homeland Security and Emergency Management.

Last updated by andjsmit on 01/09/2012

E.J. Choe

E.J. Choe, DM

Assistant Professor of Music

Director of IUPUI Music Academy

 

As an Assistant Professor of Music and Director of the IUPUI Music Academy, E.J. Choe helps students to excel in mastering vocals and learning to play instruments.  Choe is an accomplished pianist, and performed her first televised concert in her native Korea at age 6.  She continues to travel to Korea to give concerts and teach master classes.  Choe has also received two grants from the Office of International Affairs to recruit Korean students to IUPUI.

Last updated by andjsmit on 01/09/2012

Elizabeth Jones

Elizabeth Jones, PED, MS

Associate Professor of Tourism, Conventions, and Event Management

Chair, Department of Physical Education, 1998-2004

 

Elizabeth Jones has been teaching in at the School of Physical Education and Tourism Management since 1983.  From 1998 to 2004, she served as chair of the Department of Physical Education.  She is currently an Associate Professor of Tourism, Conventions, and Event Management and serves as an Adjunct Professor of Women’s Studies.

During her career at IUPUI, Jones has served on over 100 IUPUI, school, and departmental committees.  She is currently a member of the Office for Women Advisory Committee, General Studies Faculty Advisory Committee, and General Education Common Core Task Force.  In the past, her committee work has included promotion & tenure, student affairs, assessment, diversity, and curriculum.

Last updated by andjsmit on 01/09/2012

Pratibha Varma-Nelson, Ph.D.

Pratibha Varma-Nelson, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Executive Director, Center for Teaching & Learning

When Pratibha Varma-Nelson joined the IUPUI faculty in 2008 she already had a wealth of experience teaching chemistry as a tenured professor, chairing a chemistry department, and developing a model of teaching that received funding from the National Science Foundation.  She has been involved in the development and implementation of “Peer-Led Team Learning “ since 1995 and was Co-PI of two NSF funded National Dissemination Grants awarded to the PTL project.  She has co-authored many books and articles on the Peer-Led Team Learning model of teaching Organic Chemistry and GOB courses, and is currently studying the use of pedagogies developed in chemistry for humanities disciplines.

Last updated by maeowen on 01/06/2012