Elaine Cooney

Elaine Cooney

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology
Chair, Department of Engineering Technology

Elaine Cooney has been a member of the School of Engineering and Technology Faculty since 1987.  In 2009, she was appointed Chair of the Department of Engineering and Technology.

Cooney has made a positive impact within the School of Engineering and Technology and at IUPUI as a whole.  Along with Ken Reid, she developed assessment rubrics for the School of Engineering and Technology.  She has also served as a mentor for the IUPUI Center for Research and Learning.  Cooney focuses her own research on radio frequency, and is the author of several articles and books on the subject.

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Last updated by maeowen on 05/17/2010

Lenore Tedesco, Ph.D.

Lenore Tedesco, Ph.D.

Director, Center on Earth and Environmental Science
Associate Professor of Geology

Lenore Tedesco, Ph.D. has been a member of the faculty of the Department of Geology since 1991.  In 1999, she became director of the Center on Earth and Environmental Science.  Tedesco also holds appointments as an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Schools of Informatics and Education.  She is a past associate chair of the Department of Geology and currently serves as program director of the Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science degree program.  Tedesco also coordinates interdisciplinary environmental research and education at IUPUI and develops and coordinates school-age programming initiatives for the Discovering the Science of the Environment initiative.

Last updated by maeowen on 01/26/2013

Joyce Mac Kinnon, EdD, PT

Dr. Joyce Mac Kinnon, EdD, PT

Associate Dean, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Professor of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

Joyce Mac Kinnon, EdD, PT is Professor and Associate Dean in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences.  She concentrates her research on evidence based medicine, therapeutic outcomes research, and assessment of student learning in higher education.  Mac Kinnon also serves as Director of Health Sciences Programs for the school.  She is a member of the IUPUI faculty council.  Mac Kinnon was formerly Interim Dean, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences.

Mac Kinnon recently obtained a Fulbright Senior Specialist Grant to consult with the Central University of Technology in South Africa.  She was previously an external consultant with the Central University of Technology, and will continue her efforts to help the university establish a culture centered on student learning and assessment.  She began serving as visiting professor in January 2010.  She holds a two-year appointment.

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Kathleen Marrs, Ph.D.

Kathleen Marrs, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biology
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Purdue School of Science at IUPUI
Director, UCASE: The Urban Center for the Advancement of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education

Kathleen Marrs, Ph.D. has been a member of the Department of Biology faculty since 1998.  She researches biology education and ways to reinforce lecture content to help students retain material.  Marrs also researches methods to help students develop the intellectual skill needed to understand scientific concepts and processes.

As Director of UCASE, Marrs works to obtain grants to help increase the number of STEM teachers in Indiana in high need school districts.  The program is a partnership between the School of Science and the School of Education.  Marrs was formerly Assistant Director.

Marrs is a 2008 winner of the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching.  She has received many other awards.

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Last updated by maeowen on 05/27/2010

Criteria

Criteria

 

The Women Creating Excellence exhibit committee used a two-fold approach to identify women for inclusion in this exhibit.  Nominations were solicited from the IUPUI community and research was conducted to identify influential IUPUI women, past and present.  A list of names was compiled and the committee made final selections utilizing the following criteria: 


• Women who have significantly affected IUPUI policies
• Women who impacted the mission/vision of IUPUI
• Women who developed, sustained, or significantly impacted a department, unit, school, or major at IUPUI
• Women who led an IUPUI school, department, or unit in an executive leadership capacity
• Women who led efforts to bring about major changes at IUPUI

Last updated by maeowen on 11/23/2014

Camille Broeker

Camille Broeker

Associate Vice Chancellor for Finance

 

As Associate Vice Chancellor for Finance, Camille Broeker works with IUPUI departments and schools to create budgets and administer finances.  She was formerly the Director of Campus Budget and Financial Operations.  As Associate Vice Chancellor, Broeker serves on many campus finance committees.  She is a member of the Faculty Council Budgetary Affairs Committee.  She has also served as a member of the Responsibility Center Management Action Team, a committee created to review and improve options for budgetary planning for academic units and propose courses of action.

Broeker is the department Safeword Coordinator for the Department of Finance and Administration.  She has also served as a campus representative for the NCAA Division 1 Athletics Certification Steering Committee and served on the Multicultural Center Implementation Committee.

 

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Last updated by maeowen on 11/23/2014

Sherry Queener, Ph.D.

Sherry Queener, Ph.D.

Associate Dean Indiana University Graduate School at IUPUI
Director of Indiana University Graduate School at IUPUI
Professor of Pharmacology

Sherry Queener, Ph.D. is an Associate Dean and director of the Indiana University Graduate School at IUPUI.  She is responsible for working with faculty to review and develop graduate programs, courses, and procedures.  Queener also chairs the Graduate Affairs Committee.  She is a member of the IUPUI Behavioral Consultation Team.

Queener is a professor in the Department of Pharmacology at IU School of Medicine.  She researches the interaction of drugs with pathogenic organisms.

 

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Last updated by maeowen on 12/02/2011

Marilyn Irwin, Ph.D.

Marilyn Irwin, Ph.D.

Executive Associate Director School of Library and Information Science, Indianapolis
Associate Professor of Library and Information Science

Marilyn Irwin, Ph.D. has been an associate professor at Indiana University since 1998.  She joined the faculty at the Indianapolis division of the School of Library and Information Science in 2002.  From 1993 to 1998, she served as a librarian for IU Libraries.  Irwin has been the Executive Associate Director of the Indianapolis division of the School of Library and Information Science since 2007.  She oversees the daily administrative functions of the school.

Last updated by maeowen on 11/23/2014

Kathy Johnson, Ph.D.

Kathy Johnson, Ph.D.

 

Professor of Psychology

Dean of University College

Chair, Department of Psychology

Director of Cognitive Learning Laboratory

 

 

Kathy Johnson, Ph.D. has been a member of the faculty at IUPUI since 1993. She has been serving as department chair for the Department of Psychology since 2008 and in 2011 became the first woman Dean of University College. Johnson researches language and cognitive development of infants and young children. She has directed the Cognitive Learning Laboratory at IUPUI since 1994. She also coordinates life span development courses for the Department of Psychology.

Last updated by andjsmit on 01/11/2013

IUSM Women's Advisory Council

Indiana University School of Medicine Women's Advisory Council

The Indiana University School of Medicine recognizes the need to recruit, retain, and advance the best faculty to achieve its strategic goals and to accomplish our tripartite mission. The IUSM Women's Advisory Council, established in 2006, provides a critical advisory role for the School's efforts to create a culture where we can recruit and retain the best talent, and where all members of the IUSM community can thrive.

The Inaugural Chair of the Women's Advisory Council was Karen West, MD who served from 2006 to 2007. Drs. Susan Cordes and Mary Dankoski are the current co-chairs, and as of 2009/2010, the Council has grown to 39 appointed members.

Priorities of the Council include:

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