Faculty Spotlights

Kosali Simon

August 29, 2017

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An economist, a nationally known expert on health policy, and a mother of six, Kosali Simon is now turning her expertise toward studying opioid misuse and economic trends.

Jiangmei Wu

February 6, 2017

Jiangmei Wu, assistant professor in the School of Art + Design, creates beautiful structures by folding pieces of paper and using advanced digital design techniques.

Sameer Patil

November 28, 2016

An informatics privacy and security expert earns three federal patents to strengthen user control in the ‘app economy’

Richard Bauman

November 17, 2016

Bauman, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of folklore and ethnomusicology, is recognized for his great intellectual contributions to anthropology and to IU.

Dean Lueck

September 28, 2016

New program director at the Ostrom Workshop will use governance as a lens to understand and address societal problems

Anya Peterson Royce

September 7, 2016

Recognizing her scholarly contributions over the past 49 years, Royce recently received the Medal of the Zapotec People, the first non-Mexican recipient of the honor.

Anke Birkenmaier

April 13, 2016

A Latin American specialist, Birkenmaier values the interdisciplinary collaboration that comes with directing IU Bloomington’s Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

Rebecca Spang

February 10, 2016

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Rebecca Spang studies the history of money, especially the ways that money is both concrete and abstract, and has the value that people agree to give it.

David Haberman

January 20, 2016

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A lifelong student of religious traditions, IU professor David Haberman seeks to helps us shift the lenses we use to view other cultures.

Lee Alston

November 17, 2015

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Lee Alston brings expertise in studying the interactions between institutions and economics to his role as director of the Ostrom Workshop.