History and social sciences faculty

  • Pierre Atlas, Ph.D.
    Pierre Atlas, Ph.D.
    Professor of Political Science
    Director of The Richard G. Lugar Franciscan Center for Global Studies
    (317) 955-6336
    Marian Hall
  • Pierre Atlas, Ph.D.
    Wesley Bishop, M.A.
    Visiting Professor of History
    Marian Hall, Room 307D
  • Michael Brewster-Wray, Ph.D.
    Michael Brewster-Wray, Ph.D.
    Adjunct Assistant of Anthropology
    (317) 955-6583
    Marian Hall
  • Bruther
    Betty Bruther, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of History
    (317) 955-6703
    Marian Hall
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    Adrianna Ernstberger
    Assistant Professor in History
  • Holly Gastineau-Grimes, Ph.D.
    Holly Gastineau-Grimes, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of Political Science
    (317) 955-6576
    Marian Hall
  • Johnny Goldfinger
    Johnny Goldfinger, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor of Political Science
    (317) 955-6569
    Marian Hall
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    Deeb Kitchen, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor in Sociology
    Director, Peace and Justice Studies Program
    (317) 955-6027
    Marian Hall, Room 307
  • Amber Nelson
    Amber Nelson, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of Sociology
    (317) 955-6228
    Marian Hall
  • Bessie Rigakos, Ph.D.
    Bessie Rigakos, Ph.D.
    Department Chair
    Assistant Professor of Sociology
    (317) 955-6143
    Marian Hall
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