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Dr. Jean Abshire selected as IU Mosaic Fellow23rd May 2019

Dr. Jean Abshire, associate professor of political science and international studies, has been selected as an Indiana University Mosaic Fellow. The Mosaic Initiative supports innovative classroom design, research and active learning in all IU classrooms. The goals of the Mosaic Initiative are to prepare faculty to teach in active learning classrooms, build a community of …

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IU Southeast faculty members receive Trustees Teaching Awards22nd May 2019

Eight IU Southeast faculty have received IU Trustees Teaching Awards for the 2018 calendar year. The IU Trustees Teaching Awards were first awarded in 2000-2001 to recognize and enhance excellent teaching, especially at the undergraduate level. The awards are open to tenured and tenure-track faculty, as well as full-time lecturers and clinical faculty primarily involved …

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Dr. Melissa Fry elected president of the Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology22nd May 2019

Dr. Melissa Fry, associate professor of sociology and director of the Applied Research in Education Center (AREC) has been elected president of the Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology (AACS). The AACS promotes applying social scientific knowledge and methods to develop constructive solutions in the real world. It provides members with educational, programmatic, mentoring, networking, …

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Student Conference celebrates endless curiosity and passion for discovery29th April 2019

The 2019 IU Southeast Student Conference concluded on Friday, April 19 with a luncheon and awards ceremony to recognize outstanding undergraduate and graduate research across all academic disciplines. This year’s conference boasted 300 students presenting 208 posters, papers and performances. There were 54 faculty mentors and 58 faculty and staff judges, along with 22 student …

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Japan experts talk peace, prosperity and partnership on International Power Hour12th March 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Two esteemed international experts were special guests on Horizon Radio’s International Power Hour, sharing their experience with and knowledge of Japanese-American relations with hosts Dr. Jean Abshire, associate professor of political science and international studies, and Dr. Cliff Staten, professor of political science and international studies.. The high-profile visitors were …

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IU Southeast students source inspiration at Indiana Latino Leadership Conference26th February 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Fourteen students attended the 2019 Indiana Latino Leadership Conference (ILLC) at IU Bloomington, accompanied by faculty members Dr. Veronica Medina and Dr. Jennifer Ortiz. The conference, now in its 20th year, cultivates the exchange of ideas, values and beliefs in order to promote scholarship, leadership, cultural awareness and community. The …

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Morgan Szabo ’14 receives YPAL/Business First “Rising Stars” Young Leaders award18th February 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Morgan Szabo ’14 has been awarded a 2019 Young Leaders Award from Louisville Business First and the Young Professionals Association of Louisville (YPAL). The award honors 20 rising stars in the early stages of their careers who demonstrate excellence in both their workplace and community.  Szabo, who majored in international …

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Faculty Innovator: Jean Abshire17th January 2019

Jean AbshireAssociate Professor of Political Science & International StudiesSchool of Social Sciences By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–There was always something on the wind for Jean Abshire. Something that called her to distant shores, peoples, languages, ways of thought. She responded to that call, visiting more than three dozen countries and devoting her career to …

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