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Core Curriculum

Directors & Coordinators


James McGrath, Ph.D., Faculty Director, Core Curriculum

Robin Turner, Ph.D., Director, Social Justice and Diversity

Bill Watts, Ph.D., Co-Director, First-Year Seminar

Angela Hofstetter, Ph.D., Co-Director, First-Year Seminar

Lee Garver, Ph.D., Director, Global and Historical Studies

Janis Crawford, Ph.D., Director, Speaking Across the Curriculum

Donald Braid, Ph.D., Director, Center for Citizenship and Community—Indianapolis Community Requirement


Area Coordinators

Karen Holmes, Ph.D., Analytic Reasoning

John Esteb, Ph.D., The Natural World

David Murray, Ph.D., Perspectives in the Creative Arts

Mindy Welch, Ph.D., Physical Well Being

Greg Shufeldt, Ph.D., The Social World

Lynne Kvapil, Ph.D., Texts & Ideas



Jason Head, Core Curriculum Program Coordinator


New Area Coordinators Beginning June 2018

Elizabeth Davis, Ph.D., The Natural World

Brynnar Swenson, Ph.D., Texts & Ideas

Sunny Hawkins, Ph.D., Writing Across the Curriculum

J. Rocky Colavito, Ph.D., Perspectives in the Creative Arts

Sholeh Shahrokhi, Ph.D., Global & Historical Studies


For more information on these positions, please visit the Core Position Descriptions FAQ.