Our Faculty

A community of excellence

As IU’s Principles of Excellence recognize, a great university must do a great many things very well. Many of those great things emerge from the outstanding researchers, scholars, writers, and creative artists who make up our university’s faculty across the state. Explore this page to learn about some recent faculty accomplishments, and learn more about the history of IU faculty honors and awards.

Faculty research profiles

Understanding anti-Asian bias on social media

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, hatred and xenophobia toward Asians has been on the rise. With support from IU's Racial Justice Research Fund, a researcher at IU East is studying racially charged social media content to develop interventions aimed at minimizing the harmful effects of such divisive conversations.

Learn more about Sanga Song's work

Student, faculty partner on wood frog research

Working together in the lab, IU Kokomo Professor Michael Finkler and student Raheal Takwe studied differences in body composition between male and female wood frogs, which are known for their ability to survive freezing.



Learn more about Fisher's and Takwe's work

Making research experiences accessible to undergrads

IU Northwest professor Jenny Fisher works hard to put meaningful research assistantships within the reach of undergraduates.




Learn more about Jenny Fisher's work

Transforming art through technology

Assistant Professor Susanna Crum is expanding the artist's toolbox using 21st century computer-driven tools.





Learn more about Susanna Crum's work

Improving cancer diagnoses, treatments

IUPUI nursing professor Diane Von Ah recently served on a National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine committee which has released a comprehensive report on the diagnosis and treatment of breast and lung cancers.

Learn more about the report

Top trending author in nanotechnology in the world

IUPUI researcher Babak Anasori, assistant professor in the Department Mechanical and Energy Engineering, is among the top five trending authors in nanotechnology (2019 and 2020) and materials science (2019), as identified by Microsoft Academic.


Read more about Anasori