Indiana University East is pleased to welcome new faculty members to the School of Humanities and Social Sciences.
Linsay Cramer, assistant professor of communication studies, received her Ph.D. in Media and Communication from Bowling Green State University. She also attended Western Michigan University where she received her Master of Arts in Communication Studies and her Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Communication and Comparative Religion with a Minor and National Certification in Non-profit Leadership.
Her research interests include critical intercultural communication, critical rhetoric, whiteness studies, sport, intersections of race and gender and critical pedagogies.
Previously, she was an instructor and a graduate research assistant at Bowling Green State University in the School of Media and Communication.
Cramer has most recently published articles in Communication Studies, Communication Education and The Forensic. She has presented at the National Communication Association and the Central States Communication Association.
Joseph Kameen, visiting lecturer in fine arts, will be at IU East for the fall semester. He received his Master in Fine Arts from Indiana University. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting and a B.F.A. in Sculpture from Boston University.
Previously, Kameen was a future faculty teaching fellow at Butler University. He has also been an instructor at IU.
His work has most recently been on exhibit as part of a digital exhibition for NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Probe, the IU Bloomington MFA Show in New York, The Painting Center in New York, The Blueline Gallery in Bloomington, and a solo exhibit at the IU Art Museum.
David Kim, lecturer in criminal justice, received his Master of Arts in Criminal Justice and his Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice with a Minor in Political Science from Washington State University.
Previously, he was an online lecturer for the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Arizona State University.
Kim has also been an adjunct lecturer and research assistant for the Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice at the University of New Haven in Connecticut.
His research interests include comparative policing, citizens’ perception of the police, community policing, police discretion, community and crime, and fear of crime.
Kim has presented at Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Meeting and the Annual Meeting of American Society of Criminology. His work has been published in Police Practice and Research: An International Journal. He is a member of the American Society of Criminology and the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.
Carrie Mier, assistant professor of criminal justice, received her Ph.D. in Criminology and her Master of Science in Criminology from Florida State University.
She received her Bachelor of Science in Public Affairs and Criminal Justice with a Minor in Psychology from Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne.
Her research interests include drug use, drug policy, drug trends and drug issues; risk, protection and resilience factors for drugs and crime; prevention and treatment for drugs and crime; violence and victimization/ victim-offender overlap; media representation of crime, drug use, and criminal justice system; legal and sentencing trends for drugs and drug-related crime; and criminal justice/criminology education and learning.
Previously, Mier was an undergraduate and distance-learning advisor for the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Florida State University.
She has been published in Crime & Delinquency. She has presented at the American Society of Criminology (ASC) conference.
Andrea Quenette, assistant professor of communication studies, received her Ph.D. in Communication from Ohio State University.
She received her Master of Science in Mass Communication and her Bachelor of Science in Mass Communication from North Dakota State University.
Previously, she was an assistant professor and basic course director for the Department of Communication Studies at the University of Kansas.
Formerly, Quenette was a graduate fellow and assistant at Ohio State and an instructor at the University of Wisconsin at Oshkosh.
Her work has been published most recently in the Journal of Communication and Merrill-Palmer Quarterly. Quenette is a journal reviewer for Political Communication, Journal of Communication, Communication Research, Mass Communication and Society, and for International Journal of Press/Politics. She has presented at the National Communication Association (NCA) annual conference and the Lawrence Film Festival.
Travis Rountree, assistant professor of English and the director of the Writing Program, received his Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition from the University of Louisville. M.A. in English with an Appalachian Studies Certificate from Appalachian State University and a Bachelor of Arts in English with an American Studies Minor from James Madison University.
Previously, Rountree worked at the University of Louisville, Appalachian State University and Caldwell Community College.
He has had work published in the North Carolina Folklore Journal and the Appalachian Journal. He has presented most recently at the Conference on College Composition and Communication.
Rountree serves as the treasurer for the Appalachian Studies Association.
Marc Wolf, visiting lecturer in anthropology and he is the archaeology field site coordinator. He received his Master of Arts in Archaeology from Boston University. He is a Ph.D. candidate in Mesoamerican Archeology from the City University of New York Graduate Center.
Wolf received his Certification in Geographic Information Systems from Hunter College in New York, and his B.A. in English and a B.A. in Anthropology from New York University.
Previously, he has been an adjunct professor of anthropology at Brooklyn College. He formerly was an adjunct professor at Lehman College and the director of survey/mapping of the Maya archaeological site of the Salinas de las Nueve Cerros Archaeological Project in Guatemala.
He specializes in archaeology, surveying, anthropology, cartography, GIS, GPS and other settlement pattern and landscape anaylysis.
Wolf has most recently presented at the American Anthropolgical Association. He is a member of the Society for American Archaeology, American Anthropological Association and the Register of Professional Archaeologists.