College of Arts and Sciences


Luce, Teri, Secretary
LA209 (formerly CM209)
Phone: 260-481-6686
Fax: 260-481-6985
Contact: Teri Luce

Full-Time Faculty

Bartky, Elliot M., Associate Professor
Phone: 260-481-6690
Office: LA213
Office Hours:
No Hours, On Sabbatical Fall 2015

Elliot M. Bartky (Presidency; Religion and Politics; Political Philosophy) received his Ph.D. from Rutgers University in 1983.

picture of Andrew DownsDowns, Andrew, Associate Professor 
Director of the Mike Downs Center for Indiana Politics
Office: LA221
Office Hours: M 4:30 - 5:30 PM
Phone: 260-481-6691

Andrew Downs (Indiana Politics; Public Policy) received his Ph.D. from the University of Notre Dame in 2004. 

Lutz, James M., Professor and Chair 
Office Hours:  MWF 12:00 - 1:15 PM, F 1:15 - 2:00 PM
Phone: 260-481-6688

James M. Lutz (Comparative Politics; Middle Eastern Politics; Quantitative Analysis) received his Ph.D. from the University of Texas in 1975.

Ortsey, Craig G, Continuing Lecturer
Office: LA 214B
Office Hours: TR - 1:30 - 2:45 PM, W - 2:00 - 3:30 PM
Phone: 260-481-6955

Craig Ortsey (Comparative Politics, Public Policy, European Union) received his Ph.D. from Indiana University in 2010.  

picture of James TooleToole, James G.Associate Professor
Office: LA215
Office Hours: TR 2:45 - 3:45PM
Phone: 260-481-6885

Professor Toole's Web site

James G. Toole (Comparative Politics, International Relations, Eastern Europe) received his Ph.D. from Brandeis University in 2000. 

Ulmschneider, Georgia Wralstad, Associate Professor and
Pre-Law Advisor
Office: LA219
Office Hours: No Hours, On Leave Fall 2015 from teaching, Campus Pre-Law Advising is available by appointment, please email to schedule.
Phone: 260-481-6687

Georgia Wralstad Ulmschneider (Civil Liberties; First Amendment; Constitutional Law) received her J.D. from Washington University in 1978.

Wolf, Michael R., Associate Professor
Office Hours:


Michael R. Wolf (American Politics; Congress; Voting Behavior, Comparative Electoral Behavior) received his Ph.D. from Indiana University in 2002.  

Mike Downs Center for Indiana Politics

Downs, Andrew, Associate Professor and Director (Ph.D., Notre Dame, 2004) Indiana Politics, Public Policy
Mike Downs Center

Part-Time Faculty

Hey, Thomas (ABD, Indiana) American Politics

Kolbe, David C. (J.D., Valparaiso, 1981) American Politics

Nowling, Michael R. (M.A., Indiana, 1977) American Politics

Stier, Brian (J.D., Thomas M. Cooley, 1984) Family Law