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College of Arts and Sciences


Associate Professor,

Director, Office of Academic Affairs University Research and Innovation

Office: Science Building SB 342

Phone: 260-481-6567


University Research and Innovation Website  


  • Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis,  B.S.
  • Indiana University School of Dentistry, MSD
  • Lynn University, Ph.D.



Dr. Kracher (pron. Crocker) is an Oral Biologist. She is the Director of the Institute for Research, Scholarship, and Creative Endeavors in the Office of Academic Affairs at Purdue University Fort Wayne, as well as mentoring and teaching the Pre-Dentistry, Pre-Medicine, and Pre-Pharmacy students in the Department of Biology.