College of Arts and Sciences


Luce, Teri, Secretary
Liberal Arts (LA) Building Room 209
Phone: 260-481-6686
Fax: 260-481-6985

Full-Time Faculty

Bartky, Elliot M., Associate Professor
Phone: 260-481-6690
Office: LA 213
Office Hours:

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

Downs, Andrew
, Associate Professor picture of Andrew Downs
Director of the Mike Downs Center for Indiana Politics
Office: LA 221
Office Hours: Mondays 5:00 - 6:00 PM, Wednesdays 8:00 - 9:00 AM
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
LA 211
Office Hours: 
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: Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays 4:30 - 5:30 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 Toole
Toole, James G.
Associate Professor
Office: LA 215
Office Hours: Tuesdays 10:15 - 11:45 AM & 1:00 - 2:30 PM
Phone: 260-481-6885

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

Ulmschneider, Georgia Wralstad,
Associate Professor and Campus Pre-Law Advisor
Office: LA 219
Office Hours: By appointment
Phone: 260-481-6687

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

Wolf, Michael R.,
 Professor and Chair 
LA 217
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)
Mike Downs Center

Part-Time Faculty

Stier, Brian

Brian Stier (Family Law) received his J.D. from Western Michigan University's Thomas M. Cooley law School in 1984.