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|Name||Campus||School/Department||Area of Expertise|
|IU Bloomington||Departments of English/Religion/Medieval Studies||Medieval literature, Arthurian romance, Geoffrey Chaucer's poetry, histories and theories of innovation, representations of war in medieval literature, medieval narrative poetry, the use of medieval symbols in contemporary politics, the pertinence of traditional cultures to innovation, intercultural and inter-religious relations in the Middle Ages.|
|IU Bloomington||Department of Biology||Plant molecular biology, genetically modified organisms, GMOs, agriculture, food security, plant disease, plant breeding, basic research, electron microscopy.|
|IU Bloomington||Department of History||19th- and 20th-century Italian social and cultural history: fascism; children; smoking; food.|
|IU Bloomington||Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies||Constitutional democracy, Iraqi politics, processes of building legal and political institutions in countries in transition from dictatorship to democracy.|
|IUPUI||IU School of Medicine||Hypoxia, oxygen-sensing, noncoding RNAs, cancer biology.|
|IU Bloomington||College of Arts and Sciences /Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology, Department of Anthropology||Museums, museums in society, material culture (things, objects, architecture, etc.), heritage and heritage policy, cultural property, intellectual property, repatriation, cultural change, ritual, ceremony, festival, performance, folklore, folklife, cultural anthropology, social anthropology, folklore studies, ethnology, museum anthropology, ethnography, publishing, scholarly publishing, open access, scholarly journals, China, United States, indigenous peoples, Native America, revitalization, graduate education, alt-metrics.|
|IUPUI||School of Education/Urban Teacher Education||Culturally relevant/sustaining pedagogies, teaching for social justice, teachers of color, Black women educators and faculty, educating Black children, Freedom Schools.|
|IUPUC||Division of Science||Awards: competitive research grants; general biology, ecology, zoology, entomology, freshwater environments, biological systematics, field studies, evolution, Mayflies of the world (Ephemeroptera); student awards: undergraduate research; sustainability: environmental monitoring.|
|IU Bloomington||Department of Intelligent Systems Engineering||Soft materials, self-assembly, molecular dynamics simulations, charged soft matter, nanoscale biostructures.|
|IUPUI||School of Engineering and Technology, Department of Computer and Information Technology||Online learning, distance education, blended learning, learning management systems (LMS), social learning, learning technology.|
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