Our Team

Learn from some of the brightest minds in public policy

Students in the Civic Leaders Center have the opportunity to learn from some of the brightest minds in public policy. Each semester, students take courses with other Civic Leaders in smaller sections of popular general education courses currently taught at the O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs. 

Our Faculty

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Paul Helmke
Professor of Practice

 

phelmke@indiana.edu
(812) 855-2275
SPEA 447 and Briscoe A122
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Matthew Baggetta
Associate Professor

baggettm@indiana.edu
(812) 855-2783
SPEA 435
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John R. Karaagac
Senior Lecturer

jkaraaga@indiana.edu
(812) 855-0732
SPEA 429

Our Staff

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Rebecca Rosen
Assistant Director, Civic Leaders Center

rosenre@iu.edu
(812) 855-2242
Briscoe A122

By living in a community that encourages all its members to engage themselves with issues they are passionate about, I’m learning valuable skills that I can directly relate to my field of interest, African NGO work.

—Elisa Dickey, Wells Scholar who worked with a nonprofit and studied in Ghana for a year