Adjuncts and Lecturers

NAME

EDUCATION AND CONTACT INFORMATION

AREAS OF INTEREST
AND EXPERTISE

Robert Bingham
Robert Bingham

Robert Bingham
B.A., Wake Forest University, (Sociology, Anthropology) 1970
M.S.S., Bryn Mawr College, (Clinical Social Work), 1976
Adjunct Instructor

rlbing48@gmail.com
(812) 856-6049
Sycamore Hall, Room 303B

Robert Bingham is Chief Probation Officer for Marion Superior Court since 2000.  He has 38 years of probation experience in Pennsylvania, Illinois, Michigan, and Indiana, and has been Chief Probation Officer since 1979 specializing in outside intervention and reform.
Charles Cohen
Charles Cohen

Charles Cohen
M.B.A ,Indiana Wesleyan University - Marion, Indiana, 2000
Adjunct Instructor

clcohen@indiana.edu
(812) 856-6049
Sycamore Hall, Room 303B

Charles Cohen is a Lieutenant serving the Indiana State Police, where he has been employed since 1994.  He is currently the Commander of the Special Investigations and Criminal Intelligence Sections.  In this capacity, Lt. Cohen is responsible for the cyber crime, white collar crime, vehicle crime, and crimes against children units along with overseeing the department’s overt and covert criminal intelligence function. 

Steven DeBrota
Steven D. DeBrota

Steven DeBrota
B.S., Butler University (Physics and Political Science, with highest honors, magna cum laude), 1986
J.D., Indiana University School of Law-Bloomington (magna cum laude), 1989
Adjunct Instructor

sdebrota@indiana.edu
(812) 856-6049
Sycamore Hall, Room 303B

Steve DeBrota has worked as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Indianapolis since 1991.  He is the Project Safe Childhood Coordinator, the Chairperson of the Indiana Environmental Crimes Task Force, and the Computer Hacking and Intellectual Property Coordinator.  He is an expert in computer crimes, computer forensic evidence, complex white collar crimes, environmental crimes, crimes against children, and internet-related crimes. 

Mary Ellen Diekhoff
Mary Ellen Diekhoff

Mary Ellen Diekhoff
B.A., Valparaiso University, (Sociology)
J.D. Indiana University
Adjunct Instructor

diekhoff@indiana.edu
(812) 856-6049
Sycamore Hall, Room 303B

Mary Ellen Diekhoff was a deputy prosecutor for sixteen years in Monroe County, Indiana.
She is currently a Circuit Court judge in Monroe County, presiding over Circuit V, handling criminal cases.

Head
Teresa D. Harper

Teresa D. Harper
B.S. Indiana University Purdue University at Indianapolis (Psychology)
J.D. Indiana University

tdharper@indiana.edu
(812) 856-6049
Sycamore Hall, Room 303B

Teresa D Harper was elected Judge of the Monroe Circuit Court in 2006; she presides over criminal cases and is the presiding judge of the Monroe Circuit Courts.  Previously, she clerked for the Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice, Richard M. Givan; served as the Assistant Chief Deputy of the Indiana State Public Defender’s Office; served as the Director of Training for the Indiana Public Defender Council and designed and directed legal training for the National Legal Aid and Defender Organization and the National Consortium for Death Penalty Training while in private practice.

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Head
William Head

William Head
Ph.D. SUNY – Albany
(Criminal Justice)
Senior Lecturer

bhead@indiana.edu
(812) 855-6434
Sycamore Hall, Room 303A

Research Interests: Administration of Justice, crime and popular culture, private security, crime and public policy.

Kane
Stephanie Kane

Stephanie Kane
Ph.D., University of Texas (Anthropology)
Professor of International Studies & Adjunct Professor of Criminal Justice

stkane@indiana.edu
(812) 855-0896
Sycamore Hall, Room 305

Water: political ecology/cultural politics, infrastructure, decision making and disaster, social and environmental justice; multi-sited ethnographic fieldwork in Latin America and Asia; writing creative non-fiction

Helen Levesque
Helen Levesque

Helen Levesque
Ph.D., University of Chicago, (Psychology - Human Development)
Adjunct Instructor

hlevesqu@indiana.edu
(812) 856-1210
Sycamore Hall, Room 308

Research Interests:
Children's rights, gender and social class. 

" One of the things I most enjoy about teaching statistics is that it gives me the opportunity to provide a good experience with math to students who are afraid of math or who have had bad experiences with math classes."

Richard Lippke
Tim Morrison

Tim Morrison
A.B., Indiana University (Political Science), 1971
J.D., Indiana University School of Law-Bloomington, 1974

timmorri@indiana.edu
(812) 856-6049
Sycamore Hall, Room 303B

Tim Morrison retired from the US Attorney’s Office in Indianapolis in 2011 after 23 years of service.  He litigated violent crime, firearms, public corruption, white collar and national security cases.  He also served as interim United States Attorney for nearly five of those years.     Morrison previously worked in both Marion and Monroe County as a supervising deputy prosecuting attorney, where he experienced the full range of state prosecutions, from misdemeanors to death penalty, homicide, and sexual assault cases.

Parnell
Philip C. Parnell

Philip C. Parnell
Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley (Anthropology)
Associate Professor of International Studies & Adjunct Associate Professor of Criminal Justice

parnell@indiana.edu
(812) 855-1198
Sycamore Hall, Room 306

Law and crime in society and culture; cross-cultural studies; law, crime and social change; disputing; the state; violence.

Youngcourt
Lorinda Youngcourt

Lorinda Youngcourt
B.A., Indiana University (Criminal Justice) 1985
J.D., Indiana University School of Law-Indianapolis 1988
Adjunt Instructor

lomeyoun@indiana.edu
(812) 856-6049
Sycamore Hall, Room 303B

Lorinda Youngcourt is the Chief Public Defender of Lawrence County and chair of the Indiana Public Defender Council.  Nationally, she teaches practicing lawyers criminal trial skills.  She is actively involved in system development for the provision of indigent defense, problem solving courts, and research and development of quality control tools for public defender systems.  Prior to working in Lawrence County, she spent 22 years representing clients charged with and sentenced to death in Indiana and the federal courts.


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