Assistant Dean Lupton joined the IUPUI public affairs faculty in 2010 after a legal career that included work in the public and private sectors. She also served as a member of adjunct faculty at the IU School of Law in Indianapolis. She is a candidate for a Ph.D. in Philanthropic Studies. Her research focuses on health philanthropy and the connections between philanthropic institutions and the state.

  • Ph.D. Candidate, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
  • J.D., Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis, 1991
  • B.A., English, DePauw University, 1988

Professional Experience

  • Attorney at Law, Baker & Daniels, Indianapolis, 1997-2010
  • Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis, Adjunct Faculty
  • Deputy Attorney General, Office of the Indiana Attorney General, 1992-1997
  • Indiana Supreme Court Law Clerk, 1991-1992


  • Outstanding Performance Awards for Graduate Teaching, SPEA (2009, 2009)
  • Jaguars' Favorite Professor, Honoree
  • Charles Whistler Pro Bono Publico Award (2007)
  • Indiana Supreme Court Committee on Character and Fitness Member

Selected Intellectual Contributions