Faculty and Staff

Shannon Alderman, Law Enforcement Liaison
Institute for Legal, Legislative & Policy Studies
Phone: (217) 557-6670
Email: shannon.alderman@illinois.gov

Ronda Anders, Paralegal Assistant
Illinois Innocence Project®
Institute for Legal, Legislative and & Policy Studies
Phone: (217) 206-6569
Email: rande8@uis.edu

Kris Boyer, B.A., Research Data Analyst
Institute for Legal, Legislative & Policy Studies
Phone: (217) 557-0795 Fax: (217) 558-0141
Email: kris.boyer@illinois.gov

Beverly Bunch, Ph.D., Professor
Public Administration
Institute for Legal, Legislative & Policy Studies
Phone: (217) 206-6080 Fax: (217) 206-7397
Email: Bunch.Beverly@uis.edu

Patricia Byrnes, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Public Administration
Institute for Legal, Legislative & Policy Studies
Phone: (217) 206-7783 Fax: (217) 206-7397
Email: Byrnes.Patricia@uis.edu

Larry Golden, Ph.D., Director
Illinois Innocence Project®
Institute for Legal, Legislative & Policy Studies
Phone: (217) 206-7885
Email: lgold1@uis.edu

John Hanlon J.D., Legal Director
Illinois Innocence Project®
Institute for Legal, Legislative & Policy Studies
Phone: (217) 206-8558
Email: jhanl2@uis.edu

Lorena Johnson, M.A., M.P.A., Program Director
Certified Public Manager Program of Illinois
Institute for Legal, Legislative & Policy Studies
Phone: (217) 206 -6079 Fax: (217) 206-7397
Email: ljohn04s@uis.edu

Gwen Jordan, J.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Legal Studies / Illinois Innocence Project®
Institute for Legal, Legislative & Policy Studies
Phone: (217) 206-8520 Fax: (217) 206-7397
Email: gjorda2@uis.edu

Lauren Kaeseberg, J.D., Visiting Staff Attorney
Illinois Innocence Project®
Institute for Legal, Legislative & Policy Studies
Phone: (217) 206-6569
Email: lkaes2@uis.edu

Corey Lange, M.S., Visiting Research Project Coordinator
Institute for Legal, Legislative and Policy Studies
Phone: (217) 206-8179 Fax: (217) 206-7397
Email: clang8@uis.edu

Betsy Goulet, D.P.A, Visiting Research and Curriculum Designer/Visiting Instructor
Public Administration
Institute for Legal, Legislative & Policy Studies
Phone: (217) 206-8523 Fax: (217) 206-7397
Email: bgoul2@uis.edu

Martin D. Martsch, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Social Work
Institute for Legal, Legislative & Policy Studies
Phone: (217) 206-7571 Fax: (217) 206-7571
Email: mmart2@uis.edu

Katy Owen, Office Support Specialist
Institute for Legal, Legislative & Policy Studies
Phone: (217) 206-6050 Fax: (217) 206-7397
Email: kowen6@uis.edu

David Racine, Ph.D., Director
Institute for Legal, Legislative & Policy Studies
Phone: (217) 206-8417 Fax: (217) 206-7397
Email: draci2@uis.edu

Kent Redfield, Ph.D., Professor/Research Fellow
Political Studies
Institute for Legal, Legislative & Policy Studies
Phone: (217) 206-6572 Fax: (217) 206-7397
Email: kredf1@uis.edu

Gary W. Reinbold, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Public Administration
Institute for Legal, Legislative & Policy Studies
Phone: (217) 206-8568 Fax: (217) 206-7397
Email: grein3@uis.edu

Michele Sapp, M.A., Administrative Specialist
Institute for Legal, Legislative & Policy Studies
Phone: (217) 206-7987 Fax: (217) 206-7397
Email: msapp1@uis.edu

Elizabeth Thai, Office Support Specialist
Institute for Legal, Legislative & Policy Studies
Phone: (217) 206-7990 Fax: (217) 206-7397
Email:  ethai2@uis.edu

John Transue, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Political Studies
Institute for Legal, Legislative & Policy Studies
Phone: (217) 206- 8383 Fax: (217) 206-7397
Email: jtran8@uis.edu

Barbara Van Dyke-Brown, M.S.S.W., Program Director  
Legislative Internship and Advocacy Programs
Institute for Legal, Legislative & Policy Studies
Phone: (217) 206-6579 Fax: (217) 206-7397
Email: bvand1@uis.edu