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O’Neill professor accepts leadership role after interim stint

Jeremy Carter has accepted the position of executive associate dean in the O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs at IUPUI.

He had been serving in the role in an interim capacity since 2021. His official appointment began Feb. 1.

“Jeremy has served the O’Neill School in Indianapolis with great energy since becoming interim EAD in 2021,” said Siân Mooney, dean of the O’Neill School. “His drive, his energy, his experience and his understanding of our student needs make him the perfect person to strengthen our urban presence and the O’Neill school’s future contributions to Indiana and the nation.”

Jeremy Carter Carter joined O’Neill in 2013 as an assistant professor; he was promoted to associate professor in 2017 and professor in 2022. From 2017 to 2021, he also served as O’Neill IUPUI’s director of criminal justice and public safety and director of research.

“I am honored and delighted to serve the O’Neill School and Indianapolis campus as the executive associate dean,” Carter said. “The position provides me the opportunity to support and work alongside a truly dedicated and talented group of faculty and staff who are focused on advancing the social good through innovative research, developing current and future leaders, and have an unwavering commitment to our students and the broader community.

“This position is truly unique, and I appreciate the many people who have placed their trust in me to lead a school with such an important mission.”

Carter’s primary research interests are in policing, law enforcement intelligence, crime analysis, criminal justice technology and evidence-based policy. He has served as the principal investigator on several government-funded projects and was chair of the Standing Scientific Review Panel for the U.S. Department of Justice.

He earned his bachelor’s degree, master’s degree and Ph.D. in criminal justice from Michigan State University.