Forum Faculty

Shawn Boyne

Shawn Boyne joined the faculty in 2008. She has extensive experience living and studying abroad and brings that experience into the classroom in both her Comparative National Security Law and Cybercrime courses. At IU, she has pioneered the use of simulations to teach students how to respond to crises in real time. For her efforts in the classroom, she received the Trustee’s Teaching Award. Her 2009 simulation was featured in a public television documentary, "Tough Decisions" which won an Emmy Award for the Great Lakes Region. IUPUI chose to recognize that achievement by awarding Professor Boyne, Dr. Bill Foley, and Jim White  the IUPUI PEAR Award (Prestigious External Awards Recognition). She has also published research in the field of national security law and has presented that research at the University of Virginia, Temple University, as well as the Midwest Political Science Convention. She will be participating in the Institute for Humane Studies’ 2014 research seminar on "Law, Privacy, and the State." Professor Boyne is looking forward to hosting the school’s third simulation in the Fall of 2014.

William Foley

Dr. William A. Foley, Jr.  is on the faculty of Indiana University’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs at IUPUI,  teaching National Security, Homeland Security and Public Safety. He also works with National Security and Homeland Security exercises, and one he recently co-authored,  “Tough Decisions: Defending the Homeland” received an Emmy Award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in 2011. He recently published a chapter in Pandemic Planning and other journal articles. Foley worked with the Department of Homeland Security’s national level execise program from 2009 through 2011. Previously, he was Chief of Operational Plans for the Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS) and served an Indiana Plans Chief for Ardent Sentry/Northern Edge2007, then the nation’s largest Homeland Defense Exercise.

In 2005, Dr. Foley concluded an thirty-six years with the United States Army, both active and reserve. He was Director of Strategic Leadership at the United States Army War College and prior Chief of Operations,  Homeland Security, U.S. Army Forces Command and Weapons of Mass Destruction  Branch Chief there. For U.S. Northern Command he served as the Forces Command Joint Forces Land Component Command Operations Shift leader. Serving on the Initial Integrated Concept Team for all Homeland Defense Doctrine,  Dr. Foley  conrtibuted to the first seven publications post 9/11. He retired from the U.S. Army as a full Colonel and served in Vietnam, and received seventeen individual awards, four unit awards, and three badges.

Dr. Foley earned his Ph.D.from Indiana University Bloomington, which included PhD courses  at Harvard University, where he later served on the faculty there in American History. He also taught History at Boston University, Simmons College, and with the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library. In summers, he currently teaches American and Western European History at Marian University. He and his wife Mairin live in Indianapolis and have two children, two chilren in law, and eight grandchildren.

Tony Green

Tony Green, Chief Counsel for the Indiana Public Retirement System (INPRS), provides counsel on all legal matters and also acts as a corporate secretary to the Board of Trustees to the Indiana Public Retirement System - employing over 280 personnel with an annual budget of over $387 million. In addition to his duties at INPRS, Tony is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Indiana University Law School at Indianapolis where he teaches courses on Military Law and National Security and Defense.Prior to serving in his current capacity, Tony was engaged in private practice as an associate attorney for Barnes and Thornburg law firm. Tony's public service career also includes an extensive military background with the United States Air Force, Air Force Reserve and Indiana Air Guard as a Judge Advocate, an instructor pilot and an aircraft commander, among several posts he has held. He currently holds the rank of Colonel and is the State Judge Advocate for the Indiana Air Guard where he supervises five military attorneys. During his service history, Tony received five air medals for combat and combat support missions and seventeen military achievement awards.  He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Air Force Academy, an M.A. in Political Science from Ball State and his J.D. from the McKinney School of Law.

Jim White

Jim White joined SPEA IUPUI in 2002 as an adjunct professor and became a clinical lecturer in the public safety management program in 2006. He is a retired member of the Indiana State Police and former Deputy Director of the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy. Jim's extensive public safety background includes over 37 years of military service with duty in Iraq in 2004 and assignments as a security planner for the 1993 World University Games, the 1994 World Cup Championships, the 1995 World Rowing Championships, the 1996 Atlanta Centennial Olympics and the 2003 National Governor's Conference. Prior to joining the faculty, Jim served as the Director of Emergency Management for the City of Indianapolis and Marion County.