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James  Shea

James Shea

Senior Director of Planning and Communications

Contact Information
(812) 856-6091
Informatics East 210B


  • B.S. in Psychology at Indiana University
  • M.S. in Educational Psychology at Indiana University


James Shea is Director of Planning for the School of Informatics. Shea has developed programs for Baxter, Lilly, Roche Diagnostics, Morgan Hospital, Cummins, General Motors, Authorhouse, AIT, The Villages, and The Center for Occupational Research and Development. He has also worked with many local school systems and all 50 State Education Agencies as well as the Territory of Guam. He was previously Director of Professional Development Programs for IU Bloomington Continuing Studies.

Research Areas

  • Economic and workforce development
  • Program evaluation
  • Return on investment (ROI) studies
  • Strategic planning