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Karl Besel, Ph. D.

Karl Besel, Ph. D.

Assistant Dean and Professor


Dunes Medical / Professional Building 2106

(219) 980-6554

Office Hours

By Appointment


Edited Books

Besel, K, and Williams, C. (2016). Passing the Torch: Planning for the Next Generation of Public-Service Leaders. The University of Arkansas Press.

Besel, K., and Andreescu, V. (2013).  Back to the Future: The Rise of Neotraditionalism in Urban Planning. University Press of America.

Current Publications

Bradley, T., Besel, K., and Padgett, R. (2014). The role of nonprofits and Latino political mobilization. Indiana Political Science Journal. Volume 14.

Besel, K. and Nur, Y. (2013). A comparative study of entrepreneurship in new urbanist communities. Journal of the Indiana Academy for the Social Sciences. 16(1).

Besel, K., Bradley, T., and Bielefeld, W. (2013). The road to God knows where: sustaining Northern Ireland NGOs in a post agreement world. Journal of the Indiana Academy for the Social Sciences. 16(1). 

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