Forum Fellows

Thomas Lewis
Senior Lecturer, Media Arts & Science

C. Thomas Lewis is a senior lecturer in the School of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI where he has taught several film production courses since 2009. He is the recipient of a Trustees Teaching Award as well as funding from the New Frontiers in Arts & Humanities program and the Indiana Arts and Humanities Institute. He has produced several health-related films and projection-mapping installations that address issues of climate change, the virgin forests of Indiana, HIV in Kenya, and the opioid crisis in Indiana. His work has been exhibited at the Indiana State Museum, Gallery 924, and in film festivals in Indiana and around the world. When not teaching or filmmaking, Thomas enjoys cycling, gardening, traditional film photography, and learning Italian. Linktree

Meganne K. Masko
Associate Professor, Department of Music and Arts Technology

Meganne K. Masko, Ph.D., MT-BC/L, is an assistant professor, Forum Fellow, and director of the Music Therapy programs at IUPUI. She is also on faculty in the Daniel F. Evans Center for Spiritual and Religious Values in Healthcare at Indiana University Health. Dr. Masko’s work focuses on the role of music therapists in providing spiritual care as part of hospice and palliative care teams, the integration of music technology in music therapy undergraduate training, case based learning to teach clinical reasoning, anti-racist pedagogical practices in music therapy training, decolonizing STEAM education. She has a particular interest in applying Universal Design for Learning principles to foster liberation in the classroom. Dr. Masko regularly collaborates with colleagues in the community and across campus. She is the recipient of a Trustees Teaching Award and recently completed a Virtual Global Learning Fellowship through the Office of International Affairs. Dr. Masko was recognized by the Great Lakes Region of the American Music Therapy Association in 2022 for her contributions to the knowledge base of the profession related to anti-racist music therapy education and the integration of music technology in music therapy undergraduate training.

Former Fellows

  • André Buchenot, Associate Professor of English, School of Liberal Arts
  • Pamela Laucella, Associate Professor, Department of Journalism and Public Relations
  • Darrell Nickolson, Clinical Assistant Professor of Architectural Technology, Purdue School of Engineering & Technology
  • Aimee Zoller, Director and Lecturer, Sociology Degree Program; Coordinator, Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies