Dr. Linda Chen is serving as Interim Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. She has been at IU South Bend since 1991 beginning as a faculty member in Political Science with a focus on Latin American politics and comparative political development. She has published on Latin American corporatism and regime change. She has served as chair of the Political Science Department, interim chair of the Foreign Languages Department, interim Director of the Women’s Studies Program, and director of the Master of Public Affairs Program. Her previous appointment was as Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Dean of Undergraduate Studies.