Laura Littlepage

Clinical Associate Professor

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Curriculum Vitae


  • M.P.A., Urban Public Policy, New York University, 1982
  • B.S., Public Affairs, Indiana University, 1980


Laura Littlepage, full time with O'Neill Bloomington since 2018, joined O'Neill at IUPUI and the Public Policy Institute in 1992. She is currently the campus director of the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance. In addition, she is an affiliate faculty member of the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.

Littlepage's professional experience includes being a senior researcher with the IU Public Policy Institute from 2000-2018, the administrative director for the Methodist Research Institute from 1999-2000, policy analyst for the IUPUI Center for Urban Policy and the Environment from 1992-1999, deputy director of the Office of Research with the Indiana Department of Commerce from 1990-1992, and policy analyst with the Division of Planning and Budget for the Indiana Department of Transportation from 1989-1990. 


  • Principal Investigator, The Impact of Inadequate child Care on Indiana’s Workforce & Economy, Early Learning Indiana
  • Principal Investigator, Conducting the Point in Time Count with the Coalition for Homelessness Intervention every year since 2007
  • Principal Investigator, "Research for Education Workforce Innovation Network." University of Indianapolis (2016-2017)
  • Co-Principal Investigator (with Mark Lawrance) "Thriving Communities, Thriving State," (2015-2016)
  • Principal Investigator, "Obtain Public Input and Facilitate the Development of Goal Statements for the Indiana 5 year State Plan for People with Disabilities." Governor’s Council on People with Disabilities (2016)

Selected Works

Conference Working Paper
  • "Fostering Public Service by Linking Benefits to Community, Campus, and Students: A Case Study," International Society for Third-Sector Research for the 12th International Conference Working Paper series (2017)

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