Diane Persin Economakis serves as Senior Lecturer in English, and has taught at IUSB since 2006. Her most frequently taught courses include English W270: Argumentative Writing (a course which she was instrumental in restructuring), English W131, and T390: Music and Literature, which she created. Diane is especially interested in questions regarding the impact of new technology on our work and educational experiences. She is also a musician and serves as Executive Director of the South Bend Youth Symphony Orchestras. She and her husband have a six-year-old daughter.