Maria Kanger currently serves as the associate director of student conduct at IUPUI. In this role, she is responsible for investigating most sexual misconduct cases in which the accused is a student. She also investigates a wide variety of personal misconduct cases. Kanger has extensive training in Title IX investigations, including the neurobiology of trauma, as well as in compliance with Title IX, VAWA, and the Clery Act. In addition to her responsibilities as investigator and conduct officer, she presents to various groups across campus on compliance matters, supporting victims/survivors of sexual misconduct, and student development in the conduct process.

Prior to joining the staff at IUPUI, Kanger held positions in residence life and housing at the University of Notre Dame and Occidental College. She received both her B.A. and J.D. from the University of Notre Dame. She is an active member of both the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) and the Association of Student Conduct Administrators (ASCA).