Research Development Specialists

Locate your research development specialist by department:

Specialist

College/Department/Center

Kellie Dyslin, Associate Director - Pre-Award Support, 815-753-7090
  College of Business *
  College of Law *
  University Outreach, Engagement, and Regional Development *
  All other University units not identified on this list*
Andrea Buford, Sr. Research Development Specialist, 815-753-9283
  College of Health & Human Sciences - All Departments
  College of Visual & Performing Arts - All Departments
  College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Below Specified Departments/Center(s)
  Center for Latino & Latin American Studies
  Communication
  Economics
  English
  Foreign Languages and Literatures - Humanities area
  History
  Philosophy
  Political Science
  Sociology
  University Libraries
  Museums (other than the James B. and Rosalyn L. Pick Museum of Anthropology)
  Division of International Affairs
Donna Martin, Sr. Research Development Specialist, 815-753-9279
  College of Education - All Departments
  Department of Police & Public Safety
  Division of Student Affairs & Enrollment Management - All Units
  Science Teacher Education Projects in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences departments of:
  Biological Sciences
  Chemistry & Biochemistry
  Mathematical Sciences
  Geology and Environmental Geosciences
  Physics
  Center for the Interdiscplinary Study of Language and Literacy - team-covered with Maria Nihei
Regina Jahn, Research Development Specialist, 815-753-1133
  College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Below Specified Departments/Center(s)
  Biological Sciences
  Chemistry and Biochemistry
  Geography
  Geology and Environmental Geosciences
  Mathematical Sciences
  Statistics
  Institute for the Study of the Environment, Sustainability, and Energy
Qiang Mei, Research Development Specialist, 815-753-6911
  College of Engineering - All Departments
  College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Below Specified Departments/Center(s)
  Computer Science
  Physics
Maria Nihei, Research Development Specialist, 815-753-4533
  College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Below Specified Departments/Center(s)
  Anthropology (including James B. & Rosalyn L. Pick Museum of Anthropology)
  Psychology
  Public Administration
  Center for Nonprofit and NGO Studies
  Foreign Languages and Literatures - Social Science area
Center for Southeast Asian Studies
  Center for the Interdiscplinary Study of Language and Literacy - team-covered with Donna Martin

SPA Proposal Development and Submission Support

   
Contracts and Industry Relations Coordinator (Vacant) Kellie Dyslin, Associate
Kellie Dyslin, Associate Director - Pre-Award Support
  All Colleges/Departments/Centers for the Following:
  State agency intergovernmental agreements *
Andrea Buford, Senior Research Development Specialist
  All Colleges/Departments/Centers for the Following:
  Industry/nonprofit sponsored contracts (other than SBIR/STTR)
Rachael Andel, Award Coordinator
  All Colleges/Departments/Centers for the Following:
  National/Federal Lab Joint Appointments
Internship and externship agreements
Federal agency intergovernmental personnel agreements (IPAs)
Regina Jahn, Research Development Specialist
  All Colleges/Departments/Centers for the Following:
  Incoming Material Transfer Agreements
Karinne Bredberg, Innovation and New Venture Specialist
  All Colleges/Departments/Centers for the Following:
  SBIR/STTR University-Industry Collaboration Proposals
   
  * Faculty and staff in these Colleges and Divisions or undertaking these activities and those residing in units not noted on this list should contact Kellie Dyslin for assignment of an RDS

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