Vice Provost for Research and Dean of the Graduate School

Coleen Pugh

Research Business Manager

Md Gofur

Office Coordinator, Office of Research

Shelly Magee


Funding Searches, budget development, proposal preparation/submission, contract preparation/negotiation/acceptance, and IRB/IACUC

316-978-3285  | 

Associate Director, Pre-Award Services

Jana E. Henderson

Proposals & Contracts

Fran Cook (also Training Coordinator)
Sarah Haug
Laura Pham
Patrick Spencer
Brandon Schneider
Angela Van Valkenburg
Denee Clifford (Proposals only)


Linda Steinacher


Grant set-up, budget uploads, billing, accounts payable/receivable, research payroll and grant reporting

316-978-3285 |

Associate Director, Post-Award Services
Brenda Achey

Research Grant Administrators
Tamara Atwater
Kimberly Davis
Michelle White
Judi McBroom
Traci Shepherd
Megan White
Charity Lowe


James Elliott
Export Control & Compliance Officer |
2nd floor, NIAR Building  I  Campus Box 093

Export Controls & Compliance:

Export Compliance, International Shipping, International Travel
Residency Verification
Research Information Assurance, General Research Compliance Inquiries


Conflict of Interest



Industry & Defense Programs (IDP)

Sponsored programs support for the Division of Industry & Defense

Senior Vice President for Industry & Defense Programs
John S. Tomblin, PhD

Director IDP Office of Research
Karen Davis

Office Coordinator
Marissa Erickson



Industry Proposals and Contracts |
Monica Calhoun
Derek Danford
Eric Pulley
Federal Procurement
Linsey Sipult 
Federal/State Proposals and Contracts |
David Melgren
Jason Yates
Amanda Tucker

Post-Award |

Associate Director, Post-Award
Amy Smith

Research Grant Administrators
Sarah Hunt
Athena Sikes
Beth Smith
Aspen Wild