Undergraduate Research

Undergraduate Research and Artistry Advisory Committee

The Undergraduate Research and Artistry Advisory Committee (URAAC) is responsible for guiding the expansion of undergraduate research and artistry opportunities across all colleges and departments at NIU.

College of Business

  • Elisa Fredericks – Associate Professor, Marketing
  • Adam Yore - Assistant Professor, Finance

College of Education

  • Toni Van Laarhoven – Associate Professor, Teaching and Learning
  • Erika Blood - Assistant Professor, Special and Early Education

College of Engineering & Engineering Technology

  • Brian Coller – Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering
  • Cliff Mirman – Chair, Engineering Technology

College of Health & Human Sciences

  • Florensia Surjadi - Assistant Professor, Family, Consumer & Nutrition Sciences
  • Patricia Braun - Assistant Professor, Nursing & Health Studies

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

  • Anne Britt – Associate Professor, Psychology
  • Jon Carnahan – Chair, Chemistry & Biochemistry
  • Melissa Lenczewski – Associate Professor, Environmental Studies

College of Visual & Performing Arts

  • Robert Fleisher - Professor, Music
  • Alexander Gelman – Director, Theatre & Dance

Administrators

  • Julia Spears - Director, Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning*
  • Rachel Tripodi - Assistant Director, Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning
  • Jes Cisneros - Assistant Director, University Honors Program

 

 

*Committee Chair