About OSP

Staff Directory

Main Office Location and Mailing Address
Office of Sponsored Projects
301 Lowden Hall
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115
Phone: 815-753-1581 
Fax: 815-753-1631
E-mail: asosp@niu.edu 
Staff Directory NameTitleArea of Responsibility
      Administrative
Dara Little Dara Little
Lowden Hall 305
(815) 753-1581
Director - OSP Operations
- Authorized Institutional Official
- Policy Guidance and Development  - Sponsored Programs

Funding and Proposal Development:

- College of Law
Susan Bergman Susan Bergman
Lowden Hall 305
(815) 753-1490
Office Support Specialist - Administrative and Operational Support  
Image Karen Mishler
Lowden Hall 301
(815) 753-1581
Administrative Assistant - Administrative and Operational Support – Office of Research Compliance and Office of Sponsored Projects
      Award Coordination
Rachel Andel Rachael Andel
Lowden Hall 305
(815) 753-6493
Award Coordinator - Award Review and Processing
- Pre-Award and Advance Spending Approvals
- Prior Agency Approval Requests
- Progress Report Assistance
      Contracts & Industry
Kristin Duffy Kristin Duffy
Lowden Hall 305
(815) 753-9275
Contract & Industry Relations Coordinator - Contract Review and Execution
- Incoming Material Transfer Agreements
- SBIR/STTR Proposals  
    Proposal Support
Andrea Buford Andrea Buford
Wirtz Hall 359
(815) 753-9283
Sr. Research Development Specialist
(RDS)
Funding and Proposal Development and Just-in-Time Award Support:

- College of Health & Human Sciences
- Humanities
- College of Visual & Performing Arts
Kellie Dyslin Kellie Dyslin
Psychology Building 355
(815) 753-7090
Assistant Director: Proposal Support Proposal Support Team Lead   
Funding and Proposal Development and Just-in-Time Award Support:

- Social & Behavioral Sciences
- College of Business

 
Regina Jahn Regina Jahn
Faraday Hall 352
(815) 753-1133
Research Development Specialist (RDS) Funding and Proposal Development and Just-in-Time Award Support:

-
Life, Physical & Mathematical Sciences
Image Donna Martin
Graham Hall 325
(815) 753-9279
Sr. Research Development Specialist (RDS) Funding and Proposal Development and Just-in-Time Award Support:

- College of Education
Qiang Mei Qiang Mei
Engineering Building 316
(815) 753-6911
Research Development Specialist (RDS) Funding and Proposal Development and Just-in-Time Award Support:

- College of Engineering & Engineering Technology
      Reports
Julie Miller Julie Miller
Lowden Hall 301
(815) 753-1583
eRA Coordinator Electronic Research Administration

- OSP Reporting
- Database Management
- Electronic Initiatives