Research Development Specialists

Locate your research development specialist by department:

Specialist

College/Department/Center

Kellie Dyslin, Director - Pre-Award, 815-753-7090
  College of Business *
  College of Law *
  All other University units not identified on this list*

Kellie Dyslin, Director – Pre-Award, 815-753-7090

  College of Health and Human Sciences - All Departments
  College of Visual and Performing Arts - All Departments
  College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - Below Specified Departments/Center(s)
  Communication
  Economics
  English
  History
  Philosophy
  Political Science
  Sociology
  University Libraries
  Museums (other than the James B. and Rosalyn L. Pick Museum of Anthropology)
Donna Martin, Assistant Director - Pre-Award, 815-753-9279
  College of Education - All Departments
  Department of Police and Public Safety
  Division of Student Affairs - All Units
  Science Teacher Education Projects in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences departments of:
  Biological Sciences
  Chemistry and Biochemistry
  Mathematical Sciences
  Geology and Environmental Geosciences
  Physics
  Center for the Interdiscplinary Study of Language and Literacy - team-covered with Maria Nihei
Regina Jahn, Sr. Research Development Specialist, 815-753-1133
  College of Liberal Arts and 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, Sr. Research Development Specialist, 815-753-6911
  College of Engineering - All Departments
  College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - Below Specified Departments/Center(s)
  Computer Science
  Physics
Maria Nihei, Research Development Specialist, 815-753-4533
  College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - Below Specified Departments/Center(s)
  Anthropology (including James B. and Rosalyn L. Pick Museum of Anthropology)
  Psychology
  Public Administration
  Center for Nonprofit and NGO Studies
  World Languages and Cultures - Social Science area (formerly Foreign Language and Literature)
Center for Southeast Asian Studies
Center for Latino and Latin American Studies
Division of International Affairs
University Outreach, Engagement, and Regional Development - All Units
  Center for the Interdiscplinary Study of Language and Literacy - team-covered with Donna Martin

SPA Proposal Development and Submission Support

National/Federal Lab Joint AppointmentsInternship and externship agreementsFederal agency intergovernmental personnel agreements (IPAs)​

 

Sarah Senechalle, Contracts and Industry Relations Coordinator, 815-753-9278
  All Colleges/Departments/Centers for the following:
 

Industry/nonprofit sponsored contracts
SBIR/STTR University-Industry Collaboration Proposals
Incoming Material Transfer Agreements

Rachael Jones, Award Coordinator
  All Colleges/Departments/Centers for the Following:
  National/Federal Lab Joint Appointments
Internship and externship agreements
Federal agency intergovernmental personnel agreements (IPAs)
 

 

* 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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