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URA Committee Members

URA proposals are evaluated by an interdisciplinary faculty review committee. Once proposals are received, additional ad hoc reviewers may be added to the standing committee as needed. Discipline-specific subcommittees give particular scrutiny to the proposals in their fields, using an evaluation rubrics. In a final selection meeting, the full committee considers the rankings and recommendations of the subcommittees in making final funding decisions. As many worthy proposals as possible receive full or partial funding, up to the limit of available funds.
Eric Brown

Interdisciplinary Studies

Bryce Peake

Assistant Professor
Media Communication Studies

Mariajose Castellanos

Senior Lecturer
Chemical Engineering

Brad Peercy

Professor
Mathematics and Statistics

Viviana Cordova

Assistant Professor
Visual Arts

E. Michael Richards

Professor
Music

Thomas Cronin

Professor
Biological Sciences

Daniel Ritschel

Assistant Professor
History

Carolyn Forestiere, Chair

Associate Professor
Political Science

David Rosenbloom

Associate Professor and Chair
Ancient Studies

Jeffrey Gardner

Assistant Professor
Biological Sciences

Anne Sarah Rubin

Professor
History

Vin Grabill

Associate Professor
Visual Arts

Jinglai Shen

Associate Professor
Dept. of Math and Statistics

April Householder

Director of Undergraduate Research and
Prestigious Scholarships

Dena Smith

Assistant Professor
Sociology and Anthropology

Andrea Kleinsmith

Assistant Professor
Information Systems

Paul Smith

Associate Professor
Chemistry

Alan Kreizenbeck

Associate Professor
Theatre

Colin Studds

Assistant Professor
Geography and Environment Systems

Renee Lambert-Bretiere

Assistant Professor
Modern Languages, Linguistics, and
Intercultural Communication

Gregory Szeto

Assistant Professor
Chemical, Biochemical, and
Environmental Engineering

Bernard Lohr

Associate Professor
Biology

Laura Ting

Associate Professor
Social Work

J. Vanderlei Martins

Professor
Physics

Shari Waldstein

Professor
Psychology

Tim Oates

Professor
Computer Science and Electrical Engineering

Chunming Yuan

Associate Professor
Economics

Michele Osherow

Associate Professor
English, Judaic Studies

Marcus Zupan

Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering

TBA

Associate Professor
Dance

TBA

Health Administration and Policy Program

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