Research Council

The Research Council encourages and promotes research and scholarly activities on the campus. It shall improve present means and initiate new means to help faculty and staff members to obtain external funding. The Research Council will accomplish these functions by helping to set research direction for the campus, initiating programs that will aid researchers and scholars, and reviewing applications for internal grants that will further advance research on campus and the procurement of external funding. The Research Council will review applications for faculty and student summer fellowships, student research assistantships, the Hurrell/McNaron award and review the status of research and scholarly activities on the campus.

Specific details about this group can be found in the Constitution of the Faculty: Article X, Section 1.

2013-2014 roster

Terms run from June 1 of the initial year to May 31 of the final year.






FacultyLori BernardLanguages & Literatures20132015Chair
FacultyGeorge MarcusPhysics20132015Vice Chair
FacultyDouglas BaldwinComputer Science20112014
FacultyLynette Bosch-BurroughsArt History20112014
FacultyElaine CleetonSociology20112014
FacultyDouglas MacKenzieCommunicative Disorders and Sciences20112014
FacultyAnne-Marie ReynoldsMusic20112014
FacultyKazushige YokoyamaChemistry20112014
FacultyKelly KeeganEducation20122015
FacultyChristopher LearyMathematics20122015
FacultyMichael LynchPsychology20122015
FacultyJennifer AppleBiology20132016
FacultyEmilye CrosbyHistory20132016
FacultyEdward DrachmanPolitical Science and International Relations20132016
FacultyMeredith Marko HarriganCommunication20132016
FacultyBenjamin LaabsGeological Sciences20132016
FacultyBeth McCoyEnglish20132016
FacultyPaul PachecoAnthropology20132016
FacultyJennifer RogalskyGeography20132016
FacultyElias SavellosPhilosophy20132016
FacultyFarooq SheikhSchool of Business20132016
Director of Sponsored ResearchAnne BaldwinSponsored Researchex officio
Teaching and Learning Center RepDavid ParfittTLCex officio
Administration and Finance repJim MilroyVP Admin & Finappointed
Administration and Finance repBetsy ColonGrants Managementappointed
Administration and Finance repTraci PhillipsSponsored Programsappointed



Sponsored Research page for information about the grants and other funding opportunities