Staff List by Office of Research Function

Office of Research (OR) staff are grouped by functional areas of responsibility within the department. The OR is also among several groups that report to the Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR). Please select from the list below to find the contact information of OR and OVPR staff members within each functional area.

 

 

 

Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR)

The Vice President for Research has responsibility, under the Office of the Provost, for the general supervision, administration, and development of research activities, including all sponsored programs, conducted by the University and its faculty. The Vice President for Research is assisted in the duties of office by Associate Vice Presidents.

  • Vice President for Research, Professor

    Robert J. Bernhard

    Address: 317 Main Building

    Phone: (574) 631-1862

    Email: rbernhar@nd.edu


  • Officer Assistant, Office of the Vice President for Research

    Susan Monroe

    Address: 317 Main Building

    Phone: (574) 631-3902

    Email: skmonroe5@nd.edu


  • Associate Vice President for Research, Professor

    Richard Billo

    Address: 317 Main Building

    Phone: (574) 631-1196

    Email: rbillo@nd.edu


  • Office and Events Coordinator

    Nancy Chapleau

    Address: 317 Main Building

    Phone: (574) 631-9768

    Email: nchaplea@nd.edu


  • Research Communications Program Director

    Joanne D. Fahey

    Address: 317 Main Building

    Phone: 574.631.9762

    Email: fahey.17@nd.edu

  • Associate Vice President for Research, Associate Professor

    Hildegund Muller

    Address: 317 Main Building

    Phone: (574) 631-8795

    Email: hmuller@nd.edu

  • Associate Vice President for Research

    Liz Rulli

    Address: 940 Grace Hall

    Phone: (574) 631-3072

    Email: lrulli@nd.edu

  • Associate Vice President for Research, Research Professor

    Mark Suckow

    Address: 940 Grace Hall

    Phone: (574) 631-1742

    Email: msuckow@nd.edu

  • Associate Vice President for Research, Professor

    Richard Taylor

    Address: 317 Main Building

    Phone: (574) 631-7765

    Email: rtaylor@nd.edu

  • Advisor

    Sarah K. Wake

    Address: 317 Main Building

    Phone: (574) 631-8183

    Email: swake@nd.edu

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OR Administrative Support

  • Administrative Assistant

    Janet Kenyon

    Address: 940 Grace Hall

    Phone: (574) 631-1095

    Email: jkenyon@nd.edu

  • Senior Administrative Assistant

    Connie Slack

    Address: 940 Grace Hall

    Phone: (574) 631-2310

    Email: slack.1@nd.edu

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Research Business Intelligence (RBI)

Supports internal and external systems used for research administration and provides management reporting on research activity to internal and external stakeholders. Learn more >>

  • Director, Research Business Intelligence

    Terri Hall

    Address: 940 Grace Hall (mail); 908 Grace Hall (office)

    Phone: (574) 631-7378

    Email: thall2@nd.edu

  • Research Business Intelligence Analyst

    Jessica Langager

    Address: 940 Grace Hall

    Phone: (574) 631-1393

    Email: jlangage@nd.edu

  • Research Business Intelligence Analyst

    Kevin Mikel

    Address: 940 Grace Hall

    Phone: (574) 631-6203

    Email: kmikel2@nd.edu

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Grants Business Management (GBM)

Serves as liaison with other central University business offices and supports purchasing, hiring and payroll transactions, reimbursement of travel and other financial transactions, assists with scheduling, and other key functions related to research activities. Learn more >>

  • Director, Grants Business Management

    Melanie DeFord

    Address: 940 Grace Hall (mail); 905 Grace Hall (office)

    Phone: (574) 631-8805

    Email: mdeford@nd.edu

    College of Arts and Letters, Mendoza College of Business, Law School, and Other
    • Assistant Director, Grants Business Management

      TBN

      Address: 940 Grace Hall (mail); 101 O'Shaughnessy Hall (office)

      Phone: (574) 631-6229

      Email:

    College of Engineering and School of Architecture
    • Assistant Director, Grants Business Management

      Beata Nabrzyska

      Address: 940 Grace Hall (mail); 214d Cushing Hall (office)

      Phone: (574) 631-1327

      Email: bnabrzys@nd.edu

    • Assistant Director, Grants Business Management

      Megan Sheraton

      Address: 940 Grace Hall (mail); 214d Cushing Hall (office)

      Phone: (574) 631-6939

      Email: mujdak@nd.edu

    College of Science
    • Assistant Director, Grants Business Management

      Kara Primmer

      Address: 940 Grace Hall (mail); 254 Nieuwland Science Hall (office)

      Phone: (574) 631-2178

      Email: khuegel1@nd.edu

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    OVPR Business Manager

    Develops budgets and provides expenditure projections for all OVPR units, including Strategic Research Initiatives (SRIs). Manages, tracks, and transfers OVPR funding commitments, including cost share and internal program awards.

    • Business Manager

      Michelle LaCourt

      Address: 940 Grace Hall (mail); 910 Grace Hall (office)

      Phone: (574) 631-1589

      Email: mlacourt@nd.edu

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    Policy, Training and Communications (PTC)

    Expert resource for research related policies, develops and facilitates training and development workshops, and develops and ensures accuracy of OR websites. Learn more >>

    • Director, Research Administration Policy, Training and Communications

      Karen Pace

      Address: 940 Grace Hall (mail); 935 Grace Hall (office)

      Phone: (574) 631-8305

      Email: kpace@nd.edu

    • Associate Program Director, Research Administration Policy, Training and Communications

      Judy Bemenderfer

      Address: 940 Grace Hall (mail); 928 Grace Hall (office)

      Phone: (574) 631-0509

      Email: jbemende@nd.edu

    • Coordinator, Policy, Training and Communications

      Lori Flory

      Address: 940 Grace Hall (mail); 924 Grace Hall (office)

      Phone: (574) 631-3688

      Email: lflory@nd.edu

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    Post-Award Financial Management (PAF)

    Establishes award budget and accounts for grant expenditure, provides budget projections, and administers pre-award spending/advance accounts, re-budget requests, no-cost extensions or changes of scope or PI. Learn more >>

    • Director, Post-Award Financial Management

      Mike Zenk

      Address: 940 Grace Hall (mail); 912 Grace Hall (office)

      Phone: (574) 631-9972

      Email: mzenk@nd.edu

    College of Arts and Letters, Mendoza College of Business, Law School, and Other
    • Assistant Director, Post-Award Financial Management

      Lori D. McDonald

      Address: 940 Grace Hall (mail); 101 O'Shaugnessy Hall (office)

      Phone: (574) 631-1107

      Email: lmcdona2@nd.edu

    College of Engineering and School of Architecture
    • Assistant Director, Post-Award Financial Management

      Cortney Swift

      Address: 940 Grace Hall (mail); 263a Fitzpatrick Hall (office)

      Phone: (574) 631-2966

      Email: Cortney.Swift.7@nd.edu

    College of Science
    • Assistant Director, Post-Award Financial Management

      Jeff Pethick

      Address: 940 Grace Hall (mail); 141 Galvin Life Science Center (office)

      Phone: (574) 631-1789

      Email: jpethick@nd.edu

    • Assistant Director, Post-Award Financial Management

      Mike Vissage

      Address: 940 Grace Hall (mail); 252 Nieuwland Science Hall (office)

      Phone: (574) 631-7923

      Email: mvissage@nd.edu

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    Pre-Award (PRA)

    Provides support for proposal preparation, assists in COS funding searches, reviews sponsor guidelines, prepares budget and budget justification, secures subcontract information, assists with cost share commitments, facilitates routing and submitting proposal to sponsor. Learn more >>

    • Director, Pre-Award

      Richard Hilliard

      Address: 940 Grace Hall (mail); 925 Grace Hall (office)

      Phone: (574) 631-5386

      Email: Richard.A.Hilliard.1@nd.edu

    College of Engineering and School of Architecture
    • Associate Director, Pre-Award

      Shanda Wirt

      Address: 940 Grace Hall (mail); 263b Fitzpatrick Hall (office)

      Phone: (574) 631-8710

      Email: Wirt.1@nd.edu

    • Assistant Director, Pre-Award

      Mira Mihajlovich

      Address: 940 Grace Hall (mail); 152 Engineering-Multidisciplinary Research Building (office)

      Phone: (574) 631-1173

      Email: mmihajlo@nd.edu

    • Assistant Director, Pre-Award

      Mark DeVore

      Address: 940 Grace Hall (mail); 152 Engineering-Multidisciplinary Research Building (office)

      Phone: (574) 631-7973

      Email: DeVore.1@nd.edu

    College of Science
    • Associate Director, Pre-Award

      Shohn Turner

      Address: 940 Grace Hall (mail); 250 Nieuwland Science Hall (office)

      Phone: (574) 631-1085

      Email: sturner@nd.edu

    • Assistant Director, Pre-Award

      Ed Ackerley

      Address: 940 Grace Hall (mail); 141 Galvin Life Science Center (office)

      Phone: (574) 631-5488

      Email: ackerley.1@nd.edu

    • Assistant Director, Pre-Award

      Tina Chandler

      Address: 940 Grace Hall (mail); 254 Nieuwland Science Hall (office)

      Phone: (574) 631-6984

      Email: Tina.Chandler@nd.edu

    Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts (ISLA), Arts & Letters Pre-Award Team
    • Associate Director, Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts (ISLA)

      Kenneth Garcia

      Address: 101 O'Shaughnessy Hall

      Phone: (574) 631-6494

      Email: kgarcia@nd.edu

    • Assistant Director, Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts (ISLA)

      Lori Loftis

      Address: 101 O'Shaughnessy Hall

      Phone: (574) 631-4264

      Email: lloftis@nd.edu

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    Research Contracts and Awards (RCA)

    Reviews, negotiates and accepts research agreements on behalf of the University, generates subcontracts and research consulting agreements, and assists with project closeout and reporting. Learn more >>

    • Director, Research Contracts and Awards

      Greg Luttrell

      Address: 940 Grace Hall (mail); 906 Grace Hall (office)

      Phone: (574) 631-2857

      Email: Luttrell.1@nd.edu

    • Assistant Director, Research Contracts and Awards

      Rebecca Hackett

      Address: 940 Grace Hall (mail); 913 Grace Hall (office)

      Phone: (574) 631-7433

      Email: rhacket2@nd.edu

    • Assistant Director, Research Contracts and Awards

      Ben Szumial

      Address: 940 Grace Hall (mail); 909 Grace Hall (office)

      Phone: (574) 631-7997

      Email: Szumial.2@nd.edu

    • Administrative Assistant

      Kathleen Miller

      Address: 940 Grace Hall (mail)

      Phone: (574) 631-3139

      Email: kmille37@nd.edu

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    Additional groups that report to the Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR)

     

    Office of  Technology Transfer (OTT)

    Manages the process of identifying, disclosing, protecting (via patents and copyrights) marketing, and licensing new technologies developed at the University of Notre Dame. Learn more from the OTT website >>

    • Director, Technology Transfer

      Richard Cox

      Address: 940 Grace Hall

      Phone: (574) 631-5158

      Email: rcox4@nd.edu

    • Technology Commercialization Program Director

      Patrick McMahon

      Address: 940 Grace Hall

      Phone: (574) 631-1322

      Email: pmcmaho2@nd.edu

      • Licensing Associate

        Tim Joyce

        Address: 940 Grace Hall (mail); 933 Grace Hall (office)

        Phone: (574) 631-3029

        Email: joyce.17@nd.edu

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        Research Compliance

        Provides information, support, expertise, and systems of administration needed to meet the laws, rules, and policies governing research in the most efficient and effective way. Learn more >>

        • Associate Vice President for Research, Research Professor

          Mark Suckow

          Address: 940 Grace Hall

          Phone: (574) 631-1742

          Email: msuckow@nd.edu

        • Research Compliance Coordinator

          Nakesha Alexander

          Address: 940 Grace Hall

          Phone: (574) 631-1389

          Email: nalexan1@nd.edu

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        Research Development

        Coordinates complex proposal submissions and alerts researchers of limited submissions funding opportunities and internal competitions.

          • Research Development Program Director

            Heather Boyd

            Address: 940 Grace Hall (mail); 907 Grace Hall (office)

            Phone: (574) 631-4104

            Email: hboyd@nd.edu

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