Office of Research & Sponsored Programs Staff

Melissa Nielsen  Profile of Melissa Nielsen

Research Administrative Director
243 Graff Main Hall

Specialty areas:

Authorized organization representative (AOR) for extramural awards, award & research compliance, federal regulations, federal agency outreach, extramural award applications and administration

Abigail Peschges  Profile of Abigail Peschges  Office hours

Grant Specialist
243F Graff Main Hall

Specialty areas:

Grant lifecycle management: planning, development, review, and submission; grant writing/editorial support; federal compliance; finding funding; extramural award administration 

Chandra Hawkins  Profile of Chandra Hawkins

Undergrad Res/Internal Grants
243 Graff Main Hall

Specialty areas:

  • Undergraduate Research & Creativity (URC)
    • URCC grants
    • Research & Creativity Symposium
    • Symposia: NCUR, Research in the Rotunda, System Symposium, 7 Rivers
  • Internal grants
  • Research participant incentives questions
Bryn Rouse  Profile of Bryn Rouse

Research & Compliance Specialist
243 Graff Main Hall