Directory of Research Administrators at Penn State

 
Last edited 06/22/2022.  Please send any corrections/updates toDanna Smith.
 

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College/Unit   Contacts Telephone Address

Abington

  Andrew August
Associate Dean
215-881-7863 119 Sutherland Building
         
    Daniel Meuleners
Financial Officer
215-881-7320 122 Sutherland Building

Agricultural Sciences

 

  Maryellen O'Brien
OGC Administration - Director
814-865-5419 107 Ag Admin. Building
     
Philip Frum
Post Award Administration
814-865-6141   107 Ag. Admin Bldg  
     
Frank Jost
Post Award Administration
814-865-0450   107 Ag. Admin Bldg  
     
Mary Masterson
Pre-Award Administration
814-865-9446 107 Ag Admin. Building
     
Andy Nollman
Post Award Administration
814-863-2308 107 Ag Admin. Building
     
Edit Radone
Post Award Administration - LEAD
814-865-9410 107 Ag. Admin. Building
     
Susan Rossman
Post Award Administration
814-867-0081 107 Ag. Admin. Building
     
Jolene Smeltzer
Pre-Award Administration
814-863-2063 107 Ag Admin. Building
     
Christina Wagner
Pre-Award Administration
814-867-4995 107 Ag. Admin. Building
     
Shannon Zarkovich
Pre-Award Administration
814-867-3585 107 Ag. Admin. Building
     
Lesley Maalouf
Financial Officer
814-865-6645 209 Ag Admin. Building

Altoona

 

  Corey Griffin
Associate Dean for Research, Academic Affairs
814-949-5746 W110 Smith Building
     
Dr. Andrew Mack
Grants and Contracts Coordinator, Academic Afrairs

814-949-5773

Smith Bldg, Room W110-D

     
Matthew Hearn
Financial Officer
814-949-5385 111 Smith Building
     
Nancy Vogel
Proposal and Grant Aide, Academic Affairs
814-949-5768 W110 Smith Building

Applied Research Lab

  James Dromazos
CFO and Director of Business Services
814-863-7543 1200A ARL Building
     
Justin Whitmer
Grants and Contracts Manager
814-865-8956 1250A ARL Building
     
David Yingling
Proposal Manager
814-865-8094 1200H ARL 1771 Building
     
Kevin Peterson
Financial Officer
814-865-8094 1200H ARL 1771 Building

Arts &
Architecture

  Barbara Cutler
Research and Grants Coordinator
814-865-6132 101 Borland Building
     
Kathy Kensinger
Financial Officer
814-865-1434 120 Borland Building
 

Behrend
(Penn State Erie, The Behrend College)

  Jennifer Surrena
Grants and Contracts Manager
814-898-5145

4909 Jordan Rd.
Erie, PA 16563

     

Alice Puzarowski
Proposal and Award Generalist (Pre-Award)

814-898-6120

4909 Jordan Rd.
Erie, PA 16563

     

Heather Agnello
Proposal and Award Generalist (Post-Award)

814-898-6027

4909 Jordan Rd.
Erie, PA 16563

     

Stephanie Zelem
Proposal and Award Generalist (Pre/Post-Award)

814-898-6194

4909 Jordan Rd.
Erie, PA 16563

     

Ruth Newton
Proposal and Award Generalist (Pre/Post-Award)

814-898-7081

4909 Jordan Rd.
Erie, PA 16563

     
William Samluk
Financial Officer
814-898-6363 11 Glenhill Farmhouse
Erie, PA  16563

Berks 

  Marga Row
Coordinator of Grants and Proposals
610-396-6051 111 Luerssen Building
Tulpehocken Road
P.O. Box 7009
Reading, PA  19610-6009
     
Lisa Mikula
Financial Officer
610-396-6042 130 Luerssen Science Building
Reading, PA  19610-6009

Business Administration
(Smeal College)

  Amy Seachrist
Financial Manager
814-863-9406 212C Business Building
     
Vacant Position
Research Coordinator
814-863-5534 212A Business Building
     
Wes Bumbarger
Financial Officer
814-863-0742 212E Business Building

Communications

  Vacant Position
Coordinator of Research Administration
814-863-6307 121 College Heights Building
     
Sandi Rockwell
Financial Officer
814-863-6138 119 College Heights Building

Earth and
Mineral Sciences

  Jennifer Lear
Director of Research Administration
814-865-7650 512D Penn State Innovation Hub
(PSIH), 123 S. Burrowes Street
     
Tammy Fetterolf
Senior Coordinator of Research Administration
814-865-6506

512C PSIH

     

Resa Badger
Post Award Coordinator

814-863-2589 512 PSIH
     
Nadine Briskar
Post-Award Coordinator
814-865-6505 512 PSIH
     
Chris Woods
Coordinator, Pre-Award
814-865-9786 512 PSIH
     
Rod Ilgen
Financial Officer
814-865-2431

510K PSIH


Education

  Jessica Synder
Director of Grants & Contracts
814-863-3616 204 Rackley
204A
     

Kyle Fagan
Senior Associate Coordinator, Grants and Contracts

814-863-6664 204 Rackley
     
Richard Scott
Associate Coordinator, Grants & Contracts
814-865-0596 204 Rackley
 
     
Alba Congiu
Financial Officer
814-863-1955 204 Rackley

Engineering

 

Youyou Cheng
Director, Grants and Contracts

814-865-6185

112 Hammond Building

     
Michelle Smith
Assistant Director, Pre-Award
814-865-3272 112 Hammond Building
     
Debbie Boyle
Subaward Coordinator

814-865-1831

 102 Hammond Building
     

Jaimie Garrison
Coordinator, Post Award

814-867-4226  102 Hammond Building
     

Betsy Grgurich
Subaward Coordinator

814-867-4196 102 Hammond Building
     
Jing Nie
Coordinator, Pre-Award
814-867-6241   112 Hammond Building
     
Curtis Rhymer
Coordinator, Pre-Award
814-865-8404 102 Hammond Building
     
Danielle Salerno
Coordinator, Pre-Award
814-865-6720 102 Hammond Building
     
Stacey Schlesinger
Subaward Coordinator
814-865-3393 102 Hammond Building
     

Scott Spicer
Coordinator, Post Award

814-865-1801 102 Hammond Building
     
Loretta Weaver
 Coordinator, Pre-Award 
814-865-9178 112 Hammond Building
     
Matt Zerphy
Director, Finance
814-863-4323 248 East Calder Way
     
Vacant Position
Assistant Director, Finance
814-865-1844 248 East Calder Way

Great Valley  

James Nemes
Chancellor and Chief Academic Officer

610-648-3202  0100 Great Valley Grad Cntr 
Malvern, PA 19355 US   
       

Kathryn Jablokow
Associate Chief Academic Officer
(Temporarily assigned to a position at NSF)

610-648-3372 Penn State Great Valley 
30 East Swedesford Rd 
Malvern, PA 19355 US   
     
Lisa Wiedemer
Pre-Award Research Administrator
814-865-6014   204 Calder Square
204 East Calder Way  
     

Maria Zuccato
Director of Finance, Business and IT

610-648-3270 0101C Great Valley Grad Cntr 
Malvern, PA 19355 
 
         

Larson Transportation
Institute

  Jaime Ross
Financial Manager
814-865-1893 201 Transportation Research Building
     
Amanda Ault
Proposal Coordinator
814-865-3965 201 Transportation Research Building
         
    Cathleen Flick
Post Award
814-865-2606 201 Transportation Research Building

Harrisburg

  Alicia Wondoloski
Research Coordinator
717-948-6303 Olmstead Building
777 West Harrisburg Pike
Middletown, PA  17057
     
Jay P. Spiegel
Financial Officer
717-948-6014 33 Swatara Buidling 
777 West Harrisburg Pike
Middletown, PA  17057

Health & Human Development

  Niki Page
Director of Grants & Contracts
814-865-9203 334 HHD Building
     
Christy Shaw
Assistant Director of Grants & Contracts; Phone
814-863-7745 331 HHD Building
     

Lindsey Cook
Assistant Coordinator of Grants & Contracts (Pre-Award)

814-867-3300 342 HHD Building
     
Denise Magill
Research Support (Pre-Award)
814-865-3830 306 HHD Building
     
VACANT
Assistant Coordinator of Grants & Contracts (Pre-Award)
814-863-7242 342 HHD Building
     
Dorothea Paige
Sr. Associate Coordinator, Grants & Contracts (Lead Post-Award)
814-865-3898 333 HHD Building
     
Miranda Bair
Associate Coordinator, Grants & Contracts (Post-Award)
814-863-7241 332 HHD Building
     
Jennifer Williams
Associate Coordinator, Grants & Contracts (Subcontracts & Post-Award)
814-863-3648 336 HHD Building
     

Jennifer Colwell
Training Grant Coordinator

814-865-3829 345 HHD Building
     
Dave Koelle
Financial Officer
814-863-7254 325 HHD Building

Information Sciences &
Technology

  Carey Zettle
Director of Grants & Contracts Management
814-863-6801

411H Eric J. Barron Innovation Hub

     

Jennifer Billett
Proposal and Award Generalist

814-863-9489

411H Eric J. Barron Innovation Hub

     

Vicky Kaltenbach
Proposal and Award Generalist

814-865-4189

411H Eric J. Barron Innovation Hub

     
Kera Kollman
Financial Officer
814-865-3528

411H Eric J. Barron Innovation Hub

     
Tracy Ray
Associate Coordinator, Proposals & Awards
814-863-8835

411H Eric J. Barron Innovation Hub

     

Law
(Dickinson School
of Law)

  Peter Glen
Dean 
717-240-5284 502 S. College Street
Carlisle, PA  17013
     
Doris Orner
Financial Officer
717-240-5284 150 S. College Street
Carlisle, PA  17013
         
Law (Penn State Law)   Kim Wyatt
Financial Officer
814-867-3441 252C Lewis Katz Building - Bigler Road
University Park, PA  16802
         

Liberal Arts

  Rocco Zinobile
Director of Grants & Contracts
814-863-6475 118 Moore Building
     
Jo Thornton
Associate Coordinatori of Grants & Contracts
814-867-1548 506 Moore Building
     
Carol Mellott
Associate Coordinator of Grants & Contracts
814-863-6477 505 Moore Building
     
Mark Williams
Assistant Coordinator of Grants & Contracts
814-863-6449 504  Moore Builidng
     
Brooke Micklitsh
Assistant Coordinator of Grants & Contracts
814-863-6477 505 Moore Building
     
Carinda Kormanic
Assistant Coordinator of Grants & Contracts
814-867-2443 140A Moore Building
     
Lori Tricou
Assistant Coordinator of Grants & Contracts
814-863-6307 121 College Heights Building
     
Jeff Lieb
Financial Officer
814-865-1784 501D Keller Building

Medicine

  Sheila Vrana
Associate Dean
717-531-8495 MC-H138
Milton S. Hershey Medical Center 
P.O. Box 850 
Hershey, PA  17033
     
Thomas Brydebell
Director of Grants Administration
717-531-0003
Ext. 289348
MC-H138 Research Affairs
Penn State College of Medicine 
P.O. Box 850 Hershey, PA  17033
     
Kristi Bracale
Assistant Director of Grants Administration
717-531-5874 MC-H138 Research Affairs
Penn State College of Medicine 
P.O. Box 850 Hershey, PA  17033
     
Crystal Barna
Grants and Contracts Administrator
717-531-0003
Ext. 320294

MC-H138 Research Affairs
Penn State College of Medicine 
P.O. Box 850 Hershey, PA  17033

     
Rose Bomboy
Grants and Contracts Administrator
717-531-0003
Ext. 321439

MC-H138 Research Affairs
Penn State College of Medicine 
P.O. Box 850 Hershey, PA  17033

     
Marybeth Brown
Business Process Analyst
(Contact Marybeth for SIMS Access)
717-531-2048 MC-H138 Research Affairs
Penn State College of Medicine 
P.O. Box 850 Hershey, PA  17033
 
     

Cynthia Brubaker
Grants and Contracts Administrator  

717-531-2049 MC-H138 Research Affairs
Penn State College of Medicine 
P.O. Box 850 Hershey, PA  17033
     
Sarah Frey
Grants and Contracts Administrator
717-531-0003
Ext. 289443
MC-H138 Research Affairs
Penn State College of Medicine 
P.O. Box 850 Hershey, PA  17033
     
Joan Gensamer
Grants and Contracts Administrator
717-531-7659

MC-H138 Research Affairs
Penn State College of Medicine 
P.O. Box 850 Hershey, PA  17033

     
Susan Godfrey
Grants and Contracts Administrator  
717-531-4472 MC-H138 Research Affairs
Penn State College of Medicine 
P.O. Box 850 Hershey, PA  17033
     
Dustin Hobaugh
Grants and Contracts Administrator  
717-531-0003
Ext. 283712
MC-H138 Research Affairs
Penn State College of Medicine 
P.O. Box 850 Hershey, PA  17033
     

Tressa Jilek
Grants and Contracts Administrator  

717-531-0003
Ext. 320793
MC-H138 Research Affairs
Penn State College of Medicine 
P.O. Box 850 Hershey, PA  17033
     
Jacques Miles
Assistant Director of Contracts Administration  
717-531-7047 MC-H138 Research Affairs
Penn State College of Medicine 
P.O. Box 850 Hershey, PA  17033
     
Sharon Olson
Grants and Contracts Administrator  
717-531-5675 MC-H138 Research Affairs
Penn State College of Medicine 
P.O. Box 850 Hershey, PA  17033
     
Adam McDowell
Director of Contracts Administration  
717-531-3567 MC-H138 Research Affairs
Penn State College of Medicine 
P.O. Box 850 Hershey, PA  17033
     
Lauren Swett
Grants and Contracts Administrator  
717-531-0003
Ext. 280043
MC-H138 Research Affairs
Penn State College of Medicine 
P.O. Box 850 Hershey, PA  17033
     
Brenda Thomas
Administrative Support Coordinator  
717-531-4196 MC-H138 Research Affairs
Penn State College of Medicine 
P.O. Box 850 Hershey, PA  17033
     
Tracy Wilcox
Grants and Contracts Administrator  
717-531-5955 MC-H138 Research Affairs
Penn State College of Medicine 
P.O. Box 850 Hershey, PA  17033
     
Caryn Zwart
Proposal and Awards Generalist
717-531-0003
Ext. 320534

MC-H138 Research Affairs
Penn State College of Medicine 
P.O. Box 850 Hershey, PA  17033

     
Erlee Meyers
Financial Officer
717-531-5601 A470 Finance and Business
Hershey, PA 17033

Nursing   Jenifer Hoffman
Director of Grants and Contracts
814-865-9337 303 Nursing Sciences Bldg.
         
Deborah Thorpe
Proposal and Award Generalist
814-867-5262 303 Nursing Sciences Building
     
Steve Koths
Financial Officer
814-865-9098 201 Nursing Sciences Bldg.

Outreach

  Jeff Smith
Executive Director, Outreach Finance
814-571-5987 405 Old Main
 
     
Teri Spence
Director of Compliance & Contracts
814-863-5433 218 The 329 Building
     
VACANT
Financial Officer
814-863-8791 213H The 329 Building

Science 
(The Eberly
College of Science)

  Garth Gregor
Associate Director for Contracts
814-863-4685 513 Thomas Building
     
Missy Gensimore
Coordinator of Research & Administrative Services
814-863-0301 513 Thomas Building
     
Denise Hlivia
Associate Coordinator, Grants & Contracts
814-865-9383 513 Thomas Building
     
Gina Grazier
Assistant Coordinator of Research Funds
814-865-9493 513 Thomas Building
     
Lisa Sergeant
Associate Coordinator, Grants & Contracts
814-865-3335 513 Thomas Building
     
Lawrence Bell
Financial Officer
814-863-1540 515 Thomas Building


University College
  Lisa Wiedemer
Manager, Commonwealth College Grant Relations
814-865-6014 204 Calder Square
204 East Calder Way  
         
Richard Brazier
Associate Dean for Faculty and Research
814-863-0327 111 Old Main
     
Karen Kyle
Financial Officer
814-865-8776 111 Old Main
     

Penn State Institutes


Animal Resource Program

  Todd Jackson
Director, Lab Animals
814-863-7778 101 Centralized Biological Lab
     
Patty Hickman  
Financial Officer
814-865-1987 117D Technology Center Building

Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences

  Vacant Position
Director, Administrative & Staff Services
814-863-8441 201A Life Sciences Building
     
Patty Hickman
Financial Officer
814-865-1987 117D Technology Center Building

Humanities Institute

 

John Christman
Director

814-865-4190 105 Ihlseng Cottage
     

Jeff Lieb
F
inancial Officer

814-865-1784 138 Sparks Building

Social Sciences Research Institute

  Barbara Rigg
Director, Research & Administration Services
814-863-7563 114D Henderson Building
     
Angela Jordan
Research Administrator, Pre-Award
814-865-0486 601 Oswald Tower
     
Robin Bailey
Researh Administrator, Pre-Award
814-865-2644 402 Marion Place
     
Diane Diviney
Financial Manager, Post-Award
814-863-0056 601 Oswald Tower
     
Tracy Scala
Financial Manager, Post-Award
814-867-3234 The 330 Building, Room 105
     
Patty Hickman
Financial Officer
814-865-1987 117D Technology Center Building

Strategic Interdisciplinary Research Office
(SIRO)

       
Diane Rudy
Associate Director - Pre Award Administration
814-865-1579 110H Technology Center Bldg.
     
Crystal Hubler

Associate Director – Project Management Team

814-863-0123  
     

Jian Hsu
Director, Joint Innovation Partnerships (JIPs)

814-863-0721

212 Earth & Engineering Sciences

     

Mike Mueller
Associate Director – Proposal Development Team

814-865-7787

103 Beecher Dock House

     

Wanda Barlett
Assistant Proposal Specialist

814-863-0617

 
     

Travis Buck
Assistant Proposal Specialist

814-865-6968

 
     
Andrew Cheshire
Graphics/Web Coordinator
814-865-9753  
     
Austine Decker

Multidisciplinary Proposal Developer

814-863-0150  
     
Monica Grubb

Administrative Support Coordinator

814-863-0627

101 Beecher Dock House

     

Jana Jaffa
International Proposal Developer

814-865-0967

 
     
John Radan

CURE Program Manager

814-863-0458  
     

Melody Mason
Project Manager – DoD Awards

814-865-2286

 
     

Pauline McMinn
Training Grant & Fellowship Advocate

814-863-9078

 
     

Megan Meinecke
Proposal Specialist (Part-Time)

814-865-0702  
     

Leah Rattie
Associate Proposal Specialist, AOR

814-865-1579

 
     

Laura Reddington
Associate Proposal Specialist, AOR

814-865-3422

 
     

Lori Settlemyer
Graphics/Web

814-863-0609

 
     

Shaweta Singla
Multidisciplinary Proposal Developer

814-867-3464

 
     

Connie Smith
Project Manager – Training Awards

814-863-6784

 
     

Carolyn Trietsch
Multidisciplinary Proposal Developer

814-863-0050

 
     

JaLessa Wright
Training Grant & Fellowship Coordinator (ARP)

814-865-1578

 
     
Patty Hickman
Financial Officer
814-865-1987 117D Technology Center Building

Miscellaneous Units


Affirmative
Action Office
  Kenneth F. Lehrman, III
V. Provost Affirmative Action
814-863-0471 201 Willard Building

Information Technology
Services

  Melanie Rupert
Financial Advisor
814-863-0428 105A University Support Building II
     
Tim Shuey
Financial Officer
814-863-2573 105 Univ Supp II Building

Office of
Technology Management
  Vacant Position
Director
814-863-5988   113 Technology Center Building  
     
Brad Swope
Sr. Technology Licensing Officer, Acting Associate Director
814-863-5987 113 Technology Center Building
         
    Charmayne Bair
Grants & Contracts Admin
814-867-0136   113 Technology Center Building  

Global Programs   Bobbi Jo Lesko
Business Manager
814-867-3458 410 Boucke Building
     
Sherry Miller
Financial Officer
814-865-0996 410 Boucke Building

Office of the
Corporate
Controller 
  Vacant Position
Associate Controller
814-865-1356 408 Old Main
         
     Vacant Position
Assistant Controller
814-865-1821 214 James M. Elliot Building

Office of Entrepreneurship & Commercialization

Small Business Development Center

  Randy Allison
Financial Manager
814-865-8368 115 1-B Technology Ctr.

Office of Industrial Partnerships

PennTAP

  Randy Allison
Financial Manager
814-865-8368 115 1-B Technology Ctr.

Office of
Research
Information
Systems
  Michael Stedelin
Director
814-865-1011   The 330 Building, Suite 105  

Office for Research Protections   Candice Yekel
Associate VP for Research/Research
Protections
814-865-1775 205 The 330 Building

Office of Sponsored Programs   John W. Hanold
Associate VP for Research and
Director of OSP
814-865-1372 110 Technology Center Building

Research
Accounting
  Richard Killian
Director
814-865-7525 227 Beaver Ave, Suite 401
State College, PA  16801-4819
     

Student Affairs   Damon R. Sims
VP for Student Affairs
814-865-0909 206 Old Main
     
Rachael Diamond
Financial Officer
814-863-4305 222 Boucke Building

Undergraduate Education   Robert Pangborn
Vice Provost/Dean for 
Undergraduate Education
814-863-1864 417 Old Main

 University
Libraries
  Vacant Position
Assistant Dean of Scholarly Communications
814-863-5450 510 Paterno Library
 
     
Kimlyn Patishnock
Director of Administrative and Financial Services
814-863-5443 510 Paterno Library
     
Pam Hough
Financial Officer
814-865-5903 512 Paterno Library

University Press   Patrick Alexander
Director
814-865-1327 University Support Building I

Last edited 11/29/2022 - Please send any corrections/updates to: Danna Smith