Directory of Research Administrators at Penn State

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

Abington Ag Sciences | Altoona | ARL | Arts & Architecture | Behrend | Berks | Business | Communications | EMS | EducationEngineering |Great Valley | Harrisburg | HHD | IST | Law | Liberal Arts | LTI Medicine |Nursing| Outreach | Science | University College | Animal Resource Program |  Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences | Humanities Institute |  SSRI SIRO Miscellaneous Units|

 

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
         
Diane Rudy
Pre-Award Administration - LEAD
  814-863-5912   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)

Rosmari Graham
Grants and Contracts Administrator
  814-566-5155   Glenhill Farmhouse
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
         
Jessica J. Snyder
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
         

Sandi Duverneuil
Pre-Award Coordinator

  814-865-1091   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
  814-863-6664   242 Chambers Building
         

Kyle Fagan
Senior Associate Coordinator, Grants and Contracts

  814-863-6664   242 Chambers Building
         
Nichole Rossman
Associate Coordinator, Grants & Contracts
  814-863-3616   243 Chambers Building
 
         
Alba Congiu
Financial Officer
  814-863-1955   245 Chambers Building

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
         
Kaye Fetzer
Assistant Director, Post Award
  814-863-1291   102 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
           
  VACANT
Post Award
       
           

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 Stover
Director of Grants & Contracts Management
  814-863-6801   E341 Westgate Building
         

Jennifer Billett
Proposal and Award Generalist

 

814-863-9489

 

E339 Westgate Building

         

Vicky Kaltenbach
Proposal and Award Generalist

 

814-865-4189

 

E339 Westgate Building

         
Kera Kollman
Financial Officer
  814-865-3528   397 Westgate Building
         
Tracy Ray
Associate Coordinator, Proposals & Awards
  814-863-8835   E305 Westgate Building
         

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
         
VACANT
Assistant Coordinator of Grants & Contracts
  814-863-6477   505 Moore 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, Ex.t 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
         
Gina Marcucci
 Proposal and Awards Generalist    
  717-531-7659   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
         
VACANT
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)

         
Vacant Position
Pre-Award Grants and Contracts Manager
  814-865-1579   207 Beecher-Dock House
         
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 Bartlett
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 Mothersbaugh
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 
Susan Wiedemer
Associate Controller
  814-865-1356   408 Old Main
           
   Debbie Meder
Assistant Controller
  814-865-1821   214 James M. Elliot Building

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 06/22/2022 - Please send any corrections/updates to: Danna Smith