Department Directory

Office of the Vice President for Research


Vice President for Research Leo M. Chalupa, PhD 202-994-7315
Executive Aide Maggie Formoe 202-994-6255
Special Assistant to the VPR Caroline James 202-994-7315
Senior Advisor Gina Lohr 202-994-3884
Information Specialist Ann Laura Walker 202-994-9136

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Associate Vice President for Research


Associate Vice President for Research Jennifer Wisdom, PhD MPH 202-994-2995
Assistant Director, Quality Assurance Jennifer Liasson 202-994-1514
Senior Systems Programmer Annie Ngo 202-994-0382
Communications and Outreach Lead Andrea Phillippe 202-994-8359
Administrative Coordinator Michelle Pyle 202-994-8402
Lead Sponsored Projects Manager Alma Starks 202-994-7995

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Research Assessment and Facilitation


Director Patti Lieblich 202-994-2908

 

Research Enhancement


Director Shandra White 202-994-3744
Project Manager Megan Flood 202-994-8401
Presidential Administrative Fellow Shirley Hsieh  


 

Sponsored Projects Administration


Assistant Director (Grants and Contracts Negotiations) Sylvia Ezekilova 202-994-6076
Assistant Director (Grants and Contracts Negotiations) Charles Maples 202-994-3909
Assistant Director (Grants and Contracts Negotiations) Terri Taylor 202-994-0760
Contracts Specialist Toni Russo 202-994-7525


      Administrative Support

  Proposal and Administrative Coordinator Kai Chan 202-994-3339
  Executive Associate Karen Johnson 202-994-1086
  Executive Support Assistant II Ofelia Olsen 202-994-1991
  Executive Associate Adrian Sellers-Hughes 202-994-5496

      
      Grants and Contracts

  Grants and Contracts Officer Dagmar Christensen 202-994-1588
  Grants and Contracts Officer Ted McKoy 202-994-1784
  Grants and Contracts Officer David Petrey 202-994-8358
  Grants and Contracts Officer Rachma Saukani 202-994-1552
  Grants and Contracts Officer May Watling 202-994-7990
  Executive Aide Lorenzo Miles 202-994-2462

     
      Proposal Submission

  Proposal and Administrative Coordinator Kai Chan 202-994-3339
  Pre-Submission Officer Mary Milbauer 202-994-6256

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      School/Center-Specific Sponsored Project Staff

              If your division is not listed, please contact askovpr@gwu.edu

            Biostatistics Center

  Pre-Award
  Manager Shandra White 202-994-3744
  Sponsored Projects Administrator Akua Harris 202-994-6329
  Post-Award
  Manager Flora Celebrado 202-994-3588
  Sponsored Projects Administrator Nasra Abdi 202-994-1610

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            College of Professional Studies

  Pre-Award
  Manager Shandra White 202-994-3744
  Sponsored Projects Administrator Justin Papka 202-994-7258
  Post-Award
  Manager Robert Pitysingh 202-994-3744
  Sponsored Projects Administrator Tiffany Peters 202-994-6815

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            Columbian College of Arts and Sciences

  Pre-Award
  Manager Shandra White 202-994-3744
  Sponsored Projects Administrator Khadra Abdulkareem 202-994-5522
  Sponsored Projects Administrator Carolyn Harvey 202-994-6987
  Sponsored Projects Administrator Justin Papka 202-994-7258
  Post-Award
  Manager Robert Pitysingh 202-994-1805
  Sponsored Projects Administrator Tiffany Peters 202-994-6815
  Sponsored Projects Administrator To Be Named  
  School Research Administrators
  Manager Robert Pitysingh 202-994-3744
  School Research Administrators Ja'net Burke 202-994-2304
  School Research Administrators Jose Santiago 202-994-3052
  School Research Administrators Shandra Gumbs 202-994-0903

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            Computational Biology Institute

  Pre-Award
  Manager Shandra White 202-994-3744
  Sponsored Projects Administrator Justin Papka 202-994-7258
  Post-Award
  Manager Robert Pitysingh 202-994-1805
  Sponsored Projects Administrator Tiffany Peters 202-994-6815

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            Division of IT

  Pre-Award
  Manager Shandra White 202-994-3744
  Sponsored Projects Administrator Catherine Parker 202-994-7656
  Post-Award
  Manager Flora Celebrado 202-994-3588
  Sponsored Projects Administrator To be named  

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            Elliott School of International Affairs

  Pre-Award
  Manager Shandra White 202-994-3744
  Sponsored Projects Administrator Akua Harris 202-994-6329
  Post-Award
  Manager Flora Celebrado 202-994-3588
  Sponsored Projects Administrator To be named  

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            Gelman Library

  Pre-Award
  Manager Shandra White 202-994-3744
  Sponsored Projects Administrator Catherine Parker 202-994-7656
  Post-Award
  Manager Flora Celebrado 202-994-3588
  Sponsored Projects Administrator To be named  

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            Global Women's Institute

  Pre-Award
  Manager Shandra White 202-994-3744
  Sponsored Projects Administrator Catherine Parker 202-994-7656
  Post-Award
  Manager Flora Celebrado 202-994-3588
  Sponsored Projects Administrator To be named  

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            Graduate School of Education and Human Development

  Pre-Award
  Manager Shandra White 202-994-3744
  Sponsored Projects Administrator Akua Harris 202-994-6329
  Post-Award
  Manager Flora Celebrado 202-994-3588
  Sponsored Projects Administrator Lani Le 202-994-5058
  School Research Administrators
  Manager Flora Celebrado 202-994-3588
  School Research Administrators Vinnie Mitchell  

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            GW Institute for Public Policy

  Pre-Award
  Manager Shandra White 202-994-3744
  Sponsored Projects Administrator Khadra Abdulkareem 202-994-5522
  Post-Award
  Manager Robert Pitysingh 202-994-1805
  Sponsored Projects Administrator David Razmgar 202-994-0375

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            Law School

  Pre-Award
  Manager Shandra White 202-994-3744
  Sponsored Projects Administrator Catherine Parker 202-994-7656
  Post-Award
  Manager Flora Celebrado 202-994-3588
  Sponsored Projects Administrator To be named  

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            Milken Institute School of Public Health

  Pre-Award
  Manager Shandra White 202-994-3744
  Sponsored Projects Administrator Catherine Parker 202-994-7656
  Post-Award
  Manager Tracy Clark 202-994-6030
  Sponsored Projects Administrator Myrna Alonzo 202-994-1079
  Sponsored Projects Administrator Begai Johnson 202-994-2698
  Sponsored Projects Administrator Natalie Linear  

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            National Health Policy Forum

  Pre-Award
  Manager Shandra White 202-994-3744
  Sponsored Projects Administrator Catherine Parker 202-994-7656
  Post-Award
  Manager Flora Celebrado 202-994-3588
  Sponsored Projects Administrator Nasra Abdi 202-994-1610

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            School of Business

  Pre-Award
  Manager Shandra White 202-994-3744
  Sponsored Projects Administrator Catherine Parker 202-994-7656
  Post-Award
  Manager Flora Celebrado 202-994-3588
  Sponsored Projects Administrator To be named  

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            School of Engineering and Applied Science

  Pre-Award
  Manager Shandra White 202-994-3744
  Sponsored Projects Administrator Steven Petix 202-994-5489
  Post-Award
  Manager Flora Celebrado 202-994-3588
  Sponsored Projects Administrator Candy Butler-Taswell 202-994-8453
  Sponsored Projects Administrator To be named  
  School Research Administrator
  Manager Flora Celebrado 202-994-3588
  Sponsored Projects Administrator Lisa Franklin  
  Sponsored Projects Administrator Shiju Varghese  

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            School of Medicine and Health Sciences

  Pre-Award
  Manager Shandra White 202-994-3744
  Sponsored Projects Administrator Sherrida Taylor 202-994-1609
  Sponsored Projects Administrator Deitric Selvage 202-994-8104
  Post-Award
  Manager Tracy Clark 202-994-6030
  Sponsored Projects Administrator Lynette Lusenaka 202-994-8300
  Sponsored Projects Administrator Georgette Yakalis 202-994-2117

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            School of Nursing

  Pre-Award
  Manager Shandra White 202-994-3744
  Sponsored Projects Administrator Akua Harris 202-994-6329
  Post-Award
  Manager Flora Celebrado 202-994-3588
  Sponsored Projects Administrator Nasra Abdi 202-994-1610

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            Virginia Science and Technology Campus

  Pre-Award
  Manager Shandra White 202-994-3744
  Sponsored Projects Administrator Justin Papka 202-994-7258
  Post-Award
  Manager Robert Pitysingh 202-994-1805
  Sponsored Projects Administration Tiffany Peters 202-994-6815
  School Research Administrator
  Manager Robert Pitysingh 202-994-1805
  School Research Administrator Jo-Annette Perez Chacon 202-994-6762

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Research Integrity and Compliance


Executive Director Shelia Garrity 202-994-6255
Administrative Coordinator Joyce Webster 202-994-7402

     

      Regulatory Affairs and Outreach

  Director Robert Donnally 202-994-9329

     

      Animal Research Facility - Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee

  Director Mike Manion 202-994-2941
  Operations Manager Robert Bergen 202-994-3576
  Executive Coordinator Marissa Gigantana-Collado 202-994-2871
  Executive Coordinator Arnetta McKenzie 202-994-5068

     

      Office of Laboratory Safety

  Lab Safety Officer Vinod Jyothikumar, PhD  
  Consultant Greg Smith 202-994-2630

     

      Office of Human Research

  Director (Interim) Shelia Garrity 202-994-6255
  IRB Analyst Elizabeth Cookson  
  Executive Coordinator Glen Fuhrmeister 202-994-2715
  IRB Administrator Margot Kern 202-994-0134
  IRB Analyst Brittany Lewis 202-994-4556
  Education and Outreach Coordinator Cortni Romaine 202-994-356

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Office of Industry and Corporate Research


Assistant Vice President for Industry Research Tom Russo 202-994-7619
Partnership Coordinator Kirsten Gercke 202-994-6191

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Development


Director for Research Heather Russell 202-994-8863
Partnership Coordinator Kirsten Gercke 202-994-6191

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Finance and Administration


Financial Director Robert Kunst 202-994-2220
Fiscal Coordinator Dorry Edwards 202-994-8295

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Office of Entrepreneurship


Executive Director Jim Chung 202-994-9135
Executive Associate Denitsa Rakitska 202-994-5911
Program Assistant II Michelle Watkins 202-994-9785

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Office of Technology Transfer


Director Steve Kubisen 202-994-8394
Licensing Associate Brian Coblitz 202-994-4345
Operations Coordinator Amara Conteh 202-994-5866
Licensing Associate Gus Williamson 202-994-8975

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Department of Homeland Security


Associate Vice President Frank Cilluffo 202-994-0295
Assistant Vice President and Deputy Director Christian Beckner 202-994-2437
Executive Coordinator Rachel Johnson 202-994-2437

      Homeland Security Policy Institute

  Associate Director Susan Cardash 202-994-7814
  Policy Analyst Joseph Clark  
  Policy Analyst Caitlin Summers 703-726-4171

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HR Client Partners


Director Kimberly Wilson 202-994-6375
Human Resource Associate Deborah Akers 202-994-6375
Executive Assistant Takiyah Johnson 202-994-6875
Jr. HR Client Partner Jennifer White 202-994-6746

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