Staff Directory

Office of Research

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Mark T. Harris
Vice Provost for Research
(414) 229-5483
mtharris@uwm.edu
Rachel Schiffman
Rachel Schiffman
Associate Vice Provost for Research
(414) 229-2866
schiffma@uwm.edu

 

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Ana Gonzalez
Executive Assistant to the VP for Research
(414) 229-5218
anagamez@uwm.edu
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Kathleen Koch
(414) 229-3699
kjk@uwm.edu
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Peter Hansen
Webmaster/Editor
(414) 229-5890
peterh@uwm.edu

Office of Sponsored Programs

Director

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Tom Marcussen
Director
(414) 229-4537
marcusse@uwm.edu

Compliance

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Vacant
Compliance Manager

Proposal Development

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Kari Whittenberger-Keith
(414) 229-4062
kariwk@uwm.edu
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Michelle Schoenecker
(414) 229-2747
schoene7@uwm.edu

Pre-Award

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Dorothy J. Johnson
Associate Director, Pre-Award Administration
(414) 229-4853
johnsodj@uwm.edu
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Dave Harris
(414) 229-5667
dnh@uwm.edu
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Katherine Kober
(414) 229-5692
odonnelk@uwm.edu
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Ann Shiras
(414) 229-3077
ashiras@uwm.edu

 

 

Pre-Award Service Areas

Pre-Award Specialists in the Office of Sponsored Programs provide support for a number of functions related to grants, cooperative agreements, contracts, and other research-related functions. Details regarding specific support areas and the primary points of contact appear below. For general Pre-Award questions or issues, please contact Tom Marcussen, OSP Director
((414) 229-4537, marcusse@uwm.edu).

Are you seeking to submit an application for a grant, cooperative agreement, intergovernmental personnel assignment or subaward?

If so, UWM’s divisions, schools, departments, and units are supported by Senior Grant Specialists:

School/College/Division/Other Pre-Award Contact
Architecture and Urban Planning
Arts (Peck School)
Finance and Administrative Affairs
Freshwater Sciences
General Education Administration
Gifts-in-Kind/Gifts (Any School/College/Division)
Graduate School
Letters & Science: Humanities and Social Sciences
Libraries
Nursing
Office of Research
Public Health
Student Affairs
Dave Harris
(414) 229-5667
dnh@uwm.edu
Business (Lubar School)
Continuing Education
Education
Engineering: Electrical Engineering-General, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering
Health Sciences, including CATR
Information Studies
Social Welfare (Bader School)
Katherine Kober
(414) 229-5692
odonnelk@uwm.edu
Academic Affairs (Administrative)
Engineering: Dean’s Office, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, and Materials
Letters & Science: Natural Sciences and NIEHS Core Center
Ann Shiras
(414) 229-3077
ashiras@uwm.edu

Are you seeking other pre-award support, such as:

  • The review and approval of a contract with a sponsor, including a master contract?
  • Work with an industry sponsor, including the submission of a SBIR or STTR grant application?
  • Create a subaward for a collaborator at another institution on your funded project?
  • Review and approve a material transfer agreement, either coming into or out of UWM?
  • Review and approve a confidentiality agreement?
  • Review and approve a data use agreement?

If so, please contact Tom Marcussen (marcusse@uwm.edu, (414) 229-4537).

Post-Award

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Carla Durand
Assistant Director for Sponsored Programs Accounting
(414) 229-6012
durandc@uwm.edu
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Eva Hoaglund
(414) 229-2715
hoaglund@uwm.edu
Marie Fricano
(414) 229-6935
lauma@uwm.edu
John Payant
(414) 229-3811
payantj@uwm.edu

 

 

Post-Award Service Areas

Post-award specialists serve specific constituent groups. A list of assignments appears below. For general post-award questions or issues, please contact Tom Marcussen.

School/College/Division/Other Post-Award Contact
Letters & Science: Humanities, Social Sciences, Biological Sciences, Geosciences, and Mathematical Sciences Marie Fricano
(414) 229-6935
lauma@uwm.edu
Academic Affairs (Administrative)
Administrative Affairs
Architecture and Urban Planning
Biomedical & Health Informatics Research Institute
Business (Lubar School)
Education
General Education Administration
Arts (Peck School)
Letters & Science: NIEHS Core Center
Libraries
Student Affairs
Eva Hoaglund
(414) 229-2715
hoaglund@uwm.edu
CEAS Dean’s Office
Engineering: Electrical, Computer Science, and Mechanical
Freshwater Sciences
Information Studies
Letters & Science: Chemistry, Field Station, Conservation & Environmental Sciences
Nursing
UITS
John Payant
(414) 229-3811
payantj@uwm.edu
Continuing Education
Engineering: Civil, IM&E, and Materials
Health Sciences
Letters & Science: Physics
Public Health
Social Welfare (Bader School)
Debbie Schmidt
(414) 229-3279
schmiddj@uwm.edu

Office of Undergraduate Research

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Nigel Rothfels
Director
(414) 229-6041
rothfels@uwm.edu
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Kyla Esguerra
Associate Director
(414) 229-2641
kylam@uwm.edu
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Tamara Long
Associate Advisor
(414) 229-3250
talong@uwm.edu
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Scott Payne
Programs Coordinator
(414) 229-5344
mspayne@uwm.edu
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Lisa Ruttenberg
Programs Coordinator
ruttenb2@uwm.edu

Administrative & Financial Services

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Mario Babicic
Senior HR Specialist
(414) 229-5547
mbabicic@uwm.edu
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Ron Lynch
Financial Services
(414) 229-2867
rjl2@uwm.edu
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Amanda Kinateder
Special Projects
(414) 229-2565
kinated2@uwm.edu

Information Technology & Analysis

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J. Shane Dunlap
Director
(414) 229-3160
jsdunlap@uwm.edu
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Riley Hale
Technical Resources Manager
(414) 229-2422
rjhale@uwm.edu
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Joe Steinbring
Web Developer
(414) 229-7268
josephs7@uwm.edu
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Steven Hunt
Comprehensive Support Services
(414) 229-5449
hunts@uwm.edu