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College of Education and Human Development
104 Burton Hall
178 Pillsbury Dr. S.E
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Voice:  612-626-9252

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Research Support & Services

The CEHD Office of Research and Policy (ORP) coordinates the college's research support activities, including pre-award proposal development, compliance management, RCR training, assistance with large-scale collaborations, and internal funding programs. See a full list of ORP's support services.

Administration

Frank J. SymonsFrank J. Symons, Associate Dean for Research
Phone: 612-626-8697 | Email: symon007@umn.edu
Oversees research and sponsored activities in the CEHD and thus is delegated the authority to act on the Dean’s behalf in matters relating to research. The associate dean for research (ADR) reviews and approves proposals for external funding, evaluates appropriateness of proposed cost-sharing and requests for F&A waivers, and reviews conflict of interest disclosure forms and facilitates institutional oversight. The ADR sets the vision for the college's research enterprise and guides new initiatives.

Ellen FreemanEllen Freeman, Assistant Director of Research & Policy
Phone: 612-625-2708 | Email: efreeman@umn.edu
Coordinates collegiate research development activities, including educational offerings, communications, data reporting, internal funding programs, and MN Agricultural Experiment station funding.

Grant Coordinators

Grant coordinators are assigned to each department and college-wide center to support grant preparation and new submissions. Grant coordinators find, disseminate and interpret funding announcements; serve as liaison to SPA and funding agencies; prepare budgets and forms for proposals; organize and prepare proposal components; and work with PIs and accountants on planning and re-budgeting issues.

Amber Fink
KIN, C&I, MCRR, STEM, and LTML
Hours: 8:00-4:30, M-F
Phone: 612-624-9147
Email: fink0088@umn.edu

Sallie Quammen
EdPsy, OLPD
Hours: 8:00-4:30, M-TH
Phone: 612-626-9036
Email: quamm001@umn.edu

Jessica Weaver
FSoS, SSW, CAREI, OPD
Hours: 8:00-4:30, M-F
Phone: 612-624-1527
Email: weave109@umn.edu
*REPA/ROC coordinator

Jeff Zytkovicz
ICD, CEED, Dean's Office
Hours: 8:00-4:30, M-F
Phone: 612-624-5096
Email: jeffz@umn.edu

Unit Pre-Award Support

Lucy Luu Evans
ICI
Phone: 612-625-3061
Email: luuxx001@umn.edu

Danielle Billington
ICI
Phone: 612-626-5949
Email: billi015@umn.edu

Elizabeth Hedin
ITR
Phone: 612-301-9446
Email: hedi0022@umn.edu

Research Consulting Services

CAREI's Research & Assessment  group offers professional consultation in research design and methodology to CEHD students and researchers.



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