Research Office Leadership | Leadership Support| Export Control and International Compliance | Office for Research Development | Office of Research Integrity |Office for Sponsored Research and Award Administration | OSU Advantage / Office for Commercialization and Corporate Development

Research Office Leadership

Phone: (541) 737-3467 Fax: (541) 737-9041
Mailing Address:  A312 Kerr Administration Building, Corvallis, OR 97331-2140

Irem Tumer
Vice President for Research
(541) 737-0664
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Jennifer Creighton
Executive Director of Finance and Operations
(541) 737-0674
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H. Tuba Ozkan-Haller
Associate Vice President for Research Administration & Development
(541) 737-9170
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Brian Wall
Associate Vice President for Research, Innovation & Economic Impact
(541) 737-9058
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Christopher Viggiani
Associate Vice President for Research Integrity
(541) 737-0663
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Leadership Support

Sara Begley
Business Operations Manager
(541) 737-8305
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Chad Cropley
Information Technology Consultant
(541) 737-0484
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Bryan McLane
Executive Assistant to Vice President for Research
(541) 737-0664
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  Gretchen Cuevas
Executive Assistant to Associate Vice Presidents for Research
(541) 737-2992
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Carolyn Moir
Executive Assistant to Brian Wall, Office of Commercialization & Corporate Development
Department of Defense Deputy Facility Security Officer
(541) 737-3888
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Mimi Poitras Mimi Poitras
Administrative Assistant
(541) 737-3467
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LaRae Wallace
Fiscal Coordinator
(541) 737-8390
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Kristal Fehring
Business Innovation Officer
541-737-4700
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Export Control & International Compliance

Mark Peters
Export Controls & International Compliance Officer
Department of Defense Facility Security Officer
UAS/Drone Operations
(541) 737-0647
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Office for Research Development

Susan Emerson
Research Development Associate
(541) 737-1755
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Office of Research Integrity (ORI)

Fax: (541) 737-3093
B308 Kerr, Corvallis, OR 97331

Oregon State University is committed to integrity in research, expecting activities to incorporate and adhere to appropriate ethical principles. The  Office of Research Integrity (ORI) takes seriously the compliance with federal, state and OSU regulations and policies, as well as with grant and contract obligations. ORI partners with researchers to promote a culture of responsibility for them, students and the public. ORI’s program integrates and coordinates efforts for compliance requirements. Several operational and oversight systems are used to address potential risk and to ensure that research activities are appropriately reviewed and managed.

Christopher Viggiani
Associate Vice President for Research Integrity
(541) 737-0663
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Lisa Leventhal
Director, Program for Responsible Research Practices
(541) 737-9502
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Bridget Watson
HRPP Administrator
(541) 737-4722
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Jillian Coleman
HRPP Senior Analyst
(541) 737-5845
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Cathleen Gal Cathleen Gal
HRPP Regulatory Affairs Associate
(541) 737-8265
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ramee kelly Ramee Kelly
HRPP Senior Analyst
(541) 737-5474
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Tiffany Cicerchi Tiffany Andrews
HRPP Specialist
(541) 737-8008
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Adeline Oka
HRPP Coordinator
(541) 737-4722
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rebecca henry Rebecca Henry
COI Administrator
(541) 737-2762
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Rob Gaebel
APO Administrator
(541) 737-8556
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Vincent Politano
APO Coordinator
(541) 737-9526
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Ann Bradshaw
APO Coordinator
(541) 737-7501
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Image of: Kevin Buch, smiling. Kevin Buch
Diving and Small Boat Safety Officer
(541) 737-6893; Mobile (541) 740-4577
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Taylor Eaton
Assistant Diving and Small Boat Safety Officer
(541) 737-6893
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Office for Sponsored Research and Award Administration (OSRAA)

Phone: (541) 737-4933   Fax: (541) 737-3093
B306 and B308 Kerr, Corvallis, OR 97331

The Office for Sponsored Research and Award Administration (OSRAA) supports the full “lifecycle” of research administration by supporting proposal submission, award negotiation and acceptance, management and closeout of awards. The Office is divided into four (4) primary units:

  • Award Compliance and Education
  • Proposal and Award Management
  • Cash and Financial Management
  • Data/Systems unit
H. Tuba Ozkan-Haller
Associate Vice President for Research Administration & Development
(541) 737-9170
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  Kim Calvery
Research Program Operations Officer
(541) 737-2198
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Award Compliance and Education Unit

The Award Compliance and Education Unit is responsible for institutional oversight of OSU’s effort reporting, subaward and subrecipient monitoring, OSRAA Outreach and Education sessions, and maintenance of OSRAA policy and procedures.

  Aedra McCarthy
Director of Sponsored Programs, Award Management
(541) 737-4927
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  Lisa Hall
Effort Reporting Analyst
(541) 737-7842
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Proposal and Award Management Unit

The Proposal and Award Management Unit will support “full lifecycle” assistance to Principal Investigators and staff, and this unit is sub-divided into teams that support colleges and other units.  Award set-up is now part of the Proposal Award Management Unit.  Proposal questions, award set-up questions, award management questions, or outgoing subaward questions should come to the Proposal and Award Management Team assigned to your unit.

zach gill Zach Gill
Director of Sponsored Programs, Award Contracting
(541) 737-1794
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Image of: vw, smiling. Vickie Watkins
Managing Grant and Contract Officer
(541) 737-0668
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Amanda Watts
Managing Fiscal Coordinator
(541) 737-4510
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Adam Church
RCRV Fiscal Coordinator
(541) 737-4437
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Lydia Perry
Lead Assistant Grant and Contract Officer
(541) 737-6399
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  Corey Johnson
Grant and Contracting Officer
(541) 737-5708
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Melinda Woods
Award Management Coordinator
(541) 737-8727
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Team A

Units Served:

  • College of Ag. Sciences
  • College of Forestry
  • Extension
  • HMSC, CIMRS
Dawn Wagner
(541) 737-9026
Managing Grant and Contract Administrator
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Michelle Warf
Grant and Contract Administrator
(541) 737-4613
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Jessica Thurner-Byers
Grant and Contract Administrator
541-737-4311
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  Jen Hayden
Fiscal Coordinator 1 (Award Set Up Coordinator)
(541) 737-4227
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Team B

Units Served: 

  • College of Education
  • College of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences
  • College of Liberal Arts; College of Pharmacy
  • College of Public Health and Human Sciences
  • College of Science
  • College of Veterinary Medicine
Image of: CW, smiling, by tree. Cindy Tait-Withrow
Grant and Contract Officer
(541) 737-9087Delete Columns
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  Jenny James
Assistant Grant and Contract Officer
(541) 737-3318
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Team C

Units Served: 

  • College of Business
  • College of Engineering
  • Cascades Campus
  • Graduate School
  • all other units not college-based (Centers and Institutes with the exception of HMSC & CIMRS) and administrative units
  • RCRV project, Climate Science Center Program
  Robin Shumway
Grant and Contract Officer
(541) 737-2295
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Cash and Financial Management Unit

The Cash and Financial Management Unit will be responsible for all review grant/contract expenditures, approve/disapprove award budget changes, prepare all required financial reports and payment requests, complete/verify all closeout requirements, and close awards in Banner.  The Cash and Financial Management Unit supports awards based on sponsoring agency. 

Sandy Cobb Sandy Cobb 
Associate Director, Cash and Financial Management
(541) 737-9585
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Heidi Hammond

Heidi Hammond
Grant and Contract Administrator
(541) 737-4648
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Jeffrey Zoellner
Accountant
541-737-5144
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  Rachel Polansky
Research Costing Analyst
(541) 737-5914
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Autumn Helenihi
Accountant
(541) 737-2654
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 Rhonda Holcomb Rhonda Holcomb
Accountant
(541) 737-3415
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  Nichole Havranek
Accountant
(541) 737-0516
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Jessica Dickason
Grant and Contract Administrator
(541) 737-2584
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Jane Huang
Fiscal Coordinator
(541) 737-2771
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  Sara Traeger
Fiscal Coordinator
(541) 737-4895
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Data and Systems Unit

The Data and Systems Unit will be responsible for system support for OSRAA.  Examples of those systems are Cayuse and Banner.  They will also perform web maintenance, data analysis, data reports and overall systems integrity for OSRAA.

Mark Bierly
Business Systems Analyst
(541) 737-2842
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Image of: Julie Meier Julie Meier
Assistant Grant and Contract Officer, Cayuse Administrator
(541) 737-4933
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OSU Advantage/Office for Commercialization and Corporate Development (OCCD)

Mailing Address: A322 Kerr, Corvallis, OR 97331

Maximizes OSU’s innovation, economic, and societal impact. Our team:

  • reviews inventions, protects intellectual property and negotiates licenses to external partners;
  • negotiates and executes research-focused non-disclosure, material transfer, and research agreements;
  • connects faculty and students to a range of innovation and entrepreneurship resources across campus;
  • delivers programing and resources to support the development of high-growth startup companies.

Advantage Impact

Chris Stoner Chris Stoner
Director, IP & Commercial Agreements
(541) 737-8329
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Joe Christison. Joe Christison
Assistant Director, IP & Licensing
(541) 737-9016
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Man, smiling. Kirt Fuller
Assistant Director, Industry and Strategic Transactions
(541) 737-1493
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Image of: Denis Sather, smiling. Denis Sather
Senior Intellectual Property & Licensing Manager
(541) 737-8806
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Dave Dickson. David Dickson
Intellectual Property & Licensing Manager
(541) 737-3450
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John Sweet
Intellectual Property & Licensing Manager
(541) 737-2366
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Image of: S_Tillitt, smiling. Susan Tillitt
Intellectual Property & Contracts Manager
(541) 737-1732
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  Claire Schrodt
Intellectual Property & Contracts Officer
(541) 737-0705
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Woman, smiling. Kim Lanning
Fiscal Coordinator 2
(541) 737-1251
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OSU Advantage Website

Advantage Accelerator

Mark Lieberman Chief Startup Officer
Co-Director, Advantage Accelerator
(541) 713-2021
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Karl Mundorff, Executive Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Co-Director
(541) 713-2037
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  Katie Pettinger
Impact Catalyst
(541) 713-2038
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  Annisa Goss
Office Specialist 2
(541) 713-2024
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Advantage Innovation Enterprise

Karl Mundorff, Executive Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Co-Director
(541) 713-2037
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  Rich Carter, Faculty Lead for Innovation Excellence
(541) 737-9486