Office of Research Staff

Dr Jeff Ramsdell
Interim Vice Provost for Research
ramsdellje@appstate.edu
828-262-7459
JET 383
Ms Kate Hoffman
Administrative Support Specialist for Research Administration
hoffmankm@appstate.edu
828-262-7459
382 John Thomas Hall
  • Business and financial manager for the Office of Research
staff photo Ms Katie Howard
Assistant Director, Grants Resources & Services
howardks1@appstate.edu
828-262-8123
386 JET

Contact Katie for information about:

  • Finding funding opportunities
  • Applying for internal grants
  • Obtaining sample proposals and other grant writing resources
  • Requesting second language editorial assistance with grant proposal narratives
  • Applying for limited submission competitions and internal grant programs
  • Subscribing to or submitting content for the OR blog
  • Consultations to refine project ideas into fundable topics
  • Professional development opportunities related to grantsmanship and extramural funding 
  • Collaborative initiatives between Appalachian State University faculty and staff and their counterparts at other institutions and agencies 
staff photo Ms Karen Fletcher
Director of Grants Resources & Services
fletcherkl@appstate.edu
828-262-7789
385 John Thomas Hall

Contact Karen for information about:

  • Strategies and resources for developing competitive proposals
  • Consultations to refine project ideas into fundable topics
  • Finding Funding opportunities
  • Applying for internal grant programs
  • Requesting editorial asssistance with grant proposal narratives
  • Professional development opportunities related to grantsmanship and extramural funding 
  • Collaborative initiatives between Appalachian State University faculty and staff and their counterparts at other institutions and agencies 
staff photo Ms Charna Howson
Director of Sponsored Programs
howsonck@appstate.edu
828-262-7311
384 John Thomas Hall

Contact Charna for information about:

staff photo Ms Patricia Cornette
Associate Director of Sponsored Programs
cornettepd@appstate.edu
828-262-8249
373 John Thomas Hall

Contact Patricia for information about:

staff photo Ms Roxie White
Senior Sponsored Programs Manager
whiterb@appstate.edu
828-262-2694
380 John Thomas Hall

Contact Roxie for information about:

staff photo Ms Yingqi Wang
eBusiness and Sponsored Programs Manager
wangy5@appstate.edu
828-262-2165
382 John Thomas Hall

Contact Stephen for information about:

staff photo Ms Robin Tyndall
Director of Research Protections
tyndallrs@appstate.edu
828-262-2692
275 John Thomas Hall

Contact Robin for information about:

  • Policies and procedures for research compliance topics
  • IRB process and submissions
  • CITI training registration/course selection
  • Animal research, teaching or demonstration regulations
  • Recombinant DNA and IBC questions and administration
  • Radiation Safety questions and administration
  • Export Controls questions
  • Intellectual Property questions and administration
  • Responsible Conduct of Research administration
  • Workshops/class visits/training on IRB
Ms Shante' Mathes
Assistant Director, IACUC & IBC Programs
mathessc@appstate.edu
828-262-7459
376

Contact Shante' for information about:

  • Animal research, teaching or demonstration regulations
  • IACUC process and submissions
  • Recombinant DNA research regulations
  • IBC process and submissions
  • Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) questions
  • CITI training registration/course selection for research using animals or rDNA
Ms Monica Molina
Assistant Director of Research Protections
molinamm@appstate.edu
828-262-4060
374 John Thomas Hall

Contact Monica for information about:

  • Policies and procedures for research compliance topics
  • IRB process and submissions
  • CITI training registration/course selection
  • Responsible Conduct of Research administration
  • Workshops/class visits/training on IRB
staff photo Dr Shawn Bergman
Director of Office of Research Consultation
bergmans@appstate.edu
828-262-7667
251B Plemmons Student Union

Contact Shawn for information about:

  • collecting, editing, verifying, and managed quantitative/statistical/biostatistical data
  • data analysis using software such as Excel, SAS, SPSS, Stata, and MPlus

Contact

Office of Research
John E. Thomas Building
287 Rivers Street
Room 382
PO Box 32174
Boone, NC 28608-2174
Ph: (828) 262-7459
Fax: (828) 262-2641
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Skype us at: appstate.grants1
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