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Staff and Advisory Council


Marisa Moazen, Ph.D.
Executive Director

Emily Mitchell
Program Coordinator

Susan Troop
Program Coordinator

Julianna Tullos
Administrative Specialist

Student Staff

  • Codi Drake, Peer Mentor
  • Dylan Johnson, Discovery LLC Peer Mentor
  • Andrew Ten Eyck, Graduate Assistant

Advisory Council

The Undergraduate Research Advisory Council (URAC) provides guidance and support to the Office of Undergraduate Research. The URAC is comprised of of faculty, staff, and students representing areas across the university. These individuals serve a one-year term, renewable upon invitation or appointment.

Faculty and College Representatives

Kimberly Gwinn
Herbert College of Agriculture
George Drinnon
Haslam College of Business
Thomas K Davis
College of Architecture & Design
Beth Meko
College of Communication & Information
Carolyn Staples
College of Arts & Sciences – Art
Hollie Raynor
College of Education, Health, & Human Sciences
Stephen Blackwell
College of Arts & Sciences – Humanities
Claudia Rawn
College of Engineering
Brad Thomson
College of Arts & Sciences – Natural Sciences
Kathleen Thompson
College of Nursing
Lois Presser
College of Arts & Sciences – Social Sciences
Robert Mindrup
College of Social Work
Christine Boake
College of Arts & Sciences
Virginia Stormer
Honors & Scholars

Non-College Representatives (Faculty & Staff)

Kristina Cantin
Honors & Scholars
Andrew Seidler
National Scholarships & Fellowships
Rachel Caldwell
Sylvia Turner
Honors Advisor
Jessica Osborne
Student Success Center
Daniel Magilow
Humanities Center

Student Representatives

  • Thomas Clarity
  • Andrea Ramirez

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