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ORSP Faculty Fellows 

Call for ORSP Faculty Fellows

Explore research from a variety of perspectives and share your insights while receiving a 3-credit course release in Fall and Spring. Fellows will identify special projects of interest that can be developed and/or implemented during the year.
Calls for new Faculty Fellows come out in fall of each year. Watch the weekly ORSP email newsletter for details.

Position description for 2015-2016 Faculty Fellow
Applicants are strongly encouraged to discuss the position and potential projects with Karen Havholm (836-3405) and with the current or recent Faculty Fellows.

Current ORSP Faculty Fellows

Dr. Lisa Quinn-Lee, assistant professor of social work, and Dr. Susan Moch, professor of nursing, have been selected as the ORSP Faculty Fellow for the 2014-15 academic year. Quinn-Lee and Moch will explore models of client-based research, which could be used by faculty and staff to collaborate with community groups.

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Dr. Susan Moch (left) and Dr. Lisa Quinn-Lee (right)


Previous ORSP Faculty Fellows

We thank these Fellows for their fresh ideas, energy, enthusiasm, and hard work—all have played a critical part in ORSP's ability to expand its capabilities and services.

Dr. Bob Eierman, professor of chemistry, has been selected as Faculty Fellow in the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs for the 2013-14 academic year. Dr. Eierman will focus on identifying, developing and communicating about models for robust, effective student research and creative activity mentoring programs.


Dr. David Lonzarich, professor in biology, has been selected to continue as an ORSP Faculty Fellow for the 2012-13 academic year.  He is working on a Council on Undergraduate Research-sponsored initiative on advancing institutionalization of undergraduate research and creative activity.

Dr. Nicholas Phillips, assistant professor of music and 2011-12 Fellow, promoted involvement of undergraduates in scholarship in the Fine Arts.
Nicholas Phillips

Dr. Mary Canales, associate professor of nursing and the 2010-11 Fellow, promoted faculty fellowship opportunities such as Fulbright and researched involvement of underrepresented minority students in undergraduate research.

Mary Canales

Dr. David Jewett, professor of psychology and the 2009-10 Fellow, spearheaded efforts to develop a system that ensures students are trained in the responsible conduct of research.

David C. Jewett

Dr. Patricia Turner, professor of history and the 2008-09 Fellow, led a revision and update of ORSP's Web site.

Patricia Turner, history

Dr. Jennifer Shaddock, professor of English, was the first ORSP Fellow in 2007-08 and she wrote an institutional grant proposal.