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  • Nancy Glenn

    Interim Vice President for Research

    Oversees all programs, policies, and infrastructure within the Division of Research and Economic Development.

    Oversees all programs, policies, and infrastructure within the Division of Research and Economic Development.

  • Brett Adkins

    Director, Office of Technology Transfer

  • Kathy Aruajo

    Kathleen Araújo

    Director of the Energy Policy Institute - Center for Advanced Energy Studies

    Directs the Energy Policy Institute, including the strategic management of research, advising, programming and business development.

    Directs the Energy Policy Institute, including the strategic management of research, advising, programming and business development.

  • Roger Brown

    Director of Economic Development and Community Affairs

  • Karen Henry

    Associate Vice President, Sponsored Programs

    Represents the interests of sponsored program administration on campus and to external sponsors, including policy development and administrative guidance to faculty and staff.

    Office of Sponsored Programs

    Represents the interests of sponsored program administration on campus and to external sponsors, including policy development and administrative guidance to faculty and staff.

  • Jana LaRosa

    Jana LaRosa

    Assistant Vice President, Research Advancement and Strategy

    Responsible for project management of large-scale, multi-discipline Institutional level grants. Assists faculty in strategy, coordination, communication, writing and editing for grant proposals. Develops tools, technique, and process around proposal development best practice.

    Responsible for project management of large-scale, multi-discipline Institutional level grants. Assists faculty in strategy, coordination, communication, writing and editing for grant proposals. Develops tools, technique, and process around proposal development best practice.

  • Matt Lundgren

    Director, Office of Research Compliance

    Responsible for programs and education related to compliance awareness and accountability involving human subjects, animal welfare, biosafety/biohazards, and research misconduct.

    Responsible for programs and education related to compliance awareness and accountability involving human subjects, animal welfare, biosafety/biohazards, and research misconduct.

  • Virginia Pellegrini

    Director of Development

  • Brianne Phillips

    Research Promotions and Communications Specialist

    Helps shape the division’s communications, media relations, marketing and promotions, web writing and development, video productions, social media, events and other outreach. Also edits Boise State research magazine.

    Helps shape the division’s communications, media relations, marketing and promotions, web writing and development, video productions, social media, events and other outreach. Also edits Boise State research magazine.

  • Steve Swanson

    Steve Swanson

    Distinguished Educator in Residence

    Provides vision and leadership in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), represents the university and initiates opportunities, locally and nationally, using his experience as a computer scientist and former NASA astronaut.
    Click here to request an appearance

    Provides vision and leadership in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), represents the university and initiates opportunities, locally and nationally, using his experience as a computer scientist and former NASA astronaut.
    Click here to request an appearance

  • Edward Vasko

    Director of the Institute for Pervasive Cybersecurity

  • Chad Watson

    Director of Research Development

  • Robyn Williams

    Robyn Williams

    Executive Assistant

    Handles administrative matters directly relating to the Division of Research and Economic Development office.

    Office of the Vice President

    Handles administrative matters directly relating to the Division of Research and Economic Development office.

  • Division of Research and Economic Development Office

    1910 University Drive, Administration Building, Suite 214, Boise, Idaho 83725-1135
  • Office of Conflict of Interest and Export Controls

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