Research Development Fellows

The Office of Research and Economic Development continues to invest in our existing faculty through ResearchFRST. The program offers resources, support and training that enable professional development, large interdisciplinary project grant support, research incentive programs, innovation technology development and implementation, and Core Facilities support. For more information, contact us at


Meet the Mid-Career Research Development Fellows

The Mid-Career Research Development Fellows Program will provide research development opportunities to post-tenure / mid-career faculty prior to promotion to full Professor. Those who have been selected will participate in workshops and career-building events. 

Prasad Calyam
Electrical Engineering, Engineering
Keona Ervine
History, A&S
Amanda Hinnant
Journalism, Journalism
Lynn Itagaki
English, A&S
Johanna Kramer
English, A&S
April Langley
English, A&S
Justin Legarsky
Electrical Engineering, Engineering
Wilson Majee
Health Sciences, Health Professions
Allison Meyer
Animal Sciences, CAFNR
Sarah Orton
Civil Engineering, Engineering
Christine Proulx
Human Dev and Family Science, HES
Patrick Rottinghaus
Edu and Counseling Psych, Education
Christine VanPool
Anthropology, A&S


Meet the Early Career Research Development Fellows

The Early Career Research Development Fellows Program is a three-year cohort-based program for new faculty that will comprise four components: professional development; individualized research development support; agency engagement; and individualized career development support.

Ahmed Balboula
Animal Sciences, CAFNR
Loren Bauerband
Health Sciences, Health Professions
Tandis Bidgoli
Geological Sciences, A&S
Rene Cortese
Child Health, Medicine
Andrea Figueroa-Caballero
Communication, A&S
Samniqueka Halsey
Natural Resources, CAFNR
Kaleea Lewis
Public Health, Health Professions
Shannon McClain
Edu & Counseling Psych, Education
Jonathan Mitchem
Surgery/Oncology, Medicine
Jessica Rodrigues
Special Education, Education
Pavel Somavat
Food Science, CAFNR
Astrid Villamil
Communication, A&S
Feng Yin
Pathology, Medicine
Li Zhao
Textiles & Apparel Mgmt., HES


Last Updated: October 16, 2020