CORD Executive Committee

Ann Austin
Ann Austin

Associate Dean for Research, College of Education
Professor, Department of Educational Administration
Erickson Hall 
620 Farm Ln, Room 419a

Support Staff: Jennifer Kiser, 517-353-3248,


DeAndra Beck
DeAndra Beck

CORD Co-Chair

Associate Dean for Research, International Studies and Programs
International Center
427 N Shaw Ln, Room 207 

Support Staff: Julie Norton, 517-355-2350,

207 International Center
(517) 355-2350
Kendra Spence Cheruvelil
Kendra Spence Cheruvelil

Associate Dean of Research and Faculty Development, Lyman Briggs College
Director, Scholarship of Undergraduate Teaching & Learning Graduate Fellowship Program
Co-Director of the Data-Intensive Landscape Limnology Lab, Dept. of Fisheries & Wildlife
E-29 Holmes Hall
Ph# 517-353-9528,

David DeWitt
David DeWitt

Senior Associate Dean for Budget, Planning, Research and Administration, College of Natural Science
Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Director, RTSF (Research Technology Support Facility)
122 Natural Science Bldg.


Walter J. Esselman
Walter J. Esselman

Senior Associate Dean for Research, College of Human Medicine
Professor, Microbiology & Molecular Genetics
965 Fee Road, A209 East Fee Hall
East Lansing, Michigan 48824

Support Staff: Melinda Kochenderfer, 517-884-8038,

Barbara Given
Barbara Given

Interim Associate Dean for Research and PhD Program, University Distinguished Professor, College of Nursing
C383 Bott Building

Support Staff: Dorothy Luckie, 

William Hart-Davidson
William Hart-Davidson

Associate Dean for Research & Graduate Education, College of Arts and Letters
Professor, Dept. of Writing, Rhetroic, & American Cultures
Senior Researcher, WIDE Research Center
300 Linton Hall

Support Staff: Leann Dalimonte, 517-355-9570,

J. Justin McCormick
J. Justin McCormick

Associate Dean for Research, College of Osteopathic Medicine
University Distinguished Professor, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics and Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
341 Food Safety & Toxicology Bldg.

Support Staff: Bethany Heinlen, 517-884-3827,

Joseph P. Messina
Joseph P. Messina

CORD Co-Chair

Associate Dean for Research, College of Social Science
Professor, Geography
509 E. Circle Drive, Room 203A Berkey Hall

Support Staff: Sara Allison, 517-432-0860,

Linda Racioppi
Linda Racioppi

Associate Dean for Research, James Madison College
Professor, Comparative Cultures and Politics and International Relations
Case Hall 
842 Chestnut Rd, Room S360


Michael Sant'Ambrogio
Michael Sant'Ambrogio

Associate Dean for Research, College of Law 
Associate Professor of Law
Law College Building
648 N. Shaw Lane, Rm 367

Support Staff: Sheri Riggle, 517-432-6818,


Kami Silk
Kami Silk

Associate Dean of Research and Director of Master's of Health and Risk Communications, College of Communication Arts and Sciences
Professor, Department of Communication
Communication Arts & Sciences Building
404 Wilson Road, Room 293

Support Staff: Molly Carmody,


George Smith
George Smith

Associate Dean for Research, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Associate Director, MSU AgBioResearch
109 Morrill Hall of Agriculture
517-355-0123 ext.109

Support Staff: Bridget Becker, 517-355-0123,



John Verboncoeur
John Verboncoeur

Associate Dean for Research, College of Engineering
Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Engineering Building
428 S Shaw Ln, Room 3410 


Robert Wiseman
Robert Wiseman

Senior Associate Dean, Eli Broad College of Business
Business College Complex
632 Bogue St N520

Support Staff: Rachel Rochefort, 517-432-3196,


Vilma Yuzbasiyan-Gurkan
Vilma Yuzbasiyan-Gurkan

Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies, Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine
Vet Medical Center
784 Wilson Road, Room G100

Support Staff: Dimity Palazzola, 517-353-3118,