Select Committee on Global Affairs

Mission and Responsibilities:

  • Actively assist, advocate, and advance NCURA’s global strategic agenda and initiatives.
  • Advocate for and assist the International Region, including program development and outreach; this responsibility will transition away once the International Region is more established.
  • Serve as a resource for educational topic suggestions and program ideas on global research management.
  • Oversee the NCURA International Fellowship Program, including, but not limited to, presentation of recommended Fellows for Board concurrence. 
  • Serve as NCURA’s global ambassadors and meet or otherwise communicate with non-US visitors as requested by the Executive Director and Executive Committee, or by members of the International Region.
  • Serve as a communication conduit between the International Region, the International Collaborate Community and the greater membership.
  • Oversee and advise with non-regional, educational global programming and outreach.


SCGA Members   Positions  Home Organization
Kim Moreland  Chair University of Wisconsin, Madison
Agatha Keller  Vice Chair ETH/Zurich
Suzanne Rivera  Member Case Western Reserve University
Caroline Jones  Member Stanford University
Jeremy Miner Member University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire
Pamela Vargas Member Southeast Missouri State University
Gai Doran Member Yale University
Tadashi Sugihara Member Kyoto University
 Ara Tahmassia Member   Harvard University
Marianne Woods Member Johns Hopkins University