NCURA Distinguished Educator Designation

NCURA Distinguished Educator Designation

The NCURA Distinguished Educator designation recognizes exceptional contributions through the ideation, creation and delivery of NCURA’s national/global Research Administration educational offerings.  An individual holding the Distinguished Educator designation is one who has had a major impact on multiple educational levels in professional development within NCURA.

NCURA Distinguished Educators


Csilla Csaplár, Assistant Vice Chancellor, Research Administration and Compliance, Office of Research, University of California, Santa Cruz, NCURA Distinguished Educator

Jeremy Miner, Associate Director of Pre-Award, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee NCURA Distinguished Educator


Tolise C. Dailey, Director, Training & Education Development and Communication & Outreach, Office of Research Administration, Duke University, NCURA Distinguished Educator

Denise M. Moody, Director of Research Administration, Sponsored Programs Administration, Boston VA Research Institute, Inc., NCURA Distinguished Educator

Dan Nordquist, Associate Vice President for Research and Deputy Vice President for Operations, Office of Research Support and Operations, Washington State University, NCURA Distinguished Educator


Heather M. Offhaus, Director, Medical School Grant Services & Analysis, Office of Research, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, NCURA Distinguished Educator

Jeffrey A. Silber, Senior Director, Sponsored Financial Services, Cornell University, NCURA Distinguished Educator


Jamie Caldwell, Associate Vice Chancellor for Research Administration, University of Kansas Medical Center, NCURA Distinguished Educator

Denise J. Clark, Associate Vice President for Administration and Chief of Staff, University of Maryland, College Park, NCURA Distinguished Educator

Vivian Holmes, Assistant Dean, Research Administration, School of Public Health, Boston University, NCURA Distinguished Educator

Suzanne M. Rivera, President, Macalester College, NCURA Distinguished Educator

Jill F. Tincher, Executive Director, Sponsored Projects Administration, University of Georgia, NCURA Distinguished Educator


Kerry Peluso, Assistant Vice President for Research Administration & Finance, Florida State University, NCURA Distinguished Educator

Craig A. Reynolds, Executive Director, Office of Research and Sponsored Projects, University of Michigan- Ann Arbor, NCURA Distinguished Educator

Samantha J. Westcott, Sponsored Research Manager, Division of Physics, Mathematics, and Astronomy, California Institute of Technology, NCURA Distinguished Educator

Marianne R. Woods, Academic Program Director, Master of Science in Research Administration, Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, Advanced Academic Programs, Johns Hopkins University, NCURA Distinguished Educator


Robert C. Andresen, Director of Research Financial Services, University of Wisconsin-Madison, NCURA Distinguished Educator

Patricia A. Hawk, Assistant Vice President, Office for Sponsored Research and Award Administration, Oregon State University, NCURA Distinguished Educator

Cynthia Hope, Assistant Vice President for Research & Director of Sponsored Programs, The University of Alabama, NCURA Distinguished Educator

David W. Richardson, Associate Vice Chancellor for Research, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, NCURA Distinguished Educator


Gunta J. Liders, Associate Vice President for Research Administration, University of Rochester, NCURA Distinguished Educator

Richard P. Seligman, Associate Vice President for Research Administration, California Institute of Technology, NCURA Distinguished Educator

Pamela A. Webb, Associate Vice President for Research, University of Minnesota, NCURA Distinguished Educator


Ann M. Holmes, Assistant Dean, College of Behavioral and Social Sciences, University of Maryland College Park, NCURA Distinguished Educator

David J. Mayo, Director of Sponsored Research, California Institute of Technology, NCURA Distinguished Educator

Kim Moreland, Associate Vice Chancellor for Research & Sponsored Programs, University of Wisconsin Madison, NCURA Distinguished Educator

Patrick W. Fitzgerald, Associate Dean for Research Administration, Harvard University, NCURA Distinguished Educator