Mission Statement

Our mission is to create and sustain a culture of research among COAS faculty and students and to provide faculty with information and resources to facilitate faculty research and student activities.

Previous Activities

Grant Writing Panel - Fall 2023

Event held October 30, 1:00-3:30 in the Science Auditorium. This event featured faculty from the College of Arts and Sciences giving talks about applying for grants and submitting publications. The panels were led by Dr. Thomas Sowers and Dr. Sanaz Alasti. Dr. Phil Cole, Dr. Jeff Forret, Dr. Ginger Gummelt, Dr. Matt Hoch, Ms. Gretchen Johnson, Dr. Xingya Liu, Dr. Elizabeth Long, Dr. Sylvestre Twagirayezu, and Dr. Ruthie Robinson participated in the panel discussion. Opening Remarks were made by Dr. Jerry Lin, Associate Provost for Research.


Committee Members

Department of Biology
  Matt Hoch, Associate Professor

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
  Sylvestre Twagirayezu, Assistant Professor

Department of Computer Science
  Sujing Wang, Associate Professor
  Xingya Liu, Associate Professor

Department of English and Modern Languages
  Casey Ford, Instructor

Department of History
  Jeff Forret, Professor

JoAnne Gay Dishman School of Nursing
  Raouth Kostandy, Assistant Professor

Department of Mathematics
  Wael Al-Sawai, Assistant Professor

Department of Physics
  Phil Cole, Professor and Chair

Department of Political Science
  Tom Sowers, Associate Professor and Chair

Department of Psychologyy
  Raymond Doe, Assistant Professor

Sociology Program
  Jesse Garcia, Assistant Professor

Criminal Justice Program
  Sanaz Alasti, Associate Professor
  Vidisha Worley, Associate Professor


Thomas Sowers
Sanaz Alasti