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Committee Members

URA proposals are evaluated by an interdisciplinary faculty review committee. Once proposals are received, additional ad hoc reviewers may be added to the standing committee as needed. Discipline-specific subcommittees give particular scrutiny to the proposals in their fields, using the structured rating sheet. In a final selection meeting, the full committee considers the rankings and recommendations of the subcommittees in making final funding decisions. As many worthy proposals as possible receive full or partial funding, up to the limit of available funds.

Lee Blaney

Assistant Professor

Chemical, Biochemical, and Environmental Engineering

Janet McGlynn
Director of Communication and Outreach

Office of Undergraduate Education

Kate Brown

Associate Professor

History

Jennie B. Leach

Associate Professor
Chemical, Biochemical, and Environmental Engineering

Kip Canfield
Associate Professor
Information Systems
J. Vanderlei Martins
Associate Professor
Physics
Shlomo Carmi
Professor and Dean Emeritus
Mechanical Engineering

David Mitch
Professor
Economics

Jian Chen
Associate Professor
Computer Science and Electrical Engineering

Joseph Morin
Lecturer
Music

Viviana Cordova

Assistant Professor

Visual Arts

Tim Oates

Professor

Computer Science and Electrical Engineering

Jean Fernandez
Associate Professor
English

Michele Osherow
Associate Professor
English

Carolyn Forestiere (Sabbatical 2013 - 2014)

Associate Professor
Political Science

Luis Pinet-Peralta

Associate Director
Health Administration and Policy Program

Jeffrey Gardner
Assistant Professor
Biological Sciences
Muruhan Rathinam
Associate Professor
Mathematics and Statistics
Marilyn Goldberg
Associate Professor
Ancient Studies
Elaine Rusinko
Associate Professor of Russian
Modern Language, Linguistics and Intercultural Communication
Vin Grabill, Chair
Associate Professor
Visual Arts

Paul Smith
Associate Professor
Chemistry

Doug Hamby
Associate Professor
Dance
Chris Swan
Associate Professor
Geography

Nicole King

Assistant Professor
American Studies

Laura Ting
Associate Professor
Social Work

Alan Kreizenbeck
Associate Professor
Theatre

Marcus Zupan
Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Bernie Lohr

Assistant Professor
Biology

 
   
 

Committee membership as of March 2014

Faculty members interested in becoming a member of the URA Committee, should contact

Janet McGlynn (5-5754, mcglynn@umbc.edu)