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Meet the OURI Faculty and Staff

The Office of Undergraduate Research and Inquiry provides resources and support to FAU's undergraduate students and faculty involved in research, scholarship, and creative activity.  OURI was developed to support FAU's Quality Enhancement Plan and assist all faculty and students. To view OURI's presentations, along with publications, visit the Presentation and Publications page.  Meet the staff that helps make this possible!

The Office of Undergraduate of Research and Inquiry can be reached at 561-297-6874 (OURI) or by email via OURI@fau.edu. 


Donna Chamely-Wiik

Donna Chamely-Wiik, Ph.D., Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Research and Associate Scientist, Chemistry 

Education  Ph.D. Chemistry, Florida Atlantic University
Research Interests
Science Education: Addressing areas of national need in Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) including: 1) Curricular reform, 2) Graduate student and teacher preparation and 3) STEM pipeline.
Undergraduate Research Experience
Synthesis of group IVB metallocene polymers designed to influence plant growth and seed germination.   
Email dchamely@fau.edu
Phone 561-297-1019




Anthony L.  Ambrosio, Ph.D., Director, Undergraduate Assessment

Ph.D. Educational Psychology, University of Northern Colorado
Research and Professional Interests   
Authentic Assessment, Performance Assessment, Program Evaluation, Psychometrics, Student Learning.
Email   aambrosio@fau.edu
Phone  561-297-4560

 Tracy Baker


Tracy N. Baker, M.Ed., Assistant Program Director

M.Ed Social Foundations: Educational Psychology, Florida Atlantic University
Research Interests 
Self-efficacy, Motivation, Academic Achievement, Educational Impact of Undergraduate Research Participation 
Undergraduate Research Experience 
Interpersonal conflict resolution  
Email   tnlbaker@fau.edu
Phone  561-297-4878  

Jennie Soberon

Jennie Soberon, OURI Assistant Program Director

BBA Finance, University of Miami, FL
Research Interests
Finance in regards to Insurance, Undergraduate Research in the Arts.
Email  jsoberon@fau.edu
Phone  561-297-1033 


Jodiene Johnson, LEARN Program Coordinator

BS Health Science, University of Miami, FL
Favorite Hobbies 
Traveling, Watching movies especially foreign films
Something on my “Bucket List"
Travel to six of the seven continents

Patricia Sampedro

Patricia E. Sampedro, Administrative Assistant

BBA Accounting, Florida Atlantic University
Favorite Hobbies 
Traveling with my daughters, Sewing, Arts and Crafts, Movies
Something on my “Bucket List"
Learn Hebrew

 Andrea Thompson

 Andrea Thompson, M.A., Program Coordinator

M.A. Mass Communications, University of Central Florida, FL
Research Interest
Social media platforms 
Favorite Hobbies
Dancing, Trying food from different Countries, Traveling  
Email   athompson@fau.edu
Phone  561-297-4298 











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