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Research Leadership

Name Title College Email Address Telephone
Aimee Arias, Ph.D. Associate Dean and Professor Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters akanner2@fau.edu AH 52 - Room 214D 561.297.3211
Randy Blakely, Ph.D. Executive Director, FAU Brain Institute Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine rblakely@health.fau.edu MC 17, Room 107 561.799.8100
Brian Benscoter, Ph.D. Associate Professor and Davie Campus Rep Davie Campus bbenscot@fau.edu BC, 437 954-236-1141
Donna Chamely-Wiik, Ph.D. Associate Scientist Director Office of Undergraduate Research and Inquiry (OURI) dchamely@fau.edu PS 55 - Room 216 561.297.0046
Gregg Fields, Ph.D. Director of Institute for Human Health and Disease Intervention I-HEALTH Pillar fieldsg@fau.edu MC 211 (561) 799-8577
Daniel Flynn, Ph.D. Vice President for Research Division of Research flynnd@fau.edu AD 10 - Room 392 561.297.0268
Wendy Guastaferro, Ph.D. Associate Dean for Research, Associate Professor, Criminology & Criminal Justice College for Design and Social Inquiry wguastaferro@fau.edu SO 44 – Room 209   
Jason Hallstrom, Ph.D. Professor & Dir. I-SENSE ISENSE Pillar jhallstrom@fau.edu EE 324 561.297.4748
Javad Hashemi, Ph.D. Associate Dean for Research College of Engineering and Computer Science jhashemi@fau.edu EW 183 561.297.3438
Patricia Liehr, Ph.D. Associate Dean for Research, Distinguished Professor Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing pliehr@health.fau.edu NU 84 – Room 215D 561.297.2048
Warner Miller, Ph.D. Associate Dean of Research and Scholarship, Professor Charles E. Schmidt College of Science wam@fau.edu SE 43 - Room 108
Jon Moore , Ph.D. Professor of Political Science; Interim Dean Honors College jmoore@fau.edu MC, 175 561-799-8025
Janet Robishaw, Ph.D. Senior Associate Dean for Research, Professor and Chair of the Department of Biomedical Science Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine jrobishaw@health.fau.edu BC 71 - Room 341 561.297.4828
Nancy Romance, Ph.D. Director of the STEM Education Collaborative Office of the Provost romance@fau.edu ED 47 - Room 331 561.297.3577
Stephen Silverman, Ed.D. Dean of the College of Education College of Education jelliot@fau.edu 561-297-3357
James Sullivan, Ph.D. Executive Director of FAU Harbor Branch Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute jsullivan@fau.edu 772-242-2404

Victoria Thur,


Head of Special Collections FAU Library vthur@fau.edu LY 3 - Room 259 561.297.3787
Paul Wills, Ph.D. Associate Director for Research, Associate Research Professor Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute pwills2@fau.edu HB 11 - Room 109 772.242.2454
Shermeen Yousif, Ph.D. Assistant Professor and Fort Lauderdale Campus Rep Fort Lauderdale Campus syousif@fau.edu HE, 710 954-762-5654

Leaders from across FAU research enterprise recently gathered at a Research Retreat to discuss future directions, infrastructure needs, and the vision to propel the university toward research excellence and preeminence. From that session, the division developed the following white paper.

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