URSA Steering Committee

Directors

  • Nathan Elkins, Director of URSA-Arts and Humanities, Associate Professor
    Dept. of Art & Art History, College of Arts & Sciences
  • Tamarah Adair, Director of URSA-STEM, Senior Lecturer
    Dept. of Biology, College of Arts & Sciences

Faculty Representatives

  • Eileen Bentsen, Reference Librarian
    University Libraries
  • Susan Bratton, Professor
    Dept. of Environmental Science
  • Laurie Burney, Associate Professor
    Accounting & Business Law, Hankamer School of Business
  • Gerald Cleaver, Professor
    Dept. of Physics
  • Charlotte Daniel, Assistant Professor
    School of Music
  • Michael-John DePalma, Associate Professor
    Coordinator of Professional Writing and Rhetoric
  • Patrick Farmer, Professor and Chairman
    Dept. of Chemistry & Biochemistry, College of Arts & Sciences
  • Leigh Greathouse, Assistant Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences
    Nutrition Sciences
  • Heidi Hornik-Parsons, Professor of Art History
    Dept. of Art and Art History
  • Jonathan Hu, Associate Professor
    Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, School of Engineering & Computer Science
  • Dennis Johnston, Professor
    Dept. of Statistical Science, College of Arts & Sciences
  • Robert Miner, Professor of Philosophy
    Great Texts
  • Kelly Rossler, Assistant Professor
    Dept. of Nursing, Herrington School of Nursing & Dean's Office

ex officio members

  • Rich Sanker, Director
    Pre-Health Studies, College of Arts & Sciences
  • Riz Klausmeyer, Director of Undergraduate Research
    Office of Engaged Learning
  • Steven Fernandez, Director McNair Scholars Program
  • Wes Null, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education & Institutional Effectiveness
  • Vicki Patterson, University Research Administrator
    Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences

Student Representatives

  • Emily Ziperman, BURST Representative
  • Sarah Berning, Professional writing