The Office of Research is responsive to the needs of its faculty, staff and students in all aspects of research, with highly improved and timely dissemination of information in that regard from its component units.

The Proposal Development Services unit of the Office of Research serves to assist faculty in the planning, writing, and editing of grant proposals. The Proposal Development Officer coordinates the logistics of proposal development in Sciences, Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

The Department of Research Funding and Pre-Award Services provides exceptional customer service and guidance to faculty, staff, and administrators in obtaining and administering extramural funding through proposal review, authorization, and transmission of proposals to funding agencies.

Research Enhancement and Compliance Services department ensures research compliance with state and federal governing agency regulations and internal policies, guidelines and procedures relative to subject and substance research, intellectual property and time and effort reporting. The department also provides an environment that supports research advancements by conducting and sponsoring necessary laboratory safety and compliance training workshops and research enhancement programs; and by administering faculty development travel awards and seed grant awards for the research community of Texas Southern University.

The Research Financial and Compliance Services is a department within the Office of Research which functions as an accounting and administrative office. This department is responsible for the post-award administration of grants, contracts, cooperative agreements, and all other extramural sponsored programs awarded to the University. Research compliance activities are included as an integral element related to post-award services and the unit reviews and monitors grant-related activities, thereby assuring conformity to federal and state regulations and institutional policies.

Issues relating to post-award administration of grants, contracts, cooperative agreements, and all other forms of sponsored programs awarded to the University are efficiently handled by Research Financial Services.

Proposal Development Services
Contact Person Title Email Phone
David Owerbach, PhD Research Development Officer 713-313-4326
Research Funding & Pre-Award Services
Adana Brown Project Coordinator II 713-313-7457
Research Enhancement & Regulatory Services
Linda Gardiner, PhD Director 713-313-7208
Darnell Johnson, III, MS Industrial Hygienist 713-313-1336
Rhonni E. Dixon, BS Project Coordinator I 713-313-4301
Kimbler A. Lofton Office Administrator 713-313-4245
Research, Financial & Compliance Services
Diane W. Lewis, MBA Director 713-313-7876
Dantes Davies, MS Senior Grant Accountant 713-313-7039
Kathleen Calhoun, MPA Grant Accountant 713-313-7875
Minnie Wolridge, BS Grant Accountant 713-313-7874
Priscilla Seamster, MBA Office Administrator 713-313-7020
Last Updated: 10/29/18