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Staff and Responsibilities

Senior Vice Provost for Research

Robert A. Buhrman, Senior Vice Provost for Research
rab8@cornell.edu
607-255-7200

Oversight and advocacy for the research enterprise at Cornell.

Senior Associate Vice Provost for Research

Andrew H. Bass, Senior Associate Vice Provost for Research
ahb3@cornell.edu
607-255-7200

Advance faculty research initiatives, promote interdisciplinary and intercampus programs.

Office of the Vice Provost for Research Staff

Michael A. Barbato, Director of Finance and Budget
mab237@cornell.edu
607-255-6126

Responsible for financial planning, strategy, analysis, reporting, annual budget for the Research Division. Manages daily fiscal operations; ensures policy compliance; directs Financial Support Services (FSS).

Cathy Long, Associate Vice President for Research Administration
cel3@cornell.edu
607-255-2946

Chief administrative officer for the research centers and offices reporting to the Research Division.

Deborah Shigley, Director of Human Resources
dks7@cornell.edu
607-255-2947

Manages human resources for the Research Division (RDHR); facilitates employee relations issues and provides training.

Kelly Strickland, Executive Staff Assistant
kss1@cornell.edu
607-255-7200

Provides wide range of administrative support, including calendaring for the Senior Vice Provost for Research and the Vice Provost for Research Administration, account management, and events coordination.

Research Communications

Tina Snead, Director of Research Communications
ew15@cornell.edu
607-255-1532

Financial Support Services

Donna Jenney, Group Leader
djj1@cornell.edu
607-254-8702

Caryn Lemmon, Senior Transaction Specialist
chl52@cornell.edu
607-255-7476

Elaine Knapp, Transaction Specialist 
ek628@cornell.edu
607-255-7648

Charyl Millspaugh, Transaction Specialist 
cd88@cornell.edu
607-255-7866

Research Division Human Resources

Jamie Washburn, HR Assistant Director
jaw23@cornell.edu
607-254-8701

Research Division Directors

Philippe Baneux, Director
Center for Animal Resources and Education
607-253-3523

Zachary Jacques, Director
Research Administration Information Services
607-255-6586

Mary-Margaret Klempa, Director
Office of Sponsored Programs
607-255-2939

Alice Li, Executive Director
Center for Technology Licensing (CTL)
607-254-4487

Amita Verma, Director
Office of Research Integrity and Assurance
607-255-2214


Contact

Office of the Vice Provost
for Research
222 Day Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
(607) 255-7200
Email: vp_research@cornell.edu