Administration and Staff

Dr. John Blondin
Associate Dean for Research
919.515.7865
blondin@ncsu.edu

Serves as chief administrator for the College of Sciences Research Office and is the principal administrative representative on all research matters for the college. Oversees the pre-award staff members who handle proposal processing for the college and the post-award staff members who work directly with faculty in the accounting and financial management of their grants. The associate dean also has responsibilities for space coordination and major construction projects.

Meghan Kerr, CRA
Director of Research Administration
919.513.4110
mngriffi@ncsu.edu

Responsible for all operations of the College Research Office, from proposal preparation to award close-out. Oversees conflict-of-interest management, cost share and effort reporting, contact with the university office of contracts and grants, subcontract monitoring, sponsor reporting and compliance management, and development and delivery of training for both pre-award and post-award services.

Joanna Jones, MA, CRA
Proposal Processor
919.513.4111
jmjones4@ncsu.edu

Manages all aspects of proposal development (including budget development, request-for-proposal interpretation, and submission methods). Processes and submits proposals according to established guidelines.

E. Morgan Hubach, MHA
Proposal Processor
919.515.9767
emhubach@ncsu.edu

Manages all aspects of proposal development (including budget development, request-for-proposal interpretation, and submission methods). Processes proposals according to established guidelines.

Catherine Reeve
Assistant to the Associate Dean for Research
919.515.7865
cdreeve@ncsu.edu

Scheduling and administrative support. Assists with proposal development.

Veronica Morrison
Post-Award Accountant
919.515.2544
vlmorris@ncsu.edu

Manages sponsored projects for the Chemistry and Mathematics Departments. Responsible for ensuring all costs are allowable, allocable, and reasonable and that costs comply with Federal and State regulations and cost principles, as well as adhere to sponsor specific guidelines, terms and conditions.

Runeda Massenburg
Post-Award Accountant
919.515.7445
runeda_watson@ncsu.edu

Manages sponsored projects for Physics, Marine Earth & Atmospheric Sciences (MEAS), Center for Marine Science & Technology (CMAST), and the State Climate Center. Responsible for ensuring all costs are allowable, allocable, and reasonable, and that costs comply with Federal and State regulations and cost principles, as well as adhere to sponsor specific guidelines, terms and conditions.

Jenny Spells
Post-Award Accountant
919.515.2584
jkspells@ncsu.edu

Manages sponsored projects for Biological Sciences, Statistics, W.M. Keck Center, and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Responsible for ensuring all costs are allowable, allocable, and reasonable and that costs comply with Federal and State regulations and cost principles, as well as adhere to sponsor specific guidelines, terms and conditions.

Michico (MJ) James
TEARS Coordinator & Post-Award Accounting Technician
919.513.2725
mpjames@ncsu.edu

TEARS Coordinator for all sponsored projects in the College of Sciences. Manages sponsored projects for  Center for Research in Scientific Computation (CRSC), Center for Quantitative Sciences in Biomedicine (CQSB),   The Science House Centers, Bioinformatics Research Center (BRC),  and Department Head Research Accounts. Responsible for ensuring all costs are allowable, allocable, and reasonable and that costs comply with Federal and State regulations and cost principles, as well as adhere to sponsor specific guidelines, terms and conditions.