The Mission of the Council on Undergraduate Research

The mission of the Council on Undergraduate Research is to support and promote high-quality undergraduate student-faculty collaborative research and scholarship.

Contact CUR members for information regarding support for research presentations at conferences, Scholars Colloquium research awards, and faculty mentor stipends.


Kenneth Hawley, Ph.D.
Professor of English
Honors College, Department of Humanities

Director, Rhodes Family Institute for Undergraduate Research
Director, Brian S. Donaghey Center for Boethian Studies
Administration Building, Lobby
MWF 8:00 -10:00 a.m., 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Advisory Council

Ronda Eade
Graduate Behavioral Sciences

Behavioral Sciences Building 100

Caren Fullerton, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Business Administration and Management
School of Business

Christa Dobbs Center for Business

Jennifer Hardin, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
School of Education, Graduate Education

Education Building

Carlos Perez, Ph.D.
Program Coordinator, Family Studies
Graduate Psychology and Counseling 

Behavioral Sciences, 106-A

Lucy Porter, M.S.
Assistant Professor of Natural Sciences
Department of Natural Sciences

Mabee Science Building 117

Barbara Slate, M.L.S.
Associate Professor of Library Science
University Library

Library Administrative Office

Doug Swartz, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Natural Science
Department of Natural Sciences

Mabee Science Building 117