Research Administration Hub

  • Office of Research

Sponsored Projects Administration Services

Our Research Administrators are the first level of contact for principal investigators in regards to providing pre- and post-award administrative support for externally funded awards. They facilitate submission of proposals through the Office of Sponsored Programs to sponsors and agencies as well as provide fiscal and administrative post- award support through the life cycle of awards.

Services & Support

Pre-Award Services

  • Assistance with budget preparation
  • Guidance on cost allowability
  • Preparation of internal forms and routing for internal approvals

Post-Award Services

  • Providing financials and projections
  • Award monitoring and compliance
  • Coordinating the issuance of subawards, purchasing, travel and hiring
  • Grant closeout 

Center Management

  • Center operations and fiscal administration 
  • General fund management
  • Recharge or service center administration
  • Pre- and post-award services

Contact Us

Name Title Assigned Unit Email
Kris Keays-Gant Manager of Research Administration Vice Chancellor of Research
College of Business and Public Policy

Liz Horton Center Manager Center for Human Development
Alaska Center for Rural Health and Health Workforce

Kathleen Stadum Center Manager Alaska Center for Conservation Science
Environmental and Natural Resources Institute

Cindy Detablan Center Manager Business Enterprise Institute
Institute of Social and Economic Research

Theresa Rzeczycki Senior Research Administrator College of Health

Terry DeMesa Senior Research Administrator College of Arts and Sciences
College of Engineering

Roxana Petrilla Senior Research Administrator Community and Technical College
Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs
Vice Chancellor of Administrative Services
School of Education
Community Campuses
Division of Population Health Sciences

Rachel Love    Research Administrator INBRE


Name Title Email
Mat Hoogendoorn Research Administrator
Rachel Love Research Administrator
Laura McCrillis Davis Research Administrator
Donna Willoya RA Technician


Mailing Address 
UAA Office of Research
3211 Providence Dr. 
Anchorage, AK 99508