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CSCE Staff

Robert P. Smart, Ph.D.

Vice Provost for Research Administration and Executive Director, Center for Scholarly and Creative Excellence

Dr. Smart is the founding Executive Director for the Center for Scholarly and Creative Excellence (CSCE) at Grand Valley State University. The CSCE oversees Grand Valley’s research enterprise including all extramural and intramural funding, research protections, and undergraduate research and scholarship. Dr. Smart holds a BA degree with honors from Albion College and a Doctorate in organic chemistry from Michigan State University. He holds the rank of Full Professor of Chemistry. He is accomplished in all areas, receiving awards in research, teaching, and service.

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Robert Smart

CSCE Staff

Name Title
Figueroa, Marizel Dávila Research Compliance Specialist
Gouin-Hart, Michael Director, Office of Sponsored Programs
Kienitz, Andrew Grants and Contracts Specialist
Mendoza, Susan Director OURS
Moseler, Jean Administrative Assistant
Sickrey, Shelley OURS Assistant
Smart, Robert Vice Provost for Research Administration, Executive Director CSCE
Vesper, Benjamin Research Compliance Specialist
Wright, Melissa Grants and Contracts Specialist