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

First Name Last Name Email Title Office Address Office Phone
Susan Mendoza mendozsu@gvsu.edu Director OURS 230 LIB 616-331-8100 View
Stacey Gardner gardnsta@gvsu.edu Research Compliance Specialist 049 JHZ 616-331-9453 View
Shelley Sickrey sickresh@gvsu.edu OURS Assistant 230 LIB 616-331-8100 View
Robert Smart smartr@gvsu.edu Vice Provost for Research Administration, Executive Director CSCE 049 JHZ 616-331-2281 View
Michele Quick quickmic@gvsu.edu Grants and Contracts Specialist 049 JHZ 616-331-9438 View
Michael Gouin-Hart gouinmi@gvsu.edu Director, Office of Sponsored Programs 049 JHZ 616-331-6826 View
Melissa Wright wrighme@gvsu.edu Grants and Contracts Specialist 049 JHZ 616-331-9452 View
Linda Chamberlain chambeli@gvsu.edu Director, Technology Commercialization Office 049 JHZ 616-331-9528 View
Jim Seufert seufertj@gvsu.edu Director of Lab Safety 322 PAD 616-331-8628 View
Janet Potgeter potgetej@gvsu.edu CSCE Administrative Assistant 049 JHZ 616-331-8531 View
David Martin martind5@gvsu.edu Associate Director OURS, Program Director, McNair Scholars 230 LIB 616-331-8100 View
Courtney Sherwood sherwoco@gvsu.edu McNair Scholars Program Office Coordinator 230 LIB 616-331-8100 View
Beth Pasikowski pasikobe@gvsu.edu Grants and Contracts Specialist 049 JHZ 616-331-7237 View
Benjamin Vesper vesperb@gvsu.edu Director, Research Compliance & Integrity 049 JHZ 616-331-9137 View
Barb Wygant wygantb@gvsu.edu Grants and Contracts Specialist 049 JHZ 616-331-6898 View