Research Administration

The Office of Research Administration (ORA), under the Vice President for Finance and Operations, provides administrative support to research faculty in proposal preparation, oversees contract and grant administration, and performs timely closeout of expired research projects. ORA's basic operations are described within the pages of this website. See the Research Flow Chart for an overview of the administrative research process, and the Proposals page for details of the proposal preparation process.

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Office of Research Administration
(303) 273-3972
130 Guggenheim Hall
1500 Illinois Street
Golden, CO 80401-1887

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Ralph Brown
Director of Research Administration
(303) 273-3538
rabrown@mines.edu

Rita Kowalski
Administrative Assistant
(303) 273-3972
rckowals@mines.edu

Johanna Eagan
Assistant Director
(303) 384-2589
jeagan@mines.edu

Eleanor Maes
Consortium & Compliance Manager
(303) 384-2185
emaes@mines.edu

Jean Starling
Accounting Tech
(303) 273-3122
jstarlin@mines.edu

Barbara Schneider
Grant Billing Administrator
(303) 273-3269
bschneid@mines.edu

Michele Land
Contracts Administrator
(303) 273-3405
mland@mines.edu

Dianne Detmer
Proposal Analyst
(303) 384-2569
ddetmer@mines.edu

Karen Haines
Proposal Analyst
(303) 273-3910
khaines@mines.edu 

Jill Bremer
Proposal Supervisor
(303) 273-3242
jbremer@mines.edu 

Sharon Dehmlow
Proposal Analyst
(303) 273-3411
sdehmlow@mines.edu

Deborah Rickaby
Post Award/Finance Manager
(303) 273-3429
drickaby@mines.edu

Lisa Martinez-Conover
Grant Administrator
(303) 273-3912
lconover@mines.edu

Monica Hensen
Grant Administrator
(303) 384-2186
mhensen@mines.edu

Christina Reveles
Grant Administrator
(303) 384-2293
creveles@mines.edu

Katy Ginger
Data and Research Systems Manager
(303) 273-3681
ginger@mines.edu

Andi Niess
Data and Website Specialist
(303) 384-2316
aniess@mines.edu