Distinguished Faculty

About Distinguished Faculty

SRAI’s Distinguished Faculty develops and advances the profession of research administration such that research administrators can enhance the research enterprise.

The purpose of Society of Research Administrators International Distinguished Faculty (DF) program is to establish a core group of professionals in the field of research administration who can help SRAI achieve its mission.

  • The education of research administrators, professionals in related fields, and the public through the exchange of information, individual contacts, professional presentations, formal and informal meetings, and
  • The improvement of communication among researchers, host institutions and organizations, the sponsors of research, research administrators, and the public.

Individuals selected by SRAI to serve as Distinguished Faculty (DF) will be expected to:

  1. Enhance the professional development of research administrators around the world by creating and presenting high quality education and training content that adds to the body of knowledge in the field of research.
  2. Serve as “thought leaders” to help the Society develop educational programming that is responsive to the significant events, complex issues, and new trends impacting the field of research.

Learn More About the Application Process 

Once submitted your online application will be forwarded to the DF Subcommittee for consideration. The DF Subcommittee will notify you of acceptance.


If you have any questions or need any assistance with your application, contact Gina Snyder, Program Manager.


Distinguished Faculty Members

  • Jose Alcaine
  • Silke Blohm
  • Ian M. Carter
  • Kim C. Carter
  • Jason Claes
  • Rebecca D. Claycamp
  • Philip A. Cola
  • Andrea Deaton
  • Tonya K. Edvalson
  • Dominic Esposito
  • Gloria Greene
  • Jason Guilbeault
  • Gina Hedberg
  • Ross Hickey
  • Mark B. Hochman
  • William F. Hoffman, Jr.
  • Courtney Hunt
  • David D. King
  • Marcia Landen
  • Dara C. Little
  • Sandra M. Nordahl
  • Domenica Pappas
  • Debbie Pettitt
  • Simon Philbin
  • Marjorie P. Piechowski
  • Kimberly Pratt
  • Stacy Pritt
  • Kimberly Read
  • Evan Roberts
  • Dhanonjoy C. Saha
  • Sean Scott
  • Susan Wyatt Sedwick
  • Amy J. Sikalis
  • J. Michael Slocum
  • Dean O. Smith
  • Bruce W. Steinert
  • Martha F. Stephens
  • Janet A. Stoeckert
  • Kevin Titus
  • Nathan L. Vanderford
  • Floris van der Leest 
  • Renee J. Vaughan

Distinguished Faculty Emeritus

  • Jennie L. Amison
  • Nancy B. Bell
  • Madge J. Breslof
  • William H. Caskey
  • Lynne Chronister
  • Julie Cole
  • Colin Cooper
  • Joseph Cosico
  • Janet A. Dibb-Leigh
  • Stephanie Endy 
  • Jerry G. Fife
  • Edward F. Gabriele
  • Anthony Ganas
  • Ira S. Goodman
  • James Hanlon
  • Rene Hearns
  • Frances Jefferies
  • Cindy Kiel
  • Sharon Kiser
  • Pamela Krauser Vargas
  • Elliot C. Kulakowski
  • David Langley
  • Timothy Linker
  • John T. Manns
  • Donna I. Marano
  • Michael McCallister
  • Sharon L. McCarl
  • Paula M. Means
  • David Mears
  • Pamela F. Miller
  • David Mineo
  • Victoria Molfese
  • Phillip E. Myers
  • Paul Nacon
  • Camille Nebeker
  • Mildred H. Ofosu
  • Tony Onofrietti 
  • Daniel M. Oshiro
  • Michael Owen
  • Robert E. Porter
  • Russ Price
  • Timothy L. Quigg
  • Kris Rhodes
  • Trudy Riley
  • Thomas Roberts 
  • Lawrie G. Robertson
  • Debra S. Schaller-Demers
  • Anne Schauer
  • William F. Schweri
  • Jennifer Shambrook 
  • Marie F. Smith
  • Jackie Solberg
  • Mary T. Spina
  • Philip V. Spina
  • Cliff Studman
  • Charlie Tardivo
  • Cary Eaton Thomas
  • Daniel R. Vasgird
  • Gayle Walters
  • Kathryn Watkins
  • Paul G. Waugaman
  • John Westensee
  • Pamela B. Whitlock
  • Karen M. Wilson
  • Dorothy C. Yates