Committee Members

University Research Committee (URC) Director

Kimberly Eck, MPH, PhD
Associate Vice President for Research
Office of the Senior Vice President for Research

URC Faculty Co-Directors

Phillip Wolff, PhD
Professor of Psychology
Emory College of Arts and Sciences

Roger Deal, PhD
Associate Professor of Biology
Emory College of Arts and Sciences

URC 2024-2025 Subcommittee Chairs and Co-Chairs

Arts: Visual and Performing

Bethany Mamola, PhD - Subcommittee Co-Chair
Assistant Teaching Professor 
ECAS: Music

Jason Francisco, MFA - Subcommittee Co-Chair
Associate Professor 
ECAS: Film and Media

Biological and Health Sciences

Guy Benian, MD - Subcommittee Co-Chair
SOM: Pathology and Laboratory

Stella Papa, MD - Subcommittee Co-Chair
SOM: Neurology 


Pablo Palomino, PhD- Subcommittee Co-Chair 
Assistant Professor
Oxford: Latin American & Caribbean Studies

Paul Kelleher, PhD – Subcommittee Co-Chair
Assistant Professor
ECAS: English


Eri Saikawa, PhD – Subcommittee Co-Chair
Associate Professor
ECAS: Envioronmental Sciences

Yana Bromberg, PhD – Subcommittee Co-Chair
ECAS: Biology and Computer Science

Mathematics and Natural Sciences

Luiz Henrique Santos, PhD - Subcommittee Co-Chair
ECAS: Physics

Eugene Agichtein, PhD - Subcommittee Co-Chair
Assistant Professor
ECAS: Computer Science

Social Sciences

Vivian Yue, PhD – Subcommittee Co-Chair 
Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor
ECAS: Economics

Adam N. Glynn, PhD – Subcommittee Co-Chair 
ECAS: Political Science