Contact Us

The Office of Research is conducting university business primarily virtually, with limited in-person staffing. Our contact information and location are below.

  • Our office is reachable via email & virtual meetings Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm. 
  • For general inquiries, please contact us by email at:
  • In-person office hours and phone coverage are limited. If you need to request an in-person meeting please email us to check staffing availability first. 

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Vice Provost for Research and Dean of Graduate Studies

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Dr. Armen Zakarian
email: zakarian

Research Administration Staff

Email: or

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Patricia Turnbull
Director of Research Administration
email: pawatson; 313-593-0515

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Jacklyn Dani
Lead Research Administrator
email: jdyannat; 313-436-9139

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Nikki Wasilius
Pre-Award Administrator
email: nwasiliu

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Stephanie Miree
Post-Award Administrator
Email: stmiree

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Michael DeVoe
Post-Award Administrator
Email: mdevoe


Research Development Staff

Campus Grant Inquiries email:

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Vessela A. Vassileva-Clarke
Director of Research Development
email: vaclarke

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Rebecca Wren
Project Coordinator
email: rewren

Office of Research

1060 - Administration Building
4901 Evergreen Road
Dearborn, MI 48128
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Phone: 313-593-5468
Fax: 313-593-6790