IHC Research Development
About Research Development: The IHC Research Development staff can support faculty through all aspects of research funding from assisting with individual grant searches to budget preparation and proposal review. IHC staff is available by appointment to work with individual faculty on proposals-in-progress, providing individual research services and advice on available funding sources. Our staff can assist with strategic planning, budgeting, crafting initial grant application drafts, and fine-tuning drafts before final submission.
Research Development Coordinator, Brian Donnelly
T +1 (805) 893.7269
Office: 6036 HSSB
The Research Development Coordinator (RDC) is available throughout the funding/grants submission process to support faculty in the preparation, development, and revision of proposal narratives. He provides assistance in identifying funding sources for projects, and in assembling a timeline for proposal preparation and submission. The RDC works with the Financial Assistant to coordinate the collection of both administrative and narrative elements of the grant proposal.
Department Financial Assistant, Selena Sweeney
T+1 (805) 893-5541
Office: 6054 HSSB
The Department Financial Assistant works with the RDC to ensure proposals adhere to foundation or agency guidelines. She can assist faculty with the drafting of budgets, and she is responsible for post award tracking and processing.
Business Officer, Jessica Parra
T +1 (805) 893.8727
Office: 6050 HSSB
The Business Officer oversees the entire grant proposal process, working closely with the Financial Assistant and the RDC to ensure that the proposal is endorsed by the appropriate campus control points.
Director of Research Development for the Social Sciences,
Humanities and Fine Arts, Barbara Walker
T +1 (805) 893.3576
Office: 2216 North Hall
The Director of Research Development assists faculty in generating effective extramural grant proposals, offering assistance in all stages of proposal development and refinement. She maintains contact with UC system-wide funding programs, federal funding agencies, and private foundation funders and, based on these, informs faculty about new funding opportunities.