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The Research Advisory Council

The Research Advisory Council makes decisions on the primary internal funding applications. It also helps guide research and granting writing support initiatives at USC Upstate. The formal description of the Research Advisory Council can be found here. Minutes from the annual brainstorming Research Advisory Council meetings can be found here: 2011. Research Advisory Council Members:

Dr. Andrew Beer
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Department of Psychology
College of Arts and Sciences
Term: April 2011 - May 2014

Dr. Angie Davis
Associate Professor of Nursing
Mary Black School of Nursing
Term: April 2011 - May 2014

Dr. Carmen Harris
Associate Professor of History
Department of History, Political Science, Philosophy and American Studies
College of Arts and Sciences
Term: April 2011 - May 2014

Dr. Benjamin Myers
Assistant Professor of Communication Studies
Department of Fine Arts and Communication Studies
College of Arts and Sciences
Term: September 2012 - August 2015

Dr. Melissa Pilgrim
Associate Professor of Biology
Division of Natural Sciences and Engineering
College of Arts and Sciences
Chair of Research Advisory Council

Dr. Nur Tanyel
Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education
School of Education
Term: September 2012 - August 2015 

Elaine Marshall
Director, Sponsored Awards

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emarshall@uscupstate.edu
Admin Building, Room 207D
Phone: 864-503-5331
Fax: 864-503-5285

Dr. Melissa Pilgrim
Director of Research

Melissa Pilgrim
mpilgrim@uscupstate.edu
Admin Building, Room 223
Phone: 864-503-5457

Adrian Hayes
Administrative Assistant
ahayes@uscupstate.edu
Admin Building, Room 207
Phone: 864-503-5185