Finalists for Senior Vice Provost for Research Announced
June 24, 2009
Three candidates for the position of senior vice provost for research have been selected for campus interviews. These candidates will take part in open forums and will meet with many constituents of the Durham and Manchester campuses in the coming weeks.
The candidates are Karen Graham, professor of mathematics and statistics and director of the Joan and James Leitzel Center for Mathematics, Science, and Engineering Education; Jan Nisbet, associate professor of education and director of the Institute on Disability; and A.R. (Venky) Venkatachalam, professor of information systems, and chairperson of the decision sciences department.
Graham (download PDF of CV) received a Ph.D. in mathematics education from UNH. She is a former interim chair of the department of mathematics and statistics. Graham received the UNH Alumni Association Award for Excellence in Public Service in 2008.
Nisbet (download PDF of CV) received a Ph.D. in philosophy of education from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is the founder of UNH’s Institute on Disability and is an adjunct professor in the department of pediatrics at Dartmouth Medical School.
Venkatachalam (download PDF of CV) received a Ph.D. from the Manderson Graduate School of Business, University of Alabama. He is the director of the Enterprise Integration Research Center at the Whittemore School of Business and Economics.
The open forums will be announced in the near future. The university community is encouraged to attend the forums and provide feedback to the search committee. A list of committee members and their contact information can be found at http://www.unh.edu/president/markhuddleston/speeches/researchsearchcontact0509.htm.