Undergraduate Research and Creative Discovery Committee
Committee reports to: Provost and Executive Vice President

The Committee on Undergraduate Research and Creative Discovery coordinates opportunities for undergraduate students to engage with faculty members in activities associated with knowledge discovery. A major opportunity for undergraduates in a Research University is to be engaged in creative discovery and research. The committee members will serve in an advisory role and encourage communication and coordination regarding Undergraduate Research activities at MSU. Members are invited based upon recommendations from college deans and serve for a 3 year period. Invitations are extended based on nature of position on campus and past activity with undergraduate research.

Name Title / Dept. Position Elected / Appointed Term Expires
Altomonte, Jenna College of Architecture, Art & Design | Assistant Professor of Art History A 2025
Breazeale, Mike Faculty Senate A 2024
Carr, Russell College of Veterinary Medicine | Associate Professor of Comparative Biomedical Sciences, Center for Environmental Health Sciences A 2024
Chander, Harish College of Education | Associate Professor of Kinesiology A 2025
Dunne, Jim Office of the Provost & Executive Vice President | Associate Vice President and Professor of Physics A
Echols, Katie Office of Research & Economic Development | Executive Director of Research Initiatives & Innovation A
Elder, Anastasia Office of Undergraduate Research | Director of Undergraduate Research and Associate Dean of Shackouls Honors College Chair A
Evans, Kristine College of Forest Resources | Associate Professor of Conservation Biology A 2026
Flow, Christian College of Arts & Sciences and Shackouls Honors College | Assistant Professor of History and Faculty Fellow in Shackouls Honors College A 2026
Herndon, Ellie Student Association | SA Treasurer & Representative A 2024
Hopkins, Timothy Division of Access, Opportunity & Success| Director for Strategic Initiatives & Operations A
Hu, Bingyan College of Business | Assistant Professor of Marketing A 2024
Lee, Deborah MSU Libraries | Professor and Associate Dean for Research, Training & Engagement A
Li, Ling College of Arts & Sciences | Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences A 2024
Meyer, Florencia College of Agriculture & Life Sciences | Associate Professor of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Entomology & Plant Pathology A 2025
Priddy, Lauren Bagley College of Engineering | Associate Professor of Agricultural & Biological Engineering A 2026
Robichaux-Davis, Rebecca MSU Quality Enhancement Plan | Director of MSU Quality Enhancement Plan and Professor of Mathematics Education A