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Support for Scholarly Activity

Scholarly activity is one of the three major areas of evaluation for all Category I faculty at MSU Denver. The following resources are intended to support faculty in their pursuit of excellence in the area of scholarship.

This page provides a comprehensive overview of the entire IRB process. Anyone conducting research involving human subjects should definitely spend time reviewing this page.  You can find the answer to virtually any question you might have regarding the IRB process here.


HSPP Manager

Mike Heathcote


The OSRP supports external funding pursuits by providing services to faculty and staff. Their focus is on securing public awards from federal, state, and local agencies.  The services available through the OSRP including:

  • Locating funding opportunities
  • Proposal development
  • Technical support
  • Research
  • Budget development
  • Writing assistance
  • Training and professional development

           For more information go to: Office of Sponsored Research & Programs


Director, Office of Sponsored Research

Elizabeth (Betsy) Jinks


Assistant Director, Office of Sponsored Research

Kristin Schneider Baldwin



Proposal Development Specialist for CBUS and CPS

Tim Hawkins



Proposal Development Specialist for CLAS and SoE

Sarah McCall



Post Awards Coordinator & Billing Specialist

Mandy Wilson


Auraria Library offers a range of services to support faculty research. Research librarians can assist in developing research ideas and identifying appropriate publication platforms.  In addition, the library provides tutorials on data management and analysis, and the use of Geographic Information Systems.


Auraria Library


Research Consultation Request


Savvy Researcher Workshops

Scholarly Communications

GIS Research Guide

Data Research Guide

Several faculty in the Department of Mathematical and Computer Sciences offer statistical consulting.  Faculty who are less familiar with data analysis can seek consultation with these experts.


Probability and Statistics Advisors

Shahar Boneh



Dr. Nels Grevstad



Dr. Ben Dyhr



Dr. Elizabeth Ribble


The Writing Center provides a range of services to support not only students, but faculty as well. The consultants at the Writing Center can assist with a variety of types of writing projects, ranging from grant applications to journal articles to book manuscripts.



Elizabeth Kleinfeld


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