Mentor Profiles

Michael G. Bemben
Professor and Chair
Health and Exercise Science
Arts and Sciences
Email: mgbemben@ou.edu
Research Interest: Aging, neuromuscular function, muscle growth in the elderly.  More»
Writing journal articles
Setting up a research lab
Managing graduate students
Teaching efficiently and effectively
Creating work/life balance
Promotion from Assistant and Associate
Promotion from Associate to Full
Dealing with bureaucracy and difficult colleagues

Keri Kornelson
Professor
Mathematics
Arts and Sciences
Email: kkornelson@ou.edu
Research Interest: Harmonic analysis, image/signals, machine learning, sampling. More»
Writing journal articles
Writing published conference papers in scientific disciplines
Creating synergy with research and teaching
Teaching efficiently and effectively
Teaching large classes
Promotion from Assistant and Associate
Promotion from Associate to Full
Dealing with bureaucracy and difficult colleagues
Addressing challenges of underrepresented faculty
Creating work/life balance
Brenda Lloyd-Jones
Associate Professor
Human Relations
Arts and Sciences
Email: blloydjones@ou.edu
Research Interest:  Leadership, higher education, and intersections of social identities/locations. More»
Developing a research agenda
Creating synergy with research and teaching
Outreach/disseminating research beyond the academy

Megan Elwood Madden
Associate Professor
Geology and Geophysics
Earth and Energy
Email: melwood@ou.edu
Research Interest:  Geochemistry, planetary geology, global climate change, low temperature, thermodynamics and kinetics. More»
Writing journal articles
Writing federal grants
Setting up a research lab
Managing graduate students
Creating synergy with research and teaching
Teaching efficiently and effectively
Promotion from Assistant and Associate
Addressing challenges of underrepresented faculty
Creating work/life balance
Michele Eodice
Associate Provost & Director
OU Writing Center
Email: meodice@ou.edu
Research interests: Writing/Faculty Writing More»
Writing journal articles
Writing a book
Turning a dissertation into a book
Writing published conference papers in scientific disciplines
Applying for fellowship
Writing for Federal grant
Building research programs
Outreach/disseminating research beyond the academy
Working with interdisciplinary colleagues
Managing graduates students
Creating synergy with research and teaching
Teaching efficiently and effectively
Teaching large classes
Promotion from Assistant to Associate
Dealing with bureaucracy and difficult colleagues
Addressing challenges of underrepresented faculty
Creating work/life balance
Teaching writing in your disciplines
Marilyn Korhonen
Associate Director
Center for Research Program Development
Email: mkorhonen@ou.edu

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Applying for fellowship
Writing for Federal grant
Writing foundation grants
Building research programs
Outreach/disseminating research beyond the academy
Working with interdisciplinary colleagues
Creating synergy with research and teaching
Promotion from Assistant to Associate
Dealing with bureaucracy and difficult colleagues
Addressing challenges of underrepresented faculty
Creating work/life balance

Farrokh Mistree
L.A. Comp. Chair and Professor
Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
Email: farrokh.mistree@ou.edu
Research Interest: Realization of complex systems, sustainable development engineering education. More»
Goal setting and managing your academic career
Writing journal articles and converting a dissertation into a book
Managing undergraduate and graduate research students
Promotion from assistant to associate
Dealing with bureaucracy and difficult colleagues

Ulli Nollert
Associate Professor
Chemical Engineering
College of Engineering
Email: nollert@ou.edu
Research Interest: Biomedical engineering, tissue engineering. More»
Writing journal articles
Applying for fellowships
Writing federal grants
Writing foundation grants
Building research programs
Outreach/disseminating research beyond the academy
Creating work/life balance
Setting up a research lab
Working with interdisciplinary colleagues
Managing graduate students
Creating synergy with research and teaching
Teaching efficiently and effectively
Allison Palmer
Professor
Art History, School of Visual Arts
Fine Arts
apalmer@ou.edu
Research interests: Renaissance and Baroque art and architecture . More»
Writing journal articles
Writing a book
Turning a dissertation into a book
Planning for sabbatical
Working with interdisciplinary colleagues
Managing graduates students
Teaching efficiently and effectively
Teaching large classes
Promotion from Assistant to Associate
Promotion from Associate to Full
Dealing with bureaucracy and difficult colleagues
Addressing challenges of underrepresented faculty
Creating work/life balance

Shivakumar Raman
David Ross Boyd Professor, ISE Director
School of ISE
College of Engineering
Email:  raman@ou.edu
Research Interest: manufacturing engineering, metrology, reverse engineering, friction and wear in materials processing. More»
Writing journal articles
Writing federal grants
Setting up a research lab
Teaching large classes
Faculty opportunities/choices
Wayne Riggs
Professor, Chair of Department of Philosophy
Philosophy
College of Arts and Science
Email: wriggs@ou.edu
Research Interest: Epistemology, theory of knowledge, rationality, emotions and reason, theory of understanding intellectual virtue. More»
Writing journal articles
Planning for sabbatical
Managing graduate students
Creating synergy with research and teaching
Teaching efficiently and effectively
Teaching large classes
Promotion from Assistant and Associate
Promotion from Associate to Full
Dealing with bureaucracy and difficult colleagues
Addressing challenges of underrepresented faculty
Creating work/life balance
Requesting modified duties/parental leave
Karen Rupp-Serrano
Associate Dean
Scholarly Resources & Services
University Libraries
Email: krs@ou.edu
Research interests: collection development and management, scholarly
communication More»
Outreach/dissemina[ng research beyond the academy
Working with interdisciplinary colleagues
Managing graduate students
Dealing with bureaucracy and difficult colleagues
Crea[ng work/life balance
Other: U[lizing informa[on resources and services in teaching and research; retaining
author rights/nego[a[ng publica[on contracts
Lori Anderson Snyder
Associate Professor
Psychology
College of Arts and Sciences
Email: lsnyder@ou.edu
Research Interests: The experiences of individuals from underrepresented groups in higher education and the workplace; Occupational health, including stress, work-life interface, safety, and well-being. More»
Writing journal articles
Writing published conference papers in scientific disciplines
Writing Federal grants
Writing foundation grants
Building research programs
Planning for sabbatical
Working with interdisciplinary colleagues
Managing graduate students
Promotion from Assistant to Associate
Dealing with bureaucracy and difficult colleagues
Addressing challenges of underrepresented faculty
Creating work/life balance
Requesting modified duties/parental leave
Katerina Tsetsura
Associate Professor, Gaylord Family Professor
Strategic Communication
Gaylord College of Journalism & Mass Communication
Email: tsetsura@ou.edu
Research Interest: Global and international strategic communication, public relations, ethics (media ethics). More»
Writing journal articles
Writing a book
Building research programs
Outreach/disseminating research beyond the academy
Planning for sabbatical
Working with interdisciplinary colleagues
Managing graduate students
Creating synergy with research and teaching
Teaching large classes
Promotion from Assistant and Associate
Dealing with bureaucracy and difficult colleagues
Addressing challenges of underrepresented faculty
Creating work/life balance
Requesting modified duties/parental leave