Contact and Visit

Fax Numbers

All offices except Contracts and Grants: 336 256-2240
Contracts and Grants only: 336 256-0169

 

Mailing Address

Division of Research and Economic Development
Fort Interdisciplinary Research Center
North Carolina A&T State University
1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411

 

Visiting Us

The Fort IRC Building is located on East Market Street, separated from the street by a parking lot, with the College of Engineering buildings (McNair, Cherry and Graham) on the left side as you face the campus on East Market Street and Gibbs and Hines halls on the right.

The DORED offices are on the third and fourth floors. The third floor houses the Office of Contracts and Grants, Office of Financial Compliance, the Office of Research Services and Project Management, and the office of the Facility Manager. On the fourth floor are two conference rooms, the office of the vice chancellor and other administrators, the Office of Outreach and Economic Development, the Office of Sponsored Programs, the Office of Research Compliance and Ethics, the Office of Undergraduate Research, and the office of the director of research communications.

Visitor parking is available in the Laurel Street Parking Deck, behind Bluford Library on the right side of Laurel Street as you enter the campus on Laurel from East Market Street.

Handicapped parking for the IRC is located in the Alma Morrow Drive parking lot next to the IRC to the west, which is accessible from Nocho Street. To use a handicapped space, visitors need a permit from the Parking Services office at the Laurel Street Parking Deck. An accessible entrance is at the front of the building, easily accessible from the handicapped parking spaces.

Note: No right turns are allowed onto Nocho Street from East Market; from East Market, turn right on Dudley Street and right on University Circle to go around the block.

The loading dock is at the back of the building, accessible from the Alma Morrow Drive parking lot off Nocho Street.

Note: No right turns are allowed onto Nocho Street from East Market; from East Market, turn right on Dudley Street and right on University Circle to go around the block.

Staff Directory and Contact Information

General DORED office number: 336 334-7995

Sanjiv Sarin, Ph.D.
Interim Vice Chancellor for Research & Economic Development
Email, 336 334-7314, Fort IRC Room 428

Lea Newkirk, B.A.
Executive Assistant
Email, 336 285-4139, Fort IRC Suite 416

Christopher M. Couch, M.S.
Research Operations Manager
Email, 336 285-3190, Fort IRC Room 342

Brenda Jefferson, B.S.
Business Manager
Email, 336 285-3174, Fort IRC Room 430

Kelly Morgan, B.A.
Director of Research Communications
Email, 336 285-3257, Fort IRC Room 431

Tim Linker, M.S., M.I.S., CRA, CPRA
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research
Email, 336 285-4282, Fort IRC Room 429

Sarah Jaeschke, M.S. Ed., CRA, CPRA
Director of Sponsored Programs
Email, 336 285-3192, Fort IRC Suite 405

Gerard Clements, B.A.
Grant Administrator
Email, 336 285-3196, Fort IRC Suite 405

Cathy J. Johnson, M.S.
Grant Administrator
Email, 336 285-3194, Fort IRC Suite 405

Naomi Poteat, A.A.S.
Grant Administrator
Email, 336 285-3193, Fort IRC Suite 405

Sonya Spencer
Grant Administrator
Email, 336 285-3267, Fort IRC Suite 405

Garriel Mims, M.S.
Grant Administrator
Email, 336 285-3192, Fort IRC Suite 405

Natalie T. Teagle, B.S., B.A., C.R.A.
Director of Contract and Grants
Email, 336 285-3216, Fort IRC Room 319

Lavonne Matthews, B.A.
Director of Financial Compliance
Email, 336 334-7683, 336 285-3012, Fort IRC, Room 332

James Watlington, M.B.A.
Associate Director
Email, 336 285-3013, Fort IRC, Room 315

Diane Davis, M.B.A., C.P.A.
Grant Accountant
Email, 336 285-3015, Fort IRC, Room 323

Seham Mesfin, B.S.
Grant Accountant
Email, 336 285-3014, Fort IRC, Room 323

Kendra Sturdivant B.A.
Grant Accountant
Email, 336 285-3016, Fort IRC, Room 323

Natalie Coleman B.S.
Grant Accountant
Email, 336 285-3011, Fort IRC, Room 323

Chris Ballard, B.S.
Grant Accountant
Email, 336 285-3019, Fort IRC, Room 323

Tia Ramsey, MBA
Grant Accountant
Email, 336 285-4972, Fort IRC, Room 323

Liwen Han, M.S.
Business Systems Analyst
Email, 336 285-3191, Fort IRC Room 417

Erica Knight, M.S.
Business Systems Analyst
Email, 336 285-3185, Fort IRC, Room 323

Laura Collins, Ph.D.
Interim Assistant Vice Chancellor for Outreach & Economic Development
Director of Intellectual Property Development
Email, 336 285-3188, Fort IRC Room 426

Panda Powell, MBA, C.R.A.
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research Services and Project management
Email, 336 285-3186, Fort IRC Room 423

Tonya R. Hargett, Ph.D., L.A.T.G.
Director of Research Compliance & Ethics
Research Integrity Officer
Conflicts of interest, export controls, research misconduct, responsible conduct of research
Email, 336 285-3184, Fort IRC Room 425

Tonjia May, M.A., C.R.A.
Director of Budget Services
Email, 336 285-3201, Fort IRC Room 317

Lando Ray Little, Jr., B.A.
University Program Associate
Email, 336 285-3266, Fort IRC Room 323

Meriel Parker, M.S.
Director of Life Sciences Research
Email, 336 285-3202, Fort IRC, Room 432

Paul Tuttle, M.A., C.R. A.
Director of Proposal Development
Email, 336 398-8654, Fort IRC, Room 311

Stephanie Evans, M.R.E.
IRB Research Compliance Officer
Email, 336 285-3179, Fort IRC Room 422

Paulnisha Granger-Koonce, M.S.
Life Sciences Research Business Services Coordinator
Email, 336 334-7995, Fort IRC Room 435