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DivisIon of Research and Economic Development 

1004 Alma Morrow Circle, Greensboro, NC 27401
Edward B. Fort Interdisciplinary Research Center
North Carolina A&T State University
1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411

Fax Numbers: 
Vice Chancellor's Fax Number: 336-256-2240
Contracts and Grants only: 336 256-0169
Other Offices: 336 334-7086

About 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, the Office of Financial Compliance, and the Office of Research Services and Project Management. On the fourth floor are two conference rooms, the office of the vice-chancellor and other administrators, the office of the Facility Manager, the Office of Outreach and Economic Development, the Office of Sponsored Programs, and the Office of Research Compliance and Ethics

 

Driving Directions

From I-29

Turn Right East Market Street
Turn Right on Dudley Street
Turn Right on University Circle
Take University Circle will turn into Authur Headen Drive
Turn Right on Nocho Street
Turn Left on Alma Morrow Circle Drive.

(The reserved parking area for the Division of Research & Economic Development is located on the West side of the building)

From I-40 W

Exit East Gate City Boulevard
Turn Right on Bennett Street
Keep straight on Dudley Street
Turn Right on Dudley Street
Turn Right on University Circle
Take University Circle will turn into Authur Headen Drive
Turn Right on Nocho Street
Turn Left on Alma Morrow Circle Drive.
(The reserved parking area for the Division of Research & Economic Development is located on the West side of the building)

From East Lindsay Street

Turn Left on N Dudley Street
Turn Right on University Circle
Take University Circle will turn into Authur Headen Drive
Turn Right on Nocho Street
Turn Left on Alma Morrow Circle Drive.
(The reserved parking area for the Division of Research & Economic Development is located on the West side of the building)

Parking Information

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

Eric Muth, Ph.D.
Vice Chancellor for Research & Economic Development
Email, 336 334-7314, Fort IRC Suite 416

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

Vacant
Research Operations Manager
336 285-3190, Fort IRC Room 342

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

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

Tonjia May, M.A.,CRA
Interim Director of Sponsored Programs
Email, 336 285-3201, Fort IRC Room 317

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

Vacant
Grant Administrator
336 285-3194, Fort IRC Suite 405

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

Vacant
Grant Administrator
336 285-3267, Fort IRC Suite 405

Vacant
Grant Administrator
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

Vacant
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

Kenya Heath, B.S.
Grant Accountant
Email, 336 285-3178, Fort IRC, Room 323

Vacant
Business Systems Analyst

Laura Collins, Ph.D.
Director of IP Development and Commercialization
Email, 336 285-3188, Fort IRC Room 426

Vacant
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research Services and Project management
336 334-7995

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

Vacant
Director of Proposal Development
336 398-8654, Fort IRC, Room 311

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

Stephanie Evans, M.R.E.
Director of Research Compliance & Ethics
Research Integrity Officer
Conflicts of interest, export controls, research misconduct, responsible conduct of research
Email, 336 285-3179, Fort IRC Room 422

Vacant
Research Compliance Officer
IRB Administrator

Paulnisha Granger-Koonce, M.S.
Research Compliance Officer
IACUC and IBC Administrator
Email, 336 334-7995, Fort IRC Room 435