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The University Research Council (URC) provides advice and assistance to the Vice President for Research on the development of research, research planning, and research policy. The URC reports to the Vice President for Research.

The URC is an advisory body that may consider any matter of policy and procedures regarding University research. The Council may make recommendations on the manner by which research is initiated and conducted in support of the primary teaching function of the University.

Members include the research deans from each college and Division of Research senior administrators.

URC Members


Professor, Associate Department Head
Department of Molecular and Cellular Medicine
College of Medicine


Professor, Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs 
Office of the Dean
The Bush School of Government and Public Service

Dr. Jack Baldauf
Professor, Executive Associate Dean and Associate Dean for Research
Department of Oceanography, Office of the Dean
College of Geosciences


Professor, Associate Dean for Research
Department of Chemistry
College of Science


Professor, Associate Dean fro Research
Department of Chemistry, Office of the Dean
Texas A&M Qatar

Dr. Larry Bellinger
Regents Professor, Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies
Texas A&M University College of Dentistry


Professor, Associate Dean for Research
Department of Health and Kinesiology, Office of the Dean
College of Education and Human Development


Professor, Associate Dean for Research
College of Nursing

Dr. Robert C. Burghardt 
Professor, Associate Dean for Research 
Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, Office of the Dean
College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences


Professor
Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies
College of Liberal Arts


Professor, Interim Executive Associate Dean and Associate Dean for Research
Department of Animal Science 
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences 


Distinguished Professor, Executive Associate Dean
Department of Management, Office of the Dean
Mays Business School

Professor, Executive Associate Dean
Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning, Office of the Dean
College of Architecture


Professor, Vice Dean of College Station Campus
Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy


Professor, Associate Dean for Research
School of Law

Dr. Antonietta Quigg
Professor, Associate Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies
Department of Marine Biology, Department of Oceanography 
Texas A&M University - Galveston Campus


Professor
Associate Dean for Research
Department of of Health Policy and Management
School of Public Health


Professor, Associate Dean for Research
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Office of the Dean
College of Engineering


Associate Dean for Information Resources
University Libraries


Chair
Vice President for Research
Division of Research 

Dr. Gerianne Alexander
Professor and Senior Faculty Fellow
Department of Psychology
College of Liberal Arts


Associate Professor
Chair, Faculty Senate Research Committee
Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences
College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences 


Professor and Associate Provost
Graduate and Professional Studies 

Ms. Carol Cantrell
Senior Associate Vice President for Research
Division of Research

Dr. Allison Ficht 
Regents Professor, Senior Associate Vice President for Research 
Department of Molecular and Cellular Medicine
Division of Research


Assistant Vice President for Research
Division of Research


Professor, Senior Associate Vice President for Research
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Division of Research


Assistant Professor
CPI Representative to the URC
Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences


Deputy Director
Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station

Dr. Jon Mogford
Vice Chancellor for Research
The Texas A&M University System


Interim Director
Texas A&M Agrilife Research

Ms. Katherine Rojo del Busto
Associate Vice President for Research
Research Compliance Officer
Division of Research

Dr. J. Martin Scholtz
Executive Associate Vice President for Research
Division of Research

Ms. Annette Shenkir
Associate Vice President for Research
Division of Research