Office Staff

Kenneth W. Sewell, Ph. D.
Vice President for Research and Economic Development
Email: vpresearch@uno.edu

Carol Lunn, M.B.A.
Executive Director of Research
Phone: 504-280-7155
Email: clunn1@uno.edu

Dante S. Bryant
Office Manager
Phone: 504-280-6836
Email: dsbryant@uno.edu

Elizabeth "Liz" Sigler, M.S.
Assistant to the Vice President 
Phone: 504 280-7153 
Email: esigler@uno.edu

James "Jim" Endler
Facility Security Officer
Phone: 504-280-3943 
Email: jendler@uno.edu





Award Administration

Forward funding opportunities; meet with new faculty; review proposal budgets; submit proposals and compliance reports when requested; convert proposal budget to UNO budget; contact for advance/temporary account numbers; no-cost extensions; change in PI requests; review grant transfers; award negotiation and assistance in closing out awards.

Rebecca Drake
College of Science
Phone: 504-280-7149 
Email: rdrake@uno.edu

Analida "Ana" Barrera
College of Engineering 
Phone: 504-280-6835 
Email: ambarrer@uno.edu

Kendy Martinez
College of Liberal Arts
Phone: 504-280-6837 
Email: kbmarti1@uno.edu

Carol Mitton, M.S.
College of Business & College of Education 
Phone: 504-280-5546 
Email: cmitton@uno.edu


Subcontracts

Review outside subcontracts; prepare contracts/subcontracts initiated at UNO; monitor and ensure subcontract terms are met.

Burt Neal 
Phone: 504-280-7136
Email: bdneal@uno.edu