Contact Us

The Office of Sponsored Programs and Research supports BGSU faculty, staff and students in their search for external support for their research, scholarship and creative activities, and other university initiatives.

We encourage those seeking external support to visit our office and discuss any plans for submitting requests to external agencies. Our staff will help you navigate the initial processes.


Tom Kornacki

Position: Director
Phone: 419-372-2481


Kris Curlis

Position: Sr. Administrative Assistant
Phone: 419-372-2481

Department Assignments

Department assignments for OSPR associates are listed below. Please contact the associate for your department or program and if your department is not listed please contact OSPR.


Robin Euler

Position: Assistant Director
Phone: 419-372-2484

Areas of Focus

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College of Arts and Sciences
  • Biological Sciences
  • School of Earth, Environment & Society (SEES)
  • Sociology Centers
  • State Fire School
College of Health and Human Services
  • Communication Sciences & Disorders
  • Health & Human Services - College Office
  • Human Services
  • Medical Laboratory Sciences
  • Public & Allied Health
College of Musical Arts    

Graduate College
Marketing and Communications
  • WBGU-TV 
President's Office
  • Equity, Diversity & Inclusion
    • TRIO
Provost Office/AA
  • AIMS
  • eCampus
  • Center for Faculty Excellence
  • Non-Traditional & Military Student Services
  • Provost Office/AA
  • STEM Education
Student Affairs

Vice President for Research & Economic Engagement
  • Entrepreneurial Signature Program

Jay Samelak

Position: Assistant Director
Phone: 419-372-2490

Areas of Focus

College of Arts and Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • School of Earth, Environment & Society  (SEES)
  • History
  • Physics & Astronomy
  • Political Science
College of Business
  • Accounting/MIS
  • Aerospace
  • Applied Statistics
  • Business Administration College Office
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Legal Studies & International Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Military Science
College of Technology, Architecture and Applied Engineering
  • School of Built Environment
  • Co-Op Education
  • Engineering Technologies
  • Technology College Office
  • Visual Communication & Technology Education

Provost Office/AA
  • Career Center
Vice President for Research & Economic Engagement
  • Center for Regional Development

Alicia Swanson

Position: Senior Grants Administrator
Phone: 419-372-8027

Areas of Focus

College of Arts and Sciences
  • School of Art
  • Chapman Learning Center
  • Computer Science
  • School of Cultural & Critical Studies
  • School of Earth, Environment & Society (SEES)
  • English
  • General Studies Writing Program
  • Mathematics & Statistics
  • Media & Communication, School of
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Theater & Film
  • World Languages & Cultures
College of Education and Human Development
  • Analytics, Operations and Research
  • Center for Assessment & Evaluation Services (CAES)
  • School of Counseling and Special Education
  • Education and Human Development, College Office
  • Educators in Context and Community (ECCO)
  • Office of Educator Preparation & Partnerships
  • School of Educational Foundations. Leadership and Policy
  • School of Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Higher Education and Student Affairs
  • School of Human Movement, Sport and Leisure Studies
  • School of Teaching and Learning
President's Office
  • Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
  • Center for Undergraduate Research and Scholarships
  • Women's Center
Provost Office/AA
  • Vice Provost Undergraduate Programs
Student Affairs
  • Counseling Center
  • Recreation & Wellness
  • Student Health Services
University Libraries
  • Center for Archival Collections
  • Browne Popular Culture Library
  • Music Library & Bill Schurk Sound Archives
  • University Libraries
Vice President for Research & Economic Engagement
  • Center for Public Impact