Research

Research Administration

Office of the Research Director

Staff from the Office of the Research Director advance and encourage research at USM, serving as resource and support for research faculty, staff, and students across USM as they pursue scholarly knowledge regionally, nationally, and internationally.

The Office is headed by the Director of Research & the Cutler Institute for Health and Social Policy. Other staff provide development, financial, administrative, and compliance support for all research efforts around USM.

 


 Kris Sahonchik

Kris Sahonchik, Director of Research & the Cutler Institute for Health & Social Policy
kris.sahonchik@maine.edu 
207-780-5856

 

 


 

Tamara Blair Kirk, Director of Research Service Center
tammy.blair@maine.edu
207-228-8538


 Terry Shehata

Terry Shehata, Ph.D. Senior Policy Associate, Research & Economic Development
Maine Economic Improvement Fund Coordinator
a.shehata@maine.edu
207-228-8239

 


 

Leonard Agneta, Intellectual Property
leonard.agneta@maine.edu
207-228-8430


Maggie Vishneau

 

Maggie Vishneau, Senior Policy Associate, Research & Organizational Development
vishneau@maine.edu
207-780-5469

 

 


 

Ross Hickey

 

Ross Hickey, Director, Office of Research Integrity and Outreach (ORIO)
ross.hickey@maine.edu
207-780-4340

 

 


 

Research Service Center (RSC)
Tamara Blair Kirk, Director 

Research Service Center Staff:
Theresa Bishop
Jennifer Camire
Tina Campidelli
Dee Dipaolo
Melissa McLellan
Tony Molina
Martha Scott
Kurt Stokes
Maureen Wissman