Dr. Rebekah Hersch

Rebekah Hersch, Ph.D.

Interim Associate Vice President for Research and Innovation

Dr. Hersch provides strategic planning and active management of the University’s research development program to support and build Mason’s research and scholarship capacity, with emphasis on the development of multidisciplinary research and scholarship and supporting the University Research Institutes and Transdisciplinary Centers.

Sheila Davis

Sheila Davis

Research Development Specialist

Sheila is responsible for managing the Limited Submission Opportunity process and other activities in Research Development.

Heather Arnold

Heather Arold, M.Ed

Grant Writer/Proposal Specialist

Heather provides technical grant writing and proposal management support for large, complex, and/or interdisciplinary grant proposals in close collaboration with researchers/principal investigators across the university.

Honey Williams

Honey Williams

Office Manager

Honey supports Research Development operations and oversees all administrative duties.

Luke McBride

Luke McBride

Operations and Events Specialist

Luke supports and assists in managing events for the Research Development Group and connected Research Institutes and Transdisciplinary Centers; additionally, Luke helps support Research Development operations.