Our Staff

The members of the Office of Proposal Development work as a team to support faculty and their staff in all stages of grant development, from initial meetings for project development through the final application submission. Each of the writers has experience with a broad variety of grant mechanisms and funding agencies, including federal agencies and large foundations.

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Amy Gantt
Director
(617) 636-2792
amy.gantt@tufts.edu

  • Manages the portfolio of projects
  • Works with faculty in developing new, transdisciplinary and multi-investigator projects
  • Provides project management assistance for multi-investigator and multidisciplinary projects
  • Provides grantsmanship advice and editing services for multi-investigator and individual investigator initiated proposals
  • Gives grant writing seminars for faculty and post-doctoral fellows
  • Works with faculty to make connections to additional resources and collaborators across the university
Barbara Barbara Eisenhaure
Grant Writer
(617) 636-2487
barbara.eisenhaure@tufts.edu

  • Provides grantsmanship advice and editing assistance for specific Office of Proposal Development projects
  • Writes the online Office of the Vice Provost for Research newsletter Research News @ Tufts
  • Works on Office of the Vice Provost for Research writing projects
  Susan Lewis
Grant Writer/Editor
(617) 636-2487
susan.lewis@tufts.edu

  • Provides grantsmanship advice and editing assistance for specific Office of Proposals Development projects
  • Works on Office of the Vice Provost for Research writing projects
Sarah Sherman

Sarah Marina
Proposal Development Coordinator
(617) 636-2714
sarah.marina@tufts.edu

  • Provides project management assistance for multi-investigator and multidisciplinary projects
  • Assists with the drafting of Evaluation and other sections of funding proposals
  • Coordinates pre-award training initiatives
  • Offers investigators and administrators instruction in the use of funding opportunity databases and assistance in performing targeted searches for funding opportunities
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Tyler Manoukian
Proposal Development Assistant
(617) 636-2480
tyler.manoukian@tufts.edu

  • Creates project management documents from targeted readings of grant application guidelines
  • Provides assistance in gathering and updating the extra-narrative sections of multi-investigator proposals, including biographical sketches, current and pending support, and resources pages

Please click here to see a list of the Office of the Vice Provost for Research staff members.