Contact Us

Physical Address (for express/courier mail):
Office of Research Development
Tufts University
75 Kneeland Street, Suite 950
Boston, MA 02111
Mailing Address:
Office of Research Development
Tufts University
136 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA 02111

Need immediate assistance?
phone: (617) 636-0415
fax: (617) 636-2917
email: researchdevelopment@tufts.edu

Amy Gantt

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

  • Manages the Office of Research Development’s portfolio of projects and initiatives.
  • Oversees strategic research development planning and collaborations.
  • Works with faculty in developing new, multidisciplinary 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.
  • Presents seminars on grant-related topics for faculty and postdoctoral fellows.
Barbara Barbara Eisenhaure
Assistant Director
(617) 636-2487
barbara.eisenhaure@tufts.edu

  • Provides grantsmanship advice and editing services for multi-investigator and individual investigator initiated proposals.
  • Works with faculty to make connections to additional resources and collaborators across the university.
  • Works with faculty to develop new, multidisciplinary and multi-investigator projects.
  • Identifies and disseminates institutionally high-priority funding opportunity to deans and faculty.
  • Writes the online Office of the Vice Provost for Research newsletter, Research News at Tufts.
  Susan Lewis
Assistant Director
(617) 636-2487
susan.lewis@tufts.edu

  • Mentors new faculty on grantsmanship and funding strategies.
  • Works with faculty to develop new multidisciplinary and multi-investigator projects.
  • Develops and implements grant-specific and topic-specific workshops and seminars for faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students.
  • Provides grantsmanship advice and editing assistance for multi-investigator and individual investigator initiated proposals.
  • Works with faculty on funding strategies for individual research programs and institutional programs.
  • Provides project management assistance for multi-investigator and multidisciplinary projects.
Sarah Sherman

Sarah Marina
Assistant Director
(617) 636-2714
sarah.marina@tufts.edu

  • Works with faculty in developing new, multidisciplinary and multi-investigator projects.
  • Provides grantsmanship advice and editing services for multi-investigator and individual investigator initiated proposals.
  • Assists faculty with the preparation of evaluation sections for grant proposals.
  • Designs, develops, and implements evaluations of the Office of Research Development and other OVPR offices as requested.
  • Presents seminars on grant-related topics for faculty and postdoctoral fellows.
Logan Schmidt

Logan Schmidt
Research Development Specialist
(617) 636-2714
Logan.Schmidt@tufts.edu

  • Works with faculty in developing new, multidisciplinary and multi-investigator projects.
  • Provides grantsmanship advice and editing services for multi-investigator and individual investigator initiated proposals.
  • Provides formal and informal training to faculty to improve individual grant proposals as well as provide researchers with grantsmanship skills.
  • Identifies training needs and designs, develops, and implements training programs, workshops, and seminars for faculty and postdoctoral fellows.
  • Identifies, produces, and disseminates resources and guides to advance the research mission at Tufts, including templates, project management documents and strategies, and web-based resources.