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Gladis Kersaint, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Research

(813) 974-3400


Grace Wang, MBA, CRA

(Pre-Award) Research Administrator
(813) 974-0944

Grace Wang joined the College of Education in 2006 as the Research Administrator. Her primary duty is to assist faculty navigating the proposal submission process. She also facilitates other Pre-Award functions including budget, contract execution and account set-up. As the compliance challenge becomes more and more demanding, Grace plays the important role of advocating policies and procedures, training staff, and monitoring grant activities.

Grace earned her MBA degree from Louisiana Tech University. She is a Certified Research Administrator (CRA) and a USF TRAIN Associate. She is also an active member of the National Council of University Research Administrators.

David Doyle, MBA, CRA

(Post-Award) Research Administrator
(813) 974-7993

David Doyle joined the College of Education in 2014 as a Research Administrator.  His duties are to assist faculty and department administrators with Post-award issues and functions, including RETs, expense transfers, PERT, and financial reports.  He has been involved in post-award research administration since 2005.
David earned his MBA from the University of Florida.  He is also a Certified Research Administrator (CRA) and a USF TRAIN Associate.



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