OUR Department Liaisons

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The faculty, postdoctoral scholars, graduate students and staff listed below are Department Liaisons. Many of them have posted their willingness to talk with you about research opportunities in their departments in the Database of Research Opportunities. Please feel free to contact and/or make an appointment with them to discuss your interests. The Liaisons have prepared tips on preparing your CV and writing a contact e-mail message, so you might want to review these suggestions before your meeting.

American Studies and Folklore


Biomedical Engineering


Computer Science

English and Comparative Literature

Environmental Sciences and Engineering (Gillings School of Global Public Health)

Exercise & Sports Science


Health Policy and Management (Gillings School of Global Public Health)



Marine Sciences



Microbiology & Immunology


Pharmaceutical Sciences (School of Pharmacy)

Physics and Astronomy

Political Science

Psychology and Neuroscience

Religious Studies

Romance Languages


If you are a graduate student, postdoctoral scholar, or faculty member interested in serving as a liaison for undergraduate research, please see the position description (pdf) and contact the Associate Director.

If you are an undergraduate student and your area does not have a Liaison at the moment, we encourage you to contact an OUR Ambassador or make an appointment to speak with the Director of Undergraduate Studies in your major.