Office of Academic Research


Norwich University’s Office of Academic Research (OAR) serves faculty and students by supporting and providing access to internal and external resources to support their research and other scholarly activities. The OAR supports the Undergraduate Research Program, internal Faculty Development opportunities, the Honors Program, and extramural funding mechanisms. The OAR is also the home base for student and faculty fellowships and scholarships including Rhodes Scholarships and Fulbright Fellowships.

Meet our team:

Karen L. Hinkle, Ph.D.
Associate Provost for Research and Chief Research Officer

Mina Peshavaria, Ph.D.
Director of Sponsored Programs

Megan Doczi, Ph.D.
Acting Undergraduate Research Program Director

Lea Williams, Ph.D.
Faculty Development Coordinator

Darlene Olsen, Ph.D.
Honors Program Director

Cristy Boarman, BS, AAS
Administrative Assistant



Photo of Karen Hinkle
Karen Hinkle, Ph D
Associate Vice President for Research
and Chief Research Officer

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