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OSP Staff


  1. Ashley Alexander, Director of Office of Sponsored Programs

    Sponsored Programs

    Ashley J. Alexander, PhD, joined OSP in July 2015 and has over ten years of sponsored research experience. As Director, Ashley is responsible for providing leadership, support and continuous process improvement for pre-award and post-award services f… More

    Send email to Ashley Alexander

    (202) 885-3449

  2. Cristina Corvo, Grant & Contract Manager

    Sponsored Programs

    Cristina Corvo joined OSP in March 2016 as a Grant and Contract Manager. Prior to joining the OSP, Cristina worked in the Office of Sponsored Programs at Stanford University. Cristina has a M.Sc. in Public Affairs, International Relations, from the U… More

    Send email to Cristina Corvo

    (202) 885-3445

  3. Joseph Gesa, Electronic Research Administrator

    Sponsored Programs

    As the Electronic Research Administrator, Joe is responsible for the technical operations of the office, including managing all electronic systems related to the submission of grant proposals and management of funded projects. Joe’s other duties incl… More

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    (202) 885-3977

  4. Jennifer Maher, Operations and Communications Manager

    Sponsored Programs

    Jennifer Maher joined OSP in August 2016. Prior to joining OSP, Jennifer worked at Georgetown University where she assisted in launching the MA degree in Asian Studies as well as the federally funded East Asian National Resource Center. Jennifer has … More

    Send email to Jennifer Maher

    (202) 885-3474

  5. Stephen Petix, Grant and Contract Manager

    Sponsored Programs

    Stephen Petix joined OSP in September 2015 as a Grant and Contact Manager focusing on post award functions. Before joining AU’s OSP, Stephen worked over ten years in sponsored research positions in both pre and post award capacities. He spent eight y… More

    Send email to Stephen Petix

    (202) 885-3994

  6. Vibeke Svensson, Grant & Contract Manager

    Sponsored Programs

    Vibeke Svensson joined OSP in June 2016 as a Grant and Contract Manager. Vibeke has more than 15 years of international experience. Vibeke started her career in research in the field of Life Sciences at University of Copenhagen. She has since worked … More

    Send email to Vibeke Svensson

    (202) 885-3980