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Sponsored Programs Staff

The Sponsored Programs office is currently working on a remote/hybrid schedule.

Tania Johnson, Director of Sponsored Programs

Tania JohnsonLocation: Parrish Hall, Office 253W
Phone: (610) 690-5713

Tania Johnson provides oversight of all pre-award support for faculty research and directly serves faculty in the sciences, engineering, and most social sciences. A Certified Research Administrator, Tania oversees the operations of the Sponsored Programs office and the Associate Director and Assistant Director. She also advises the College on sponsored research issues. Tania served as a PI for Swarthmore's NIH Biomedical/Biobehavioral Research Administration Development (BRAD) Award. Tania reports to the Provost and Dean of the Faculty and is the office's main liaison to the Associate Dean of the Faculty for Academic Programs and Research.

Joe Watson, Associate Director

Joe Watson pictureLocation: Remote
Phone: (610) 328-8322

Joe Watson manages the acceptance and administration of grants, focusing on post-award issues. He also provides pre-award support to the Director, including assistance with securing approval of grant proposals and tracking proposal status. Joe is a RACC Certified Research Administrator who has almost two decades of experience managing both public and private awards.

Michelle Crouch '07, Assistant Director

Michelle CrouchLocation: Parrish Hall, Office 249W
Phone: (610) 690-5705

Michelle Crouch provides pre-award support for faculty scholarship in the humanities and humanistic social sciences. Her responsibilities also include prospect research, website development, and support of training and events.