Peter Civetta | Director

1801 Hinman Ave, Evanston Campus
847 467-0499

Peter is responsible for the office's advanced programs, supporting students as they transition to independent research. He is the primary contact for the Undergraduate Research Grant programs, the Conference Travel Grant Program, the Circumnavigators Travel-Study Grant, Expo Oral Presentation Panels, and the Creative Arts Festival.


Megan Novak Wood | Associate Director

1801 Hinman Ave, Evanston Campus

847 467-0501

Megan is responsible for the office's developmental programs. She creates and supports opportunities for undergraduates to get started in research, including providing advising and working with faculty. She administers the Undergraduate Research Assistant Program, Undergraduate Language Grants, and the poster presentations for the Undergraduate Research and Arts Exposition.


Bryce O'Tierney | Administration and Communications

1801 Hinman Ave, Evanston Campus

847 491-6720

Bryce handles the administration and payment of all OUR grants - if you have any questions about payroll or grant paperwork, she is where you need to be!  Bryce also handles all communications, inncluding the weekly e-newsletter, flyers, and advertising. 


Jennah Thompson-Vasquez | Outreach Coordinator and Advisor

1801 Hinman Ave, Evanston Campus

847 467-4605

Jennah leads our outreach efforts, coordinating and leading information sessions in classes, departments, res halls, and student group meetings.  She also serves as an advisor for students applying for OUR programs and offers general advising about how to get started in undergraduate research.


Evangeline Su | Research Workshop Coordinator

1801 Hinman Ave, Evanston Campus

Evangeline coordinates our research workshops series designed to help students learn how to put together research projects and apply for funding.  She also leads the Science Research Workshops held in winter quarter as well as runs workshops designed to help students get into labs.