Staff

If you have any questions, suggestions, or concerns, please contact the Office of Undergraduate Research at our@kennesaw.edu.  ​

  • Amy Buddie

    Dr. Amy Buddie

    • Co-Chair, 2019 National Conference on Undergraduate Research
    • Director of Undergraduate Research
    • Professor of Psychology

    Email: abuddie@kennesaw.edu     Phone: (470) 578-6255

    Office Location : Kennesaw Hall, Room #3419

    • Dr. Buddie earned her M.A. in 1998 and her Ph.D. in 2001 in social psychology from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. She completed two years of postdoctoral training at the Research Institute on Addictions at the University of Buffalo before joining the Department of Psychological Science at Kennesaw State University in 2003. In 2010, Dr. Buddie won the Kennesaw State University Distinguished Teaching Award.

      One year later, Dr. Buddie became the associate director for graduate student support and undergraduate research at the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL). Then she was named director of the newly created Office of Undergraduate Research, a unit of the Office of Research, in 2016. Dr. Buddie is currently a Councilor in the Psychology Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research and served as the co-chair for the 2019 National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR), which was held at Kennesaw State University.

    • Tsai-Tien Tseng

      Dr. Tsai-Tien Tseng

      • Associate Director of Undergraduate Research
      • Associate Professor of Biology
      • Co-Faculty Advisor of Undergraduate Research Club

      Email: ttseng@kennesaw.edu   Phone: (470) 578-5020

      Office Location: Kennesaw Hall, Room #3408

      • Dr. Tseng is a Associate Professor of Biology in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology.  He has served as co-faculty advisor for the Undergraduate Research Club for a year.  His areas of research interest include bioinformatics, metagenomics, and molecular evolution.

         

      • Jennifer Harb

        Ms. Jennifer Harb

        • Administrative Assistant

        Email: jharb@kennesaw.edu    Phone: (470) 578-6976

        Office Location: Kennesaw Hall, Room #3414

        • Ms. Harb has worked at Kennesaw State University since 2012 in a variety of administrative support roles, most recently for the vice president for research. She began working in the Office of Undergraduate Research in 2019, where she provides a range of services for KSU's undergraduate researchers and faculty mentors. Ms. Harb helps coordinate the Symposium of Student Scholars as well as working with students and mentors who have been awarded funding. She also tracks participation in undergraduate research initiatives, and she assists in updating the website, among other tasks. Ms. Harb served as the main administrative support for the 2019 National Conference on Undergraduate Research, which was held at Kennesaw State University.

         

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