Office of Research

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The Office of Research Staff


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Carolyn Brennan
Assistant Vice Chancellor, Research
Box 358523
Phone: 425.352.5355

Assistant Vice Chancellor responsible for supporting all aspects of research administration for the UW Bothell campus.

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Cindy Shirley
Director, Office of Research
Box 358523
Phone: 425.352.3398

A Certified Research Administrator here to assist in the wide-range aspects of research administration for UW Bothell.  Whether you need help putting a proposal together or spending on an award, this office is a great resource.


Leena Perera
Budget Fiscal Analyst Lead
Box 358523
Phone: 425.352.5492

I love to work on your grant submission or your budget. What else can I do for you? Our office is equipped with all the support you need. 


Ann McMahon
Executive Director, Research Strategy for Broad Impact
Box 358523
Office Phone: 425.352.3492    Cell Phone: 314.956.9331

Creating cross-disciplinary opportunities by acting as the "fusion" between education, engineering, research, STEM, and communities within and beyond the University of Washington Bothell campus.

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Sarah Verlinde
Launch Specialist - Special Projects
UWB Herbarium Collections Manager
Box 358523
Phone: 425.352.3795

Sarah is a UW Bothell Biology graduate with a love for native plants.  She oversees the UW Bothell Herbarium, which is a lab of locally collected and preserved plants.  Sarah works with the Office of Research on new projects, special events, and research administration and finance.

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Dawn Moncalieri
Program Assistant
Box 358523
Phone: 425.352.3677

Dawn is a UW Bothell IAS graduate and provides administrative, program and event assistance to the Office of Research team.




  • Carolyn Brennan
  • Cindy Shirley
  • Dawn Moncalieri
  • Ann McMahon
  • Leena Buddhadasa
  • Sarah Verlinde

Student Assistants

  • Jessica Rouske


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