Research Team

The CLIMBS project unites and leverage the expertise of over 40 multi-disciplinary researchers from 8 universities and colleges across the state, including the University of Kentucky (UK), University of Louisville (UofL), Western Kentucky University (WKU), Eastern Kentucky University (EKU), Morehead State University (MoSU), Murray State University (MSU), Northern Kentucky University (NKU), and Thomas More University (TMU).

Below is a searchable table where you can learn more about our researchers across the commonwealth.

For reference, here are the eight research projects of CLIMBS, including Education, Outreach, & Communication (EOC). 

 

InstitutionInstitutionFirst NameLast NameRoleProject(s)Description / Bio Link
UKRodneyAndrewsPIBio
UKCzarCrofcheckCo-PIEODBio
UKSebastianBrysonCo-PI5, 6Bio
UKMichael McGlueCo-PI2Bio
UKEdwardWooleryCo-PI2, 3Bio
UofLMarkFrenchFaculty4Bio
UofLOmidGhasemi-FareFaculty4Bio
UofLOlfaNasraouiFaculty7Bio
UofLJasonNaylorFaculty1Bio
UofLZhihuiSunFaculty4Bio
UofLWilliam GunterFaculty1Bio
UofLTylerMahoneyFacultyEODBio
UofLMaegenRochnerFaculty2Bio
UofLTom RockawayFaculty4Bio
WKUJeraldBrotzgeFaculty1, 7Bio
WKUJoshuaDurkeeFaculty1, 7Bio
WKUXingangFanFaculty1, 7Bio
WKUDavidOliverFaculty7Bio
WKUJasonPolkFacultyEODBio
WKUZacharySurianoFaculty1, 7Bio
Morehead St.AmyCollickFaculty2Bio
Morehead St.MDKibriaFaculty2Bio
Morehead St.JenO’KeefeFacultyEODBio
EKUEstifanosHaileFacultyEODBio
Murray St.HalukCetinFacultyEODBio
NKUKristyHopfenspergerFacultyEODBio
Thomas MoreChristopherLorentzFacultyEODBio
UKSarahJohnsonFaculty5Bio
UKBenBlandfordFaculty6Bio
UKSethCarpenterFaculty3Bio
UKMeiChenFaculty6Bio
UKMatthew CrawfordFaculty5Bio
UKJasonDortchFaculty2Bio
UKAndreaErhardtFaculty2, 3, EODBio
UKCrystalFelimaFaculty6Bio
UKJimmyFoxFacultyEODBio
UKAbdullah-Al-ZubaerImranFaculty7Bio
UKDaveMoecherFacultyEODBio
UKMeredithSwallomFaculty2Bio
UKRyanThigpenFacultyEODBio
UKBenTobinFaculty2, 3Bio
UKZhenmingWangFaculty3Bio
UKKevinYeagerFacultyEODBio
UKJunfengZhuFaculty3Bio
UKSummerBrownFacultyEODBio
UKRosemaryFamaAdmin
UKCourtneyMcCarthyAdmin
UKJeffMosseyAdmin
UKKevinPuckettAdmin