Vice Provost for Research

Vice Provost for Research

Brea Perry

Brea Perry is responsible for research development on the Bloomington campus. She oversees all IU Bloomington internal funding programs and works with research centers, institutes, and museums to plan and implement strategic research initiatives.

Interim Vice Provost Perry

Office of the Vice Provost for Research Senior Staff

Kosali Simon

Associate Vice Provost for Health Sciences

Simon is Herman B Wells Endowed Professor in the O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs. In conjunction with the Vice Provost for Graduate Education and Health Sciences in the University Graduate School, Simon fosters health sciences and health services research at IU Bloomington, leveraging campus strengths in the social sciences and big data research and working closely with the IU Academic Health Center.

Ed Dallis-Comentale

Associate Vice Provost for Arts and Humanities

Dallis-Comentale is professor of English and director of the IU Bloomington Arts and Humanities Council, which leads expansion of arts and humanities activities and programs that link artists, scholars, students and the public. As associate vice provost, he supports the campus’s artists and humanists through consultations, internal funding programs, and close collaborations with centers such as the Center for Rural Engagement.


Sherry Knighton-Schwandt

Assistant Vice Provost for Research

Knighton-Schwandt facilitates support for research and creative productivity across all disciplines at IU Bloomington, including overseeing proposal development services, internal funding opportunities, and limited submissions funding opportunities.


Patty Muller

Director, Proposal Development Services

Muller directs proposal development services for faculty on the IU Bloomington campus, which provides guidance and assistance for planning, writing, and developing proposals for external funding.


Contact us

The IU Office of the Vice Provost for Research is located in the Carmichael Center at the corner of Indiana Avenue and Kirkwood Avenue across from Bryan Hall.

Indiana University Bloomington
Carmichael Center 202
530 E. Kirkwood Ave.
Bloomington, IN 47408


 Phone: 812-855-3931