Faculty Research Committee

Committee Members

  • Anthony Bernier  (Co-Chair)
  • Lili Luo (Co-Chair)
  • Chris Hagar (CIRI Coordinator)
  • Debbie Hansen
  • Geoffrey Liu
  • Melanie Sellar (Part-time faculty representative)
  • Anne Muesella (Alumni representative)
  • Paige Preston (Student Representative)


  • Liaise with campus and CASA research supports
  • Explore professional development opportunities for faculty’s research advancement
  • Encourage faculty to use CIRI to identify potential collaborators in research, including both fulltime and research-active adjunct faculty members
  • Provide support and feedback by serving as reviewers (or identifying reviewers) for manuscript or grant proposal drafts
  • Encourage faculty to serve on grant review panels to gain experience
  • Deliver a research colloquium each Fall and Spring showcasing faculty, masters student, doctoral student research –from the SJSU iSchool or other places
  • Encourage faculty and student co-publications