Leadership

KUPA Executive Committee

Huili Yao, Ph.D.
President and Treasurer
Research Associate
Department of Chemistry
hly@ku.edu

Lorne Jordan, Ph.D.
Vice-President and Co-Chair of Diversity and Equity
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Molecular Biosciences
lornejordan@ku.edu 


Pinakin Sukthankar, M.Sc., Ph.D.

Co-Chair of Diversity and Equity
Postdoctoral Fellow

Department of Molecular Biosciences
pinakin@ku.edu

Andrew Lison, Ph.D.
Humanities Liaison
Postdoctoral Fellow
Digital Humanities
Hall Center for the Humanities
andrewlison@ku.edu

Alana Alexander, Ph.D.
Biodiversity Institute Liaison /
Survey Committee
Postdoctoral Fellow
Biodiversity Institute
alana.alexander@ku.edu


Jessica Torres, Ph.D.

Website and Social Media Manager
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Chemistry
j.torres@ku.edu

Cynthia Siew, M.A.
Public Outreach Chair / Survey Committee
Doctoral Candidate
Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Department of Psychology
csqsiew@ku.edu


Kaila Colyott

Graduate Student Representative
Doctoral Candidate
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
kcolyott@ku.edu

Pradip Maity, Ph.D.

International Postdoc Representative
Research Associate
Department of Chemistry
pmaity@ku.edu

KUPA Advisory Committee

Professor Mario Rivera
KUPA Faculty Advisor

Rodolfo Torres
Office of Research

Mary Lee Hummert
Faculty Development

Damon Talbott
Office of Graduate Studies

Mike Rounds
Human Resources Management

Saida Bonifield
Diversity and Equity

David Gaston
University Career Center

Dan Hirmas
Center for Teaching Excellence faculty fellow

Committee Archives:
2016–2017