State Committee

The South Carolina EPSCoR/IDeA State Committee brings together the leaders of the academic institutions involved in carrying out EPSCoR/IDeA objectives, and therefore oversees the coordination of initiatives across EPSCoR and IDeA funded programs.

2016 EPSCoR/IDeA State Committee Membership

  • *Mark Sothmann (Former Provost, MUSC)
  • Jennifer Noel Fletcher (Commerce Deputy Secretary, SC Dept Commerce)
  • *Tanju Karanfil (Vice President for Research, Clemson)
  • *Bob Quinn (CEO, SCRA)
  • Elbert Malone (Associate Provost of Sponsored Programs and Research)
  • *Prakash Nagarkatti (Vice-President for Research, USC)
  • *Angela Peters (Vice Provost for Academic Programs, Claflin)
  • *Mike Matthews (Assoc. Dean for Research and Graduate Education, USC)
  • Ann Marie Stieritz (President and CEO, New Carolina: SC Council on Competitiveness)
  • Kelly Steinhelper (VP for Communications and Strategy, SC Tech College System)
  • Jay Moscowitz (Interim President, Health Sciences South Carolina)
  • Chris Davies (Associate Provost for Research Infrastructure)
  • Alice Murray (Deputy Associate Lab Director, SRNL)
  • *John Wheeler (Director of Integrative Research, Furman)

Term Expires Spring 2017: Nagarkatti, Sothmann
Term Expires Spring 2018: Peters, Wheeler (Executive Committee)

*Member, Executive Committee