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Prior to contacting the Undergraduate Research Programs please review our wealth of online resources to deepen your understanding of existing opportunities for undergraduate research at Emory.

  • Consider why you want to be involved in undergraduate research at Emory. Generating a list can be helpful.
  • Browse Emory faculty in departments you are interested in performing research. Often, finding a mentor can be the hardest part of beginning in undergraduate research.
  • Develop a list of your current skills, interests, and goals (both long-term and short-term) to help build an action plan.
  • Browse our website to determine which programs or grants are most appropriate for you and your needs at this point in your research journey.

Please email us at for general inquiries or more information about our programs, applications, and events. For inquiries regarding summer programs in the humanities, arts, social sciences, and sciences, email us at We are happy to meet in person through the ASST counseling system.


Folashade Alao, PhD

Director, Undergraduate Research Programs 

Office: White Hall 218



Rachel Diamond, PhD

Assistant Director, Undergraduate Research Programs 

Office: White Hall 217



bnBrenda Nix

Administrative Assistant

Office: White Hall 217


Kristi Painter

Graduate Assistant



Marget Avera

Postgraduate Research Fellow