Team Members

ReBUILDetroit is an NIH-funded undergraduate program to increase the number of underrepresented students on their pathway to become scientific researchers. The consortium of University of Detroit Mercy, Wayne State University and pipeline partner Henry Ford College, form the ReBUILDetroit Project. The mission to equip underrepresented undergraduate students with the necessary education, confidence and exposure to research has been led during the past several years by these key individuals. Learn more about our current team members.

 

Principal Investigators

 

Katy Snyder, Ph.D. Dean of Engineering and Science and Co-PI of the ReBUILDetroit grant (UDM)
Amanda Bryant-Friedrich, Ph.D. Dean of Graduate School and Co-PI of the ReBUILDetroit (WSU)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ReBUILDetroit Team

Mentoring plays a significant role in ReBUILDetroit. Scholars have a built-in support network of peers, mentors at partnering institutions, graduate students, faculty and staff at all partnering institutions.

Janice L. Gilliland, Ed.S. Dean of the Henry Ford College (HFC) STEM
Shetina Jones, Ph.D. Dir. ReBUILDetroit Student Success
Farron McIntee, Ph.D. Dir. Research Enrichment Core
Jennifer Tabb
ReBUILDetroit Program Coordinator
Airik Sanders, M.S.
Community College Coordinator
Tommie L. Smith ReBUILDetroit Student Success Coach
Jahzara D. Mayes, Ed.D. Asst Dir, Institutional Dev. Grant / Program Mgr

 

 

 

Jacob Kagey, Ph.D. Student Training Core Director
Jonathan D. Rhodes
Web, Technology & Social Media Specialist

 

Kendra R. Evans, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry
Kristen Abraham Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology