National Science Foundation administrator to give talk at Wright State

NSF logoNational Science Foundation administrator and Wright State alumna Jean Feldman will give a talk on the NSF grant process on Friday, Aug. 22, at Wright State University.

Feldman’s talk begins at 3 p.m. in the Gandhi Auditorium in the Boonshoft School of Medicine’s White Hall. A reception will follow at 5 p.m.

She will discuss “NSF Proposed Implementation of the OMB Uniform Guidance; Changes to the Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide.”

Feldman is the head of the policy office in the Division of Institution and Award Support within the National Science Foundation’s Office of Budget, Finance and Award Management.

She received a B.A. in history and political science from Wright State and a master of public administration from George Washington University.

At the NSF, Feldman is responsible for establishing proposal and award policies and procedures for the foundation’s assistance programs. She also is involved in a number of streamlining activities, including implementing new federal government grant-making policies and developing electronic submissions for federal grants applications.

Feldman is an active member of National Council of University Research Administrators and has served on its board of directors and peer-to-peer review committee. She was the inaugural recipient of the Joseph F. Carrabino award at the council’s 45th annual meeting.

Prior to joining NSF in 1992, Feldman worked in policy positions with the U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research and the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command.

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