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Summer Research

Mission and Vision


The Office of Research Resources seeks to empower and bring visibility to the work of faculty as leaders of scholarly and creative activities and to provide a supportive environment for high quality research programs at Spelman College. 


To accomplish its mission, the Office of Research Resources endeavors to:

  • Strengthen the infrastructure and supplement the resources needed to support the completion of projects,
  • Provide integrated services and streamlined processes to support the administration of research and programs
  • Provide professional development opportunities that address the needs of scholars
  • Enhance the ability of investigators to perform research in interdisciplinary spaces and in the global community,
  • Provide support for undergraduate research and scholarship,
  • Promote shared responsibility for the ethical conduct of research and compliance with local and national policies
  • Broadens awareness of the value of Spelman College research
  • Expand and strengthen partnerships with external constituents that impact the research culture
  • Advocates for the needs of the Spelman College research community