Undergraduate Research & Creative Activities Team

The Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Team (URCAT) meets regularly to discuss ways to enhance undergraduate scholarship on the UCO campus. Visit these programs and others at the Undergraduate Research website.

The URCAT is composed of the following representatives:

  • Two representatives from each college
  • One representative from the Max Chambers Library to serve as a liaison
  • One representative from the Faculty Senate
  • One representative from the Office of Research Compliance
  • One representative from the Office of Research & Grants

Members of the URCAT

Fine Arts & Design

  • Tina Kambour, CFAD-Dance
  • Amy Johnson, CFAD-Design

Business Administration

  •  Allen Arnold, Business-Finance
  •  Jeanetta Sims, Marketing

Education & Professional Studies

  • Thomas Hancock, Education-Psychology
  • LaDonna Atkins, Human Environmental Science

Liberal Arts

  • Merry Buchanan, Mass Communication
  • Michael Springer, History & Geography

Mathematics & Sciences

  • Evan Lemley, Engineering & Physics
  • Tracy Morris, Math & Statistics


  • Dana Jackson, Max Chambers Library Liaison
  • Morshed Khandaker, Faculty Senate Liaison
  • TBD, Research Compliance
  • Gregory Wilson, Assistant Vice President, OR&G
  • Pam McDown, Research Programs Coordinator
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