Kathryn Canterbury

Assistant Dean for Research and Grants Accounting

Simmons School Office of the Dean

Kathryn Canterbury


MBA, Southern Methodist University


3101 University Blvd, Ste.247
Dallas, 75205
Box 382



Kathryn began working at SMU in 2003 and moved into the role of Assistant Dean for Grants and Research in 2011.  In her current role, she assists Principal Investigators in the Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education with the development of budgets and grant proposals.  Kathryn works closely with the Office of Research Administration in pre-award activities including proposal submission, budget changes, and contract modifications.  Once proposals are funded, she works with Principal Investigators to manage the post-award activities while working closely with the Grant Accounting Office to ensure accurate fiscal accountability for the grants.

Prior to joining SMU, Kathryn worked as an Energy Analyst with TXU Portfolio Management Company LP.

She received her MBA in Accounting from Southern Methodist University and her undergraduate degree in finance from Texas A&M.