Assistant Dean for Grants and Research
Simmons School Office of the Dean
MBA, Southern Methodist University
3101 University Blvd, Ste.247
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.