We are here to support your work 

The Research Advancement Division, along with the SDSU Research Foundation, is responsible for supporting and furthering the research, education and community service mission of SDSU. The division assists faculty and deans in devising strategies to advance and expand SDSU’s research endeavors. Our staff develops cooperative multidisciplinary, multi-institutional partnership programs; provides program management for a diverse portfolio of sponsored programs; and offers training, proposal review services and mentorship to our research-active faculty and students.

Proposal Development Link

Funding Opportunities link

Access 2020 Workshop Link


Researchers working

How can we help?

  • Consider meeting with our staff to see how they can help you optimize your grant proposals
  • Apply for one of our fellowships and trainings
  • Participate in our review services and receive expert feedback on your proposal
  • Learn about SDSU's internal funding opportunities

Our Staff

John Crockett

Dr. John Crockett

Associate Vice President, Research Advancement

619 594-3176

John McMillian

John McMillan

Interim Director, Research Development

619 594-1353


Nadia Campbell

Nadia Campbell

Director of Research Initiatives