Research at the Bryan School

Our mission is to support faculty members in their scholarly and creative research activities. In particular, the Bryan School Office of Research assists faculty with:

Contact information

Ms. Connie Uselman

Business Services Coordinator and Research Administrator
Bryan 401-D (336) 256-0375

Bryan School Committee on Research

The Bryan School Committee on Research is responsible for facilitating and enhancing the research of Bryan School faculty members by assisting in the administration of research related programs, including research assignment leaves, internal Bryan School grants, and the Bryan School annual Research Excellence Awards.

Serving Committee Members

  • Chris Swan (Chair) – Economics
  • Dayong Huang – Accounting and Finance
  • Jin Su – Consumer, Apparel, and Retail Studies
  • Riikka Sarala – Management
  • James Boles – Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Hospitality & Tourism
  • Rahul Singh – Information Systems & Supply Chain Management

Research Centers and Institutes

North Carolina Sales Institute

Center for Industry Research and Engagement

Active research projects

# Lead PI Title Sponsor
1 Byrd, Erick Community Economic Impact of Events and Festivals North Carolina Department of Commerce
2 Bray, Jeremy Screening, Briefing, Intervention, Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) Evaluation Research Triangle Institute
3 Byrd, Erick NC Winery Best Business Practices Study North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
4 Jin, Byoungho Toward the Global Leadership of Korea: Competitiveness and Social Responsibility of Korean Firms Korea Research Foundation
5 Welsh, Dianne Coleman Foundation Entrepreneurship Faculty Fellows Coleman Foundation
6 Van Hasselt, Martyn State Innovation Models (SIM) Initiative Evaluation Research Triangle Institute
7 Link, Al NETS Database DOC National Institute of Standards and Technology
8 Swann, Chris The Role of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program in Child Only TANF Cases Evidence from South Carolina Administrative Data USDA Economic Research Service

Funding sources

Please note, the Bryan School has existing relationships with many corporate and foundation donors; however, we do not have a free hand to engage any local company or foundation for financial support. The primary responsibility for coordinating and facilitating proposed and existing relationships with corporations and foundations rests with the Office of Research and Economic Development (ORED). Please consult with Connie Uselman in the Bryan School Dean’s Office if you are interested in applying for funding from any corporations or foundations.

General Search Databases

Commerce Business DailyCommunity of Science (COS)
Sponsored Programs Information Network (SPIN)

Grants to Individuals

Abbreviated Grant Seekers Guide
Fulbright Scholar Program
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation
National Science Foundation
White House Fellowships

Professional Organizations