University Center for Social and Urban Research Director Search

The University of Pittsburgh is conducting a search for a Director of the University Center for Social and Urban Research (UCSUR). All interested parties are invited to review the information below.

Search Committee

Steve Wisniewski  (Chair)
Vice Provost for Budget and Analytics

Christopher Briem 
Research Specialist, UCSUR

Annette DeVito Dabbs 
Professor, School of Nursing

Felix Germain 
Associate Professor, Africana Studies

Michael Glass 
Director, Urban Studies Program

Robert Gradeck 
Project Director, Western Pennsylvania Regional Data Center

Mike Holland 
Vice Chancellor for Science Policy & Research Strategy

Leah Jacobs 
Assistant Professor, Social Work

Sera Linardi 
Associate Professor of Economics, GSPIA

Burcu Savun 
Director of Graduate Studies & Associate Professor, Political Science

Greg Six 
Director of Administration, UCSUR

Randall Walsh 
Professor, Economics

Community Survey

The committee invites Pitt community members and friends to share thoughts and feedback regarding the next dean through a Community Survey.

Open Forum

The committee will hold a virtual open forum meeting to allow members of the community to provide input into the search process. The open forum will take place on Friday, December 3, beginning at 2:00 p.m. via Zoom. Connection information is available on the University events calendar.