Staff

Research Advancement and Compliance

 

John Carfora. Ed.D., CCEP, RIO
Associate Provost and Acting Director, ORSP

As Associate Provost for Research Advancement and Compliance, Carfora oversees and coordinates university efforts to develop research capacity and ensure research compliance in accordance with federal regulations, state laws, private sponsor policies and regulations, and internal policies and regulations. Carfora serves as the University’s federally designated Research Integrity Officer (RIO), and provides oversight for LMU's Office of Research and Sponsored Projects, Institutional Review Board and the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee.

John.Carfora@lmu.edu | 310.338.6004


Office for Research and Sponsored Projects

University Hall, Suite 3000 | 310-338-4599 | orsp@lmu.edu

Cynthia Ruiz, M.A., C.R.A.
Assistant Director, Pre-Award Services

Areas of Responsibility
Develops and administers externally-funded projects by managing and negotiating grants, contracts and awards, ensuring compliance and approval of application submissions, and  managing non-financial post-award transactions, including subawards. Primary contact for the School of Education, School of Film and Television, College of Communications and Fine Arts, and Loyola Law School.

Cynthia.Ruiz@LMU.edu | 310-338-1603

Alice Martini Doyle
Assistant Director, Pre-Award Services

Areas of Responsibility
Develops and administers externally-funded projects by managing and negotiating grants, contracts and awards, ensuring compliance and approval of application submissions, and  managing non-financial post-award transactions, including subawards. Primary contact for the Seaver College of Science and Engineering.

Alice.Doyle@lmu.edu | 310-338-7753

Amanda Maninos, M.B.A.
Grants and Contracts Specialist

Areas of Responsibility
Develops and administers externally-funded projects by ensuring compliance and approval of application submissions,  processing non-financial post-award transactions, and maintaining records of sponsored project transactions within the ORSP centralized data management system.  Primary contact for the Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts, College of Business Administration, and Student Affairs.

Amanda.Maninos@lmu.edu | 310-338-3752

Bianca Trujillo, M.A.
Senior Administrative Coordinator

Areas of Responsibility
Supports the LMU pre-award staff who promote faculty and staff productivity through services that include all facets of research and grant administration. Assists office colleagues in completing tasks and activities necessary to enhance the University’s pursuit of sponsored projects.

Bianca.Trujillo@lmu.edu | 310-258-2655