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URI President David Dooley

URI President David Dooley

Known for his collaborative leadership style that encourages entrepreneurial approaches to problem solving and program development, President Dooley fosters a community of discovery that involves all URI students, faculty and staff. He has reshaped the University’s strategic direction, creating a set of broadly defined goals critical to the University’s evolution.


DLT Director Scott R. Jensen

Unanimously confirmed as the Director of the Department of Labor and Training by the State Senate on Feb. 11, 2015, Scott R. Jensen brings to Rhode Island and to the Administration of Governor Gina M. Raimondo an array of directly relevant skills and experience earned in his career in state and local government and in […]


Zahir Shaikh, Ph.D.

Dr. Shaikh’s long standing research interest has been in the area of metal toxicology, with special emphasis on the mechanisms of nephrotoxicity. In addition to basic studies in this field, his laboratory has investigated biomarkers of renal dysfunction in both occupationally- as well as environmentally-exposed populations in the United States and Japan. A more recent […]

Carol Thornber

Carol Thornber, Ph.D.

Interim Associate Dean of Research Carol Thornber, URI College of the Environment and Life Sciences, is the outgoing lead Principal Investigator for Rhode Island NSF EPSCoR. Dr. Thornber is a marine community ecologist with a research focus on marine macroalgae, their importance in nearshore/coastal foodwebs, and the impacts of climate change on these systems. Dr. […]


Geoffrey Bothun, Ph.D.

Dr. Geoffrey D. Bothun, URI Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering, is the incoming lead Principal Investigator for Rhode Island NSF EPSCoR. He joined URI in 2006 as an Assistant Professor after completing a National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship, and was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in 2011. His research is in the area of bionanotechnology with […]

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