Manager, Strategic Research Initiatives
Jennifer Webster provides capture management and proposal development services that support large-scale or strategically significant research opportunities and increased federal agency engagement. She joined the Research Development Team in 2014 and brings five years of experience in research administration from her previous position in the Office of Sponsored Programs. Prior to joining UT, she worked with grant-seeking nonprofits in France and the Czech Republic. Webster holds a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from the University of Tennessee and a master’s degree in political science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is a Certified Research Administrator (CRA) and an active member of the National Organization of Research Development Professionals (NORDP) and the National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA).