Janet Clear
Director, Social Science Research Services
4418 Sewell Social Science Building

As Director of SSRS, Janet Clear manages SSRS's relationship with funding agencies, College of Letters and Science, UW Research and Sponsored Programs Office, and other UW departments. Janet manages day-to-day affairs of the organization and provides overall strategic planning and coordination in conjunction with the Chair and the Steering Committee. She is the financial manager for grant proposals submitted via SSRS, from pre-proposal to project end. Janet has been with CDE and related organizations for over 25 years.

Susan Vial
Research Administrator
4402 Sewell Social Science Building

Susan Vial is the project manager for grant proposals and progress reports submitted via SSRS, ensuring that proposals and reports are complete and properly routed through University channels to the appropriate funding agency. She is the in-house expert on preparing biographical sketches for NIH and NSF grant proposals, and helps SSRS-affiliated authors to make sure that their publications are in compliance with the NIH Public Access Policy. Susan also helps maintain the web sites for SSRS, CDE, and the department of Sociology.

Vicki Sekel
Financial Services
4406 Sewell Social Science Building

Vicki Sekel is responsible for SSRS financial services, business management, and payroll for CDE/CDHA faculty, staff, and students. She is also responsible for various purchasing activities, certain aspects of the CDE graduate training program, coordination of international travel, and for other financial management tasks in support of all SSRS-supported researchers.

Sherry Huhn
Office Administrator
4412 Sewell Social Science Building

Sherry Huhn's responsibilities include coordinating travel arrangements and special events for CDE/CDHA faculty, staff, and students, as well as visitors to the Centers. She manages purchasing activities, including maintaining the inventory of general office supplies. She is responsible for administrative office activities including scheduling shared office equipment and conference rooms, handling incoming and outgoing mail, and making copies for classroom support. Sherry has primary responsibility for answering incoming phone calls to the department.