Office of Research Services Staff
|Jamison Fargo, PhD, MS.Epi
Associate Dean for Research
Dr. Fargo has been the Associate Dean for Research since 2014 and a member of the faculty of the Department of Psychology since 2004. His research investigates the pathways in to and out of homelessness among US Veterans and adolescents. He has also conducted research in the areas of military misconduct and interpersonal violence. Dr. Fargo is also a quantitative methodologist with broad methodological interests and expertise. He has received over $10 million in funding for his research efforts and has published more than 50 peer-reviewed journal articles.
|Nancy Sassano, PhD
Location: EDUC 452
Office Phone: 435-797-0904
Nancy Sassano joined the Office of Research Services in April 2009 as a proposal development specialist after 12 years as project manager of the USU Center for Epidemiologic Studies where she worked on NIH-funded projects including the Cache County Study on Memory, Health and Aging; Cache County Dementia Progression Study; Utah Child and Family Health Study; and Utah Hip Fracture Study. In addition to project management and grant proposal experience, she brings to the College experience in development and management of campus wellness programs, secondary health education, and university teaching. Nancy received her Ph.D. in health education from The Pennsylvania State University, M.Ed. from Arizona State University, and B.S.E. from SUNY Cortland. Since joining the College of Education and Human Services, she has been involved in the preparation and submission of over 120 grant proposals to a wide range of funding agencies. From 2009-2015 she also served as a staff member for the Institutional Review Board office and voting member of the Board.
Sarah Schwartz, MS
Sarah earned her undergraduate degree from USU in Math Education with a minor in Chemistry Teaching. She taught math and chemistry for five years at both public and private high schools. Sarah has also taught courses at USU, including college algebra (Math 1010, 1050) and introductory statistics (Stat 1040, 2000). Sarah will occasionally be teaching graduate-level statistics courses in our college in the future. In her spare time, she enjoys snowboarding and skiing in the winter and wakeboarding in the summer