USA Research Centers, Service Centers and Institutes

USA has created Centers and Institutes that support the teaching, discovery and service missions of the University. These units offer a cadre of highly qualified faculty, graduate and undergraduate students and focused expertise and resources toward advancement of scientific, educational and creative activities.

Policy for Establishment and Management Research Centers and Institutes (PDF)

RESEARCH CENTERS AND INSTITUTES   Director/Contact
Center for Archaeological Studies   Dr. Gregory Waselkov
Center for Forensics and Information Technology Security   Mr. Les Barnett
Center for Generational Studies   Dr. Roma Hanks
Center for Healthy Communities   Dr. Errol Crook
Center for Hurricane Intensity and Landfall Investigation   Dr. Sytske Kimball
Center for Integrative Studies in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics   Dr. Andre Green
Center for Lung Biology   Dr. Troy Stevens
Center for Public Policy   Dr. Stephen Costanza
Center for Strategic Health Innovation   Dr. Dan Roach
Coastal Resource and Resiliency Center   Dr. J. Steven Picou
Coastal Weather Research Center   Dr. Bill Williams
Environmental Resiliency Center   Dr. Sean Powers
Gulf Coast Behavioral Health and Resiliency Center   Dr. Jennifer Langhinrichsen-Rohling
Melton Center for Entrepreneurship   Dr. Mark Weaver
Mitchell Cancer Institute   Dr. Ronald Franks
Pheromone Center   Dr. David Basttiste
USA Center for the Study of War and Memory   Dr. Steven Trout
USA Polling Group   Dr. Thomas Shaw
SERVICE AND SUPPORT CENTERS    
Center for Academic Service Learning and Civic Engagement   Ms. Karen Peterson
Center for Real Estate and Economic Development   Dr. Donald Epley
Stokes Center for Creative Writing   Dr. Sue Walker
South Alabama Research and Inservice Center   Dr. Andrea Kent