Research Staff Directory

Lynne Chronister
Lynne U. Chronister
Vice President for Research and Economic Development

University of South Alabama
307 University Blvd.
Administration Bldg. 200
Mobile, AL 36688-0002

Telephone: (251) 460-6333
Fax: (251) 460-7955

James Connors
James J. Connors, Ph.D.
Special Assistant to the Vice President for Research and Economic Development

University of South Alabama
307 University Blvd.
Administration Bldg. 200
Mobile, AL 36688-0002

Telephone: (251) 460-6333
Fax: (251) 460-7955


Kimberly Littlefield

Kimberly P. Littlefield, Ph.D.
Assistant VP for Research Development and Learning

University of South Alabama
307 University Blvd.
Administration Bldg. 200
Mobile, AL 36688-0002

Telephone: (251) 460-6456
Fax: (251) 460-7955

Ker Ferguson

Ker Ferguson, MBA, Ph.D. 
Assistant VP, Center for Commercialization and Industry Collaboration

USA Technology and Research Park
775 University Blvd.
Bldg. II, Ste. 150
Mobile, AL 36608

Telephone: (251) 460-6384
Fax: (251) 461-1774


Gina Hedburg

Gina Hedberg
Director, Sponsored Projects Administration

University of South Alabama
307 University Blvd.
Administration Bldg. 200
Mobile, AL 36688-0002

Telephone: (251) 460-7888
Fax: (251) 414-8296


Dusty Layton

Dusty Layton
Director, Research Compliance and Assurance

University of South Alabama
307 N. University Blvd.
CSAB 120
Mobile, AL 36688-0002

Telephone: (251) 460-6625
Fax: (251) 461-1595


Reggie Taylor

Reggie Taylor, JD 
Associate Director, Intellectual Property Management

USA Technology and Research Park
775 University Blvd.
Bldg. II, Ste. 150
Mobile, AL 36608

Telephone: (251) 460-7932
Fax: (251) 461-1774


Andrew E. Byrd, Ph.D.
Andrew E. Byrd, Ph.D.
Marketing and Licensing Associate, Intellectual Property Management

USA Technology and Research Park
775 University Blvd.
Bldg. II, Ste. 150
Mobile, AL 36608

Telephone: (251) 460-7932
Fax: (251) 461-1774