Faculty and Staff

Sara Heeg

Business Manager
(517) 432-2204

Kari Kammel

Assistant Director of Education and Outreach
(517) 353-2163
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Jay Kennedy

Assistant Professor
(517) 353-2162
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Jeff Rojek

(517) 353-2164
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Tyler Armstrong

Legal Extern
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Anne Breece

International Relations

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Alana Carl

Information Technician

Daniel Cermak

Legal Researcher
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Therese Costantini


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Alina Dewgard

Student Researcher
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Daniel Eshoo

Criminal Justice

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Annabelle Greseth

Political Science

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Deepu Karchalla

Criminal Justice

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Kaylee Kern

Student Researcher
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Joey Longo

International Relations

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Minelli Manoukian

Legal Researcher
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Mae O’Dell

Clerical Assistant and Student Researcher
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Logan Pechtel

Criminal Justice

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Madison Postal

Communication Assistant
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College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Cimberly Weir

Center for Packaging Innovation and Sustainability

Eli Broad College of Business

Amet Kirca

Broad College of Business

Jade Sims

International Business Center

Dave Fryer

Executive Development Programs

College of Communication Art and Sciences

Saleem Alhabash

Advertising and Public Relations

Anastasia Kononova

Advertising and Public Relations

College of Engineering

Vangie Alocilja

Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering

College of Law

Adam Candeub

Intellectual Property, Information & Communications Law

Leslie Johnson

Global Food Law

Carrie Feeheley

International Programs

College of Social Science

Tim Homberg

School of Criminal Justice

MSU Programs

Sami Stevens

University Licensing Program

Jerry Rhead

The Hub for Innovation Learning and Technology

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Attache Program

Intellectual Property Rights Center



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    Kevin Weaver

    Senior Director, Brand Protection Technology & Innovation

Vice President

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    Alan Swayne

    Associate Vice President


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    Tara Steketee

    Director, Product Integrity in the Global Security Group
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    Charlie Olschanski

    Senior Director Investigation Services

Homeland Security Liaisons

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    Steve Francis

    Homeland Security Liaison and Director, National IPR Center, Homeland Security Investigations
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    Bill Ross

    Homeland Security Liaison and Deputy Director, National IPR Center, Homeland Security Investigations