Janet Clear
Director, Social Science Research Services
4418 Sewell Social Science Building
608-262-1172
jclear@ssc.wisc.edu

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 also helps maintain the web sites for SSRS, CDE, and the department of Sociology. Janet has been with CDE and related organizations for over 25 years.

Susan Vial
Administrative Program Specialist
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 Specialist
4406 Sewell Social Science Building
608-263-2441
vsekel@ssc.wisc.edu

Vicki Sekel is responsible for SSRS financial services and payroll-related activities 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 researchers. Vicki also works directly with Dr. Alberto Palloni, coordinating his extensive travel schedule, arranging meetings of his collaborators (often held in foreign locations), and for managing contracts of researchers working on Palloni's projects.

Carol Tetzlaff
University Services Associate
4412 Sewell Social Science Building
608-262-2182
tetzlaff@ssc.wisc.edu

Carol Tetzlaff processes travel reimbursement requests for faculty, staff, and students. She does much of the organization's purchasing activities, including maintaining the inventory of general office supplies. She is responsible for incoming and outgoing mail as well as mail forwarding and express mailing services. Carol works closely with undergraduate students in the administrative office. She also develops and maintains bibliographic databases for CDE/CDHA faculty. In addition, Carol has primary responsibility for answering incoming phone calls, performing general office work such as photocopying and operating the fax machine, and doing word processing and data entry.