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Clemson University Office of Research Development

STI Building
230 Kappa St.
Clemson, SC 29634

Phone: 864-656-2424

ORD Team

Jane Jacobi

Jane Jacobi

Team Leader
Phone: 864-656-1296

Jane Jacobi brings 25 years of experience in research development and program management and 40 years of experience in editing to ORD. She primarily assists faculty in crafting persuasive, winning proposals. She has a master’s degree in English from the University of Oregon.

Kelly McSwain

Kelly McSwain

Program Manager I
Phone: 864-656-0260

Joining Clemson University and ORD in August 2017, Kelly McSwain is primarily responsible for managing limited submission opportunities.

Kelly holds a B.A. in history from the University of California, Berkeley and has over five years of experience in non-profit administration and grant-writing.

Mariah Meachum

Mariah K. Meachum

Research Development Specialist
College of Behavioral, Social, and Health Sciences
Phone: 864-656-9882

Mariah facilitates competitive grant proposal development for the College of Behavioral, Social, and Health Sciences and the College of Education. She assists with collaborative team coordination, funding opportunity identification, and proposal narrative development.

Mariah has an M.S. degree in biology from the University of Mississippi and experience coordinating research of a highly productive team at Northwestern University.