Black Hills State University promotes a culture where all forms of research, scholarship, and creative activity are valued and supported. The University Research Council will develop and implement a strategic plan to strengthen research at BHSU and identify key areas that will shape the research identity. The Research Council is responsible for overseeing the Seed Grant program and BHSU’s involvement in the Council for Undergraduate Research. The council is made up of representatives from each of the academic schools of the university.

Strategic Plan for Research & Creativity Activity


Dr. Charles Lamb

Dr. Parthasarathi Nag

Jami Schoenewies

Dr. Nathan Deichert

Dr. Hyunsuk Choi

Dr. Richard Carriveau

Dr. Jason Daniels

Dr. Katrina Jensen

Chief Research Officer

Coordinator for Undergraduate Research

School of Arts and Humanities

School of Behavioral Sciences

School of Business

School of Education

School of Math and Social Sciences

School of Natural Sciences