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Elizabeth Peloso

Associate Vice President & Associate Vice Provost

Office of Research Services

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Elizabeth (Missy) Peloso is the Associate Vice Provost/Associate Vice President for Research at the University of Pennsylvania. She has oversight responsibility for Research security and export compliance, pre-award activities related to federally and non-profit sponsored research, post-award activities for all sponsored projects, academic material transfer and data use agreements, and research reporting. Prior to joining Penn in 2011, she served as the Director of Research Compliance at the University of Delaware. She is a past Missy is a graduate of Duke University, holds a masters degree in biomedical engineering from Carnegie-Mellon University, and an MBA from the University of Delaware.

Key Responsibilities

  • Research administration including full lifecycle management of federal grants and contracts, grants from non-profit funders
  • Post-award financial management and reporting for sponsored research agreements
  • Negotiation of ancillary research agreements
  • Federal research and sponsored activity reporting
  • Costing and research audit activities
  • Research security
  • Export controls compliance