Sponsored Programs & Research Compliance

Dana Bell, JD

Proposal Development Specialist/Pre-Award Coordinator

Dana joins the SPARC office after relocating from Charleston, SC. She has a BA in Communications – Public Relations from North Carolina State University and a Juris Doctorate from Wake Forest University School of Law. She is excited to utilize her prior experience and education to help lead the pre-award team in this newly created role within SPARC. She looks forward to assisting faculty and staff with all activities related to developing and submitting high-quality proposals for funding along with providing a new structured model for offered services through the SPARC office and pre-award team.

When not at work, Dana enjoys playing tennis, surfing, and spending time on the water with her family. She is native to Wilmington and could not be happier to be back in her hometown! Go Seahawks!