As the nation’s Augustinian Catholic University, Villanova is steeped in a rich tradition of academic excellence and intellectual curiosity. We are committed to the collaborative pursuit of knowledge and applying our discoveries to better our communities and the human condition. Research plays a crucial role in our university mission and is an integral part of a Villanova education. Our faculty are committed to excellence both in their teaching and in their scholarship, and embody the teacher-scholar model. Our students, both undergraduate and graduate, are true partners in the research and creative process. The Associate Vice Provost for Research serves as the Chief Research Officer of the University and advocates for Villanova scholarship and supports the research and creative endeavors of our dedicated and distinguished faculty and our talented students.
Please explore our research pages to learn more about internal and external support for research, the exciting projects our faculty and students are involved in, and the challenging problems they are tackling.
Amanda M. Grannas, PhD
Associate Vice Provost for Research