Teresa Rucker

Research Administrator

Teresa Rucker grew up in Iowa and began working at OSA in 2010 as a work-study student focused on office administration. She was quickly promoted to the position of archival assistant and became OSA's official archivist in 2014. In 2024, Teresa transitioned to the Research Administrator position. 

As OSA's Research Administrator, Teresa is responsible for post-award financial tracking of all OSA funds and works closely with the OSA directors to coordinate budget and spending plans for projects and programs. Teresa is the point-of-contact for OSA with UI Grant Accounting and the Division of Sponsored Programs and works closely with external organizations that sponsor OSA research projects through contracts, grants, and fee for service arrangements.