Sarah Acosta

Research Development Coordinator, Office of the Dean

As Research Development Coordinator for the College of Design, Sarah works with researchers at all levels and across programs to advance and sustain research, creative scholarship, and engagement. Sarah supports faculty and researchers as they navigate the research funding ecosystem. She can help individuals and teams identify strategic funding opportunities, develop research trajectories, and prepare and submit competitive proposals to private, local, state, and federal funders. Sarah also coordinates a monthly funding newsletter, proposal development workshops, and writing retreats.

Please schedule time during Sarah's office hours or send her an email.

Are you working on a proposal? Please complete an Intent to Submit so the research team can help you


MA American Studies, University of Texas at Austin

BA English, University of Minnesota–Twin Cities

Sarah Acosta

Sarah Carlson


101 Rapson Hall
89 Church Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
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