Denise Wheatley

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Denise Wheatley
Research Program Officer
(269) 387-8280
260W Walwood Hall, Mail Stop 5456
Mailing address: 
Office of the Vice President for Research
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5456 USA
  • M.A. in Family Life Education, Western Michigan University
  • B.S. in Family studies, Western Michigan University

Denise comes to the Office of the Vice President for Research after working nine and a half years under WMU’s College of Health and Human Services at the Southwest Michigan Children’s Trauma Assessment Center. Denise held numerous positions there with her most recent being Grants and Contracts Manager.

Denise has experience in proposal development, editing grant narratives, developing and tracking budgets, reporting, obtaining HSIRB approval, submission to state, federal and local agencies. She has also served as a Co-Principal Investigator on two grants. 

Denise has presented and trained extensively on numerous topics throughout the State of Michigan.

Service areas

  • Office of the Vice President for Research

  • Evaluation Center

  • Haworth College of Business

  • College of Fine Arts

  • College of Health and Human Services

  • University Center for the Humanities

  • College of Arts and Sciences (Humanities and Social Sciences)


o    Department of English

o    Department of Sociology

o    Department of Political Science

o    Department of History

o    School of Communications

o    School of Public Affairs and Administration

o    Gender and Women’s Studies

o    Department of Anthropology

o    Department of Comparative Religion

o    Medieval Institute

o    Department of Spanish

o    Department of World Languages and Literatures

o    Department of Africana Studies

o    Department of Philosophy

o    Department of Economics