Maral Kismetian, CRA
Grants and Research Administrator
Maral Kismetian joined the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs in September 2006 after five years at San Francisco State University (SFSU) as an administrative analyst in grants and sponsored programs. At SFSU, she was responsible for coordination of various grants projects, including NIMH’s Career Opportunities in Research Program, NCI’s U56 Comprehensive Cancer Partnership and the GEAR UP grant.
Maral is the department’s primary contact for programs such as the CSU Student Research Competition, the Central California Research Symposium, the Claude Laval Award for Research and Innovative Technology and the BizFlow PIF administration.
She has received her B.A. degree in Political Science and currently pursuing her graduate degree in Public Administration (MPA) at California State University, Fresno.