Office of Research Staff

Tim Landrum
Tim Landrum
Interim Associate Dean for Research and Innovation, and Professor

Department of Special Education
Room 123D - College of Education and Human Development
t.landrum @
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Melody I. Halbleib
Program Coordinator Sr.
Office: 502-852-2271
E-mail: Melody.halbleib @

Melody Halbleib provides support to all College of Education and Human Development doctoral students and graduate assistants. She handles all dissertation process paperwork and can assist doctoral students with any questions that may arise throughout their tenure. Melody also assists individuals on how to obtain a graduate assistantship, the application, paperwork, evaluations, and any other issues surrounding the assistantship. Melody also provides support to faculty and graduate students going through the grant process.

Steve Tabeling
Unit Business Manager
Office: 502-852-3069
E-mail: sktabe01@

Steve Tabeling assists faculty and graduate students going through the grant process. He can help with questions related to paperwork and/or the grant budget. Any information regarding your graduate assistant tuition can also be directed to Steve.

Cecilia Peredo
Grant Specialist Coordinator
Office: 502-852-2630

Cecilia Peredo assists faculty and staff to identify funding sources, establish relationships with potential partners and design competitive proposals for external funding. Among other duties, Cecilia works to overall enhance the CEHD’s support for grant development.

Taylor Brown
Graduate Assistant
Office: 502-852-2625
E-mail: tayloranne.brown @

Taylor Brown can be of assistance to any doctoral students or faculty members who may have questions regarding the upcoming dissertation writing camp. She can also assist faculty members with any questions they may have about the annual publication data collection.

If you are a doctoral student who isn’t receiving messages from the cehddoc listserv, please contact Melody Halbleib at or 502.852.2271 to be added.

CEHD Office of Research
123 Porter Building
Belknap Campus
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY 40292
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.