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Research Budget

The Budget section of the Office of Research exists to offer financial management support to departments and research centers. Additionally, the office provides an initial point of contact for industry partners and government agencies who wish to engage in collaborative research. DFRO budget analysts provide primary communication to departments and research centers regarding budget policies and procedures. Researchers who wish to engage with the Air Force Academy research enterprise can contact the Budget section of the Office of Research per the information below. If you know the department you wish to work with, please contact the appropriate analyst. If you are unsure of which department or research center you want to work with, please contact Ms. Lilah Frohman (719) 333-8318.

External Services
  • Cadet Summer Research Program (CSRP) funding
  • Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) funding
Internal Services
  • Reimbursables
  • Lines of Accounting (LOAs)
  • FY roll over assistance
  • Other support agreement processing including:
    • Form DD 1144 processing
    • Form 4009s
Contact Us

Karen Hagenman, Budget Analyst (719) 333-1589 – Department of Behavioral Science and Leadership, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Department of Computer Science, Institute of Information Technology Applications, Institute of National Security Studies, Warfighter’s Edge, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Warfighter Effectiveness Research Center

Kim Cavallaro, Budget Analyst (719) 333-2868 – Department of Physics, Department of Aeronautical Engineering, Department of Foreign Languages, Center of Innovation

Courtney Bailey, Budget Analyst (719) 333-1951 – Department of Chemistry, Department of Biology, Center for Aircraft Structural Life Extension, Department of Astronautical Engineering, Department of Political Science, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Department of Management, Department of Engineering Mechanics

Office location:
2354 Fairchild Dr. Suite 6G-112 USAFA, CO 80840