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Meet the ORSP Staff: Dr. Jessica Baudoin

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Dr. Jessica Baudoin is a Senior Pre-Award Grants Specialist. Her role is to provide support to faculty and staff in procuring external funding to conduct their research and build capacity for their programs. See more about her here: 

Q. What areas are your focus?
I am assigned to work with the College of Education, LHC Group · Myers School of Nursing, University College, Offices of Sustainability and Campus Diversity, Academic Affairs, Picard Center, Energy Institute of Louisiana, and VP Research. I am also assisting the Departments of Chemistry and Mathematics. 

Q. How long have you been with UL Lafayette?
I began working in ORSP about 1.5 years ago. However, I’ve been an adjunct assistant professor with the Counseling Department for 9 years.

Q. Education?
I began my educational journey at LSU, graduating in May 2005 with a B.S. in Psychology and minors in Corrections and Sociology. I then graduated from the Marriage and Family Therapy programs at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, earning an M.A. in 2007 and a Ph.D. in 2010.

Q. What’s your favorite part of your job?
I find joy in seeing others succeed! I enjoy working with people to build a foundation for achieving their goals.

Q. How can someone contact you?
In this digital age, email ( is definitely the best! Teams chat and call are also great options. It’s easier for me to keep track of our communication.