Corporate, Foundation and Research Relations


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Melissa Erekson

Executive Director, Corporate,
Foundation and Research Relations

504-865-5567
merekson@tulane.edu

School of Science and Engineering
Center for Bioenvironmental Research
University Leadership



Urjani Porter

Senior Executive Secretary
504-314-7283
uporter@tulane.edu

Zach Danner

Senior Development Officer
504-314-7267
zdanner@tulane.edu

  • School of Architecture
  • Social Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship
  • School of Law

Lou Franchina

Senior Development Officer
504-314-7308
lfranch1@tulane.edu

  • School of Social Work
  • Center for Public Service
  • Murphy Institute
  • School of Liberal Arts

Lee Hays

Senior Development Officer


Stacy MacDonnell

Director of Prospect Strategy and Research



Matt Roberts

Writer/Research Analyst

Laura Decuir

Program Officer
504-314-7641
ldecuir@tulane.edu