Jaya Mohan, MA
Director, Office of Undergraduate Research | Department of Undergraduate Research
Office: 3019 MacAlister Hall
Jaya Mohan earned her M.A. in Communication from Villanova University in 2009. She began her career at Drexel University in 2010 as Assistant Director of the Office of Undergraduate Research. She is currently the Director of the Office of Undergraduate Research. In this role, she manages undergraduate research programming. Most notably, this includes the STAR (Students Tackling Advanced Research) Scholars Program, which supports early undergraduate research experiences for students. She has contributed to publications on the STAR Scholars Program, and actively seeks funding to support undergraduate research experiences.
Early Undergraduate Research in an International Setting: A Pilot Study (Article)
Author(s): Wang, Haizhi; Smith, Kevin P. W.; Rocheleau, Suzanne E.; Mohan, Jaya; Dandekar, Kapil R.; Fontecchio, Adam K.; Stanford, Jennifer S.
Drexel University piloted the Students Tackling Advanced Research Internationally (iSTAR) Scholars Program, which provides undergraduates with an opportunity to engage in an international experience at a collaborating institution during the summer between their first and second years.
STAR Scholars and Virtual Cultural Heritage (Article) accessed via
Author(s): Suzanne Rocheleau, Glen Muschio, James Malazita, Mark Petrovich, Jaya Mohan
The article discusses the Students Tackling Advanced Research (STAR) Scholars Program at Drexel University in Pennsylvania. It provides an overview of the structure, learning outcomes, and goals of the program which provides college freshmen digital media knowledge and skills to support their interdisciplinary research collaborations.
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