Deborah Telfer, Ph.D.

Director, Grant Center
School of Education and Health Sciences: Office of the Dean

  • Location: Dublin Campus, Suite 100A
  • Phone: 614-785-1163 (x 112)
  • Email: Contact


Oversight of all Grant Center operations, including the following:

  • day-to-day supervision of staff
  • interacting with SOEAP leadership to ensure Grant Center activities align with/respond to SOEAP priorities
  • ensuring the timely and high-quality implementation of all projects operated through the Grant Center
  • identifying new opportunities consistent with the Grant Center/SOEAP mission, including primarily federally funded (prime and non-prime) opportunities
  • developing national/federal and state-supported collaborative partnerships to support the mission of SOEAP


  • Ph.D., Special Education, The Ohio State University
  • M.A., School Psychology, The Ohio State University
  • B.S., Psychology, The Ohio State University

Research Interests

District-wide implementation to improve outcomes for marginalized learners