Katherine Gloer

Title & Affiliation
Grant Development Specialist Iowa Social Science Research Center


  • PhD, Organic Chemistry, University of Iowa
  • BS, Chemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

In her role as a Research Program Manager at the Iowa Social Science Research Center (ISRC), Kate Gloer assists social science researchers with grant development activities, provides feedback on proposal submission narratives, researches new funding opportunities in the social sciences, and explores new collaborative initiatives to improve success rates for grant applications.  

Kate joined the ISRC in 2019 after serving for nearly ten years in the UI Department of Biostatistics as the Quality Management Lead for the Clinical Trials Statistical & Data Management Center (CTSDMC). Kate’s professional background also includes over 20 years of experience as a medicinal chemist in the pharmaceutical industry, as a research scientist for SBIR-funded catalysis research, and as an academic researcher in the field of natural products chemistry.