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About Research Accounting

The Mission

The Research Accounting Office supports and works collaboratively with the university to provide post award financial services for externally funded sponsored research.  We provide comprehensive support on fiscal management of awards, adherence to federal regulations and improvements to reduce administrative burden. 

Functions of Research Accounting include:

  •  Project/Account Setup
  • Expenditure Approval & Oversight
  • Monthly Invoicing to GSURSF
  • Effort Certification
  • Cost Share Documentation
  • Program Income

The People

Christy Yother
Director of Research Accounting
Phone: (912) 478-5319
E-mail: cyother@georgiasouthern.edu

  • Herty Advanced Materials Development Center

Shalah Bowden
Assistant Research Accounting Manager
Phone: (912) 478-1699
E-mail: sbowden@georgiasouthern.edu

  • College of Business
  • College of Behavioral & Social Sciences
  • Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health
  • Small Business Development Center

Jennifer Dippolito
Accountant II
Phone: (912) 478-8530
E-mail: jdippolito@georgiasouthern.edu

  • College of Science and Mathematics
  • Waters College of Health Professions

Geri Kilmer
Accountant II
Phone: (912) 344-3335
E-mail: gkilmer@georgiasouthern.edu

  • Provost & VP for Academic Affairs
  • Business and Finance
  • College of Arts & Humanities
  • College of Engineering and Computing
  • College of Education
  • Continuing Education
  • International Programs and Services
  • Jack N. Averitt College of Graduate Studies
  • Enrollment Management
  • Student Affairs

Last updated: 11/9/2022