John Colombo, PhD

Interim Vice Chancellor, Office of Research
Primary office:
785-864-7298
Youngberg Hall, 201


As interim vice chancellor, Dr. Colombo oversees 10 research centers, two state surveys, two affiliated centers and the core research labs. He also serves as president of the KU Center for Research, Inc., and shares overall responsibility for the bi-campus KU Innovation and Collaboration technology commercialization office.  At KU, he holds an academic appointment as professor of Psychology in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.