Mordecai Harvey, Ph.D.
Assistant Director for Undergraduate Research
Mordecai serves as Assistant Director for Undergraduate Research and Coordinator of the Pathway to Research Program in the Provost’s Office at Michigan State University. His background is STEM research, having earned a Ph.D. in Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise from Virginia Tech. His time as a graduate researcher inspired him to pursue a career supporting undergraduate students as they pursue and navigate research experiences. His interests include understanding and tackling barriers to co-curricular activities, self-efficacy, and mentor-mentee relationships. Mordecai is drawn to the work of supporting students because he enjoys building relationships with them and has genuine curiosity for their stories.