Eckhardt Research Center
5640 South Ellis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637
Mary Pat McCullough joined the IME in May of 2015; she supports the research efforts of David Awschalom and Andrew Cleland. Mary Pat came to the University of Chicago joining the Office of the Vice President for Research and for National Laboratories in September of 2012 as the Department Administrator. Working primarily with Laurence Hill, (now Senior Associate Provost), and VP Don Levy’s leadership team Ken Olliff, Tracey Quinn, and Michelle Terry, Mary Pat served as a liaison to senior administrators, faculty, staff, laboratory management, DOE personnel, community leaders, as well as other partners.
Mary Pat comes to the University with more than twenty years of administrative experience in the Chicagoland area working in private industry, municipal government, and public safety. Demonstrating her ability to work toward building and strengthening commonalities in sometimes adversarial environments, Mary Pat’s most recent work experience was as executive assistant to the president of the Chicago’s police union, this position followed her time as meeting planner for the DuPage Mayors and Managers Conference, a council of governments which advocates for suburban municipal government.