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Narcrisha S Norman

(703) 292-7965
W 11204
Program Director


Dr. Narcrisha Norman is a Program Director (PD) at the National Science Foundation (NSF) in the Division of Graduate Education (DGE) within the Directorate for STEM Education (EDU). She contributes to policy within NSF and throughout the federal government with a portfolio of NSF programs that are agency, Directorate and Division wide. Her primary focus is the Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP), the Racial Equity in STEM Education Program (Racial Equity), and the Space-Related Preparation and Awareness for Career Equity (SPACE) Dear Colleague Letter. Dr. Norman has a PhD in Aerospace Engineering and both MS and BS degrees in Mechanical Engineering. Prior to NSF she was an Associate Professor in engineering. Her research areas include theoretical space physics, general aerodynamics, and postgraduate education. She is committed to supporting continued growth of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) in STEM leadership, research, and education. Dr. Norman encourages participation from the STEM community to serve as NSF reviewers, apply for funding including undergraduate funding, and to request NSF speakers via the NSF Speakers Bureau.