The Office of the Associate Provost for Research and Scholarly Inquiry works to broadly support the research and scholarly pursuits of the faculty and students of Wake Forest University.  Such support takes many forms including faculty and student training, technical assistance in grant preparation, searching for funding sources or collaborators, direct internal research support, development of collaborative relationships and interfacing with public and private groups with regards to research. Additionally we assure that faculty research and other creative accomplishments are widely publicized. Please take a moment to examine this page and explore the many programs and opportunities that we offer.

Keith Bonin

Associate Provost for Research and Scholarly Inquiry

Wake Forest professor of physics Keith Bonin

Keith Bonin is the Associate Provost for Research and Scholarly Inquiry at Wake Forest University. Keith earned his B.S. degree in Physics from Loyola University in New Orleans and a Ph.D. in Physics/Optics from the University of Maryland. Following a one-year postdoc and seven years on the faculty in the Department of Physics at Princeton University, he joined the Wake Forest Faculty in the Department of Physics in 1992. He has taught nearly every course at the undergraduate level and his recent research has been in biophysics related to optogenetics, drug discovery, and the physics of cancer. He is currently a member of the Center for Molecular Signaling at Wake Forest, and is collaborating with two different groups at Wake Forest Health Sciences.