Kristina Ko

Assistant VP, Federal Relations for Research


Phone: 202-554-0578

444 North Capitol St. NW, Suite 820
Washington, D.C., 20001

Assistant: Rachael Richmond, senior executive assistant,

David Bluhm, Federal Relations Associate,

As assistant vice president for research, Ko works closely with academic leaders, faculty and staff across the Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses by informing and advising them on federal legislative, regulatory and research policy developments that affect the U-M research enterprise. Ko serves as the university’s primary contact with Congress, the executive branch, federal agencies, research organizations, professional societies and public policy organizations to ensure they are apprised of the achievements, needs and opportunities arising from the U-M research community. Through these activities, she plays a key role in supporting the university’s mission to serve the nation and bolstered faculty participation in public engagement.