Director of Grants and Sponsored Programs
Office of Research
Office: 037 Samford Hall
Phone: 205-726-2735Linnea Minnema is the Director of Grants and Sponsored Programs at Samford University. She is a certified research administrator (CRA) with more than a decade of experience in various roles within research administration. She previously served as research contracts program manager at the University of Notre Dame and in multiple roles at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She and her husband, Anthony Minnema (assistant professor in the history department), have two children, Joscelyn and Gerrit. She is a native of Grand Rapids, Michigan and a graduate of Calvin College.