Office of the Vice President for Research

J.R. (Josh) Gladden, Ph.D.
Vice President for Research

Dr. Joseph (Josh) Gladden is Vice President for Research at Temple University. He oversees the research enterprise for the university, including strategic research initiatives, technology transfer, research integrity and compliance, and grant administration.

He joins Temple after serving as the University of Mississippi’s vice chancellor for research and sponsored programs and professor of physics in the school’s Department of Physics.

Dr. Gladden earned his doctoral degree in physics from the Pennsylvania State University. He holds a master’s degree in physics from the University of Montana and earned his bachelor’s degree at the University of the South.