University of Florida Office of Research
Division of Sponsored Programs
Contract Coordinator for Industry-Sponsored Research

Zana Dupee is the Contract Coordinator for industry-sponsored research at the University of Florida.  She is an attorney who has served as an adjunct legal writing professor at the UF Levin College of Law in Gainesville, Florida. Before coming to the University of Florida, Mrs. Dupee worked in private practice, specializing in real estate -- both contracting and litigation. Mrs. Dupee has experience in contracts, transactions, litigation, corporate law, and probate law.

As an attorney, Mrs. Dupee has earned a reputation as a woman of integrity and conviction. Always one to "call things the way they are," her straight-forward approach and hard work contributes to the satisfaction of her clients.

Those who have worked with Mrs. Dupee, whether as an attorney, a teacher, or through her many other community involvements, know her as someone who tries to do her best.

Phone: (352) 392-9267

Email:  zhdupee at

  • University: University of Florida (B.A., Political Science, 1990)
  • Law School: University of Florida Law School (J.D., with honors, 1995); Associate Research Editor & Open Writing Committee Member, Florida Law Review; Council of Ten Tutor.
  • Clerkship: Magistrate Judge Bartunek at the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio (1995-96)
  • Memberships: NCURA; The Florida Bar; Business Law, Real Property, and Probate Sections of The Florida Bar; Gainesville-Alachua County Assoc. of Realtors.
  • Florida Bar Board Certification: Real Estate
  • Certification: Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (C.P.C.U.)
  • Past President, Past Vice President, and Past Secretary of the North Florida Area Real Estate Attorneys' Association
  • Past Chair of the Alachua County Affordable Housing Task Force
  • Teaching Experience: Appellate Advocacy, University of Florida Levin College of Law
  • Justice Teaching Volunteer: Hawthorne High School