Faculty

Valerie S Ashby

Valerie S Ashby

Professor of Chemistry

External Address: 421 Chapel Drive - 104 Allen, Durham, NC 27708
Internal Office Address: 421 Chapel Drive - 104 Allen, Box 90046, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: (919) 684-4510
Email: valerie.ashby@duke.edu

Valerie S. Ashby is Dean of Trinity College of Arts & Sciences at Duke University. She received her B.A. and Ph.D. degrees in chemistry from UNC-Chapel Hill and completed postdoctoral research at Universitat Mainz as a National Science Foundation and NATO fellow. Ashby chaired the UNC Chemistry Department from 2012-2015. While on faculty at UNC, she held numerous leadership positions at all levels of academic administration and engaged in all aspects of the undergraduate educational experience. She directed the UNC National Science... Valerie S Ashby's full profile »


Lee D. Baker

Lee D. Baker

Professor of Cultural Anthropology

External Address: 210 Friedl Bldg, Durham, NC 27708-0042
Internal Office Address: Box 90091, Durham, NC 27708-0042
Phone: (919) 681-3263
Email: ldbaker@duke.edu

Lee D. Baker is Professor of Cultural Anthropology, Sociology, and African and African American Studies at Duke University. He received his B.S. from Portland State University and doctorate in anthropology from Temple University. He has been a resident fellow at Harvard’s W.E.B. Du Bois Institute, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, Johns Hopkins’s Institute for Global Studies, The University of Ghana-Legon, the American Philosophical Society, and the National Humanities Center. His books include From Savage to Negro:... Lee D. Baker's full profile »


Gary G. Bennett

Gary G. Bennett

Professor in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

External Address: 222 Soc Psy, Durham, NC 27708
Internal Office Address: Box 90086, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708-0086
Phone: (919) 808-7821
Email: gary.bennett@duke.edu

Gary G. Bennett, Ph.D. is the Bishop-MacDermott Family Professor of Psychology & Neuroscience, Global Health and Medicine at Duke University. He also serves as Duke’s Vice Provost of Undergraduate Education, where he leads and coordinates undergraduate academic, curricular and co-curricular policy and serves as the primary spokesperson for the undergraduate experience. Dr. Bennett also directs the Duke Global Digital Health Science Center and is the Immediate Past President of the Society of Behavioral Medicine. Gary G. Bennett's full profile »


Keisha Leanne Bentley-Edwards

Keisha Leanne Bentley-Edwards

Assistant Professor in Medicine

Email: keisha.bentley.edwards@duke.edu

As an Assistant Professor of General Internal Medicine and the Associate Director of Research/Director of the Health Equity Working Group at the Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity at Duke University, Dr. Keisha Bentley-Edwards researches how racism, gender, and culture influence health, social and educational outcomes. Beyond identifying disparities, she also investigates how systems can be improved and how cultural strengths can be used to promote resiliency and positive health outcomes in African Americans throughout their lives. Keisha Leanne Bentley-Edwards's full profile »


Sherilynn Black

Sherilynn Black

Assistant Professor of the Practice of Medical Education

External Address: Provost Office - 101 Allen Building, Durham, NC 27708
Internal Office Address: Box 90033, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: (919) 684-4997
Email: sherilynn.black@duke.edu

Sherilynn Black is the Associate Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement, providing leadership in many areas of faculty advancement including support for pre-tenure and mid-career faculty, professional development for non-tenure system faculty, and mentoring. She also leads initiatives to increase diversity among the faculty ranks. Dr. Black is an Assistant Professor of the Practice of Medical Education and engages in social neuroscience research on the effectiveness of interventions designed to promote diversity in academia. Dr. Black previously... Sherilynn Black's full profile »


Gerald Bloomfield

Gerald Bloomfield

Associate Professor of Medicine

External Address: 200 Morris Street, Durham, NC 27701
Internal Office Address: Department of Medicine, DUMC Box 3850, Durham, NC 27705
Phone: (919) 668-8702
Email: gerald.bloomfield@duke.edu

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Alicia Bolden

Alicia Bolden

Assistant Professor in Family Medicine and Community Health

External Address: 800 S Duke Street, Durham, NC 27701
Email: alicia.bolden@duke.edu

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Ernestine Cabady Briggs-King

Ernestine Cabady Briggs-King

Associate Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

External Address: 1121 W. Chapel Hill Street, Ste 201, Box 104426, Durham, NC 27710
Internal Office Address: 1121 W. Chapel Hill Street, Ste 100, Box 104426, Durham, NC 27710
Phone: (919) 613-9855
Email: brigg014@mc.duke.edu

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John V. Brown

John V. Brown

Professor of the Practice of Music

External Address: Biddle Music Building, Office 064, Durham, NC 27708
Internal Office Address: Box 90665, Durham, NC 27708-0665
Phone: (919) 660-3385
Email: jbrown@duke.edu

Bassist, composer, producer, actor and educator John Brown is a native of Fayetteville, NC. He is a graduate of the School of Music at UNC-Greensboro, and the School of Law at UNC-Chapel Hill. John has performed for President & Mrs. Barack Obama, and at major venues and festivals in the United States and abroad with artists like Wynton, Ellis and Delfeayo Marsalis, Elvin Jones, Diahann Carroll, Rosemary Clooney, Cedar Walton, and Nicholas Payton. He boasts a Grammy® Nomination for his performance and co-writing on Nnenna Freelon's 1995... John V. Brown's full profile »


Tyson Brown

Tyson Brown

Associate Professor of Sociology

External Address: 263 Social Psychology Building, Box 90088, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: (919) 660-5680
Email: tyson.brown@duke.edu

Tyson H. Brown is an associate professor of sociology. Dr. Brown’s research examines the who, when, and how questions regarding ethnoracial inequalities in health and wealth. He is currently working on several projects that investigate how ethnoracial inequality in later life is shaped by psychosocial mechanisms and “upstream” macro-level factors.  Tyson Brown's full profile »


Brigit Maria Carter

Brigit Maria Carter

Professor in the School of Nursing

External Address: 307 Trent Drive, DUMC Box 3322, Room 2116, Durham, NC 27710
Internal Office Address: 307 Trent Drive, DUMC Box 3322, Room 2116, Durham, NC 27710
Phone: (919) 668-5103
Email: brigit.carter@duke.edu

Dr. Brigit Carter, Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion, joined the Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) in 2010. From 2015-2018 she served as the Director of the DUSON Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) program. She teaches in both the DNP and Accelerated BSN program. Dr. Carter earned her BSN at North Carolina Central University (NCCU) in 1998, a Master’s of Science in Nursing Education from University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 2002 and PhD in Nursing from University of North... Brigit Maria Carter's full profile »


Keisha M Cutright

Keisha M Cutright

Associate Professor of Business Adminstration

External Address: 100 Fuqua Drive, Box 90120, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: (919) 660-7827
Email: keisha.cutright@duke.edu

Keisha Cutright is an associate professor of Marketing at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. Professor Cutright received her Ph.D. in Marketing from Fuqua in 2011, and was a faculty member at The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania before returning to Fuqua in 2016. Her research explores the psychological drivers of consumer behavior, often addressing issues related to religion, personal control, culture and emotion. Her work has been published in top-tier academic journals, including Journal of Consumer Research,... Keisha M Cutright's full profile »


Shaundra Daily

Shaundra Daily

Associate Professor of the Practice in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

External Address: 101 Science Dr, Fciemas 3577, Durham, NC 27705
Internal Office Address: 100 Science Drive, Hudson Hall 130, Durham, NC 27710
Email: shani.b@duke.edu

Shaundra B Daily ("Shani") is an associate professor of practice in Electrical and Computer Engineering & Computer Science at Duke University and Director of the Diversity in Tech (DiT) Lab.  Prior to joining Duke, she was an associate professor with tenure at the University of Florida in the Department of Computer & Information Science & Engineering. She also served as an associate professor and interim co-chair in the School of Computing at Clemson University. Her research focuses on the design, implementation, and evaluation of... Shaundra Daily's full profile »


Patrice D. Douglass

Patrice D. Douglass

Assistant Professor of Gender, Sexuality & Feminist Studies

Email: patrice.douglass@duke.edu

Patrice D. Douglass is an Assistant Professor of Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies. She holds a PhD and MA in Culture and Theory from the University of California, Irvine, a MA in Ethnic Studies from the University of California, Riverside, and a BA in Feminist Studies and Legal Studies from the University of California, Santa Cruz.  Her first book project, tentatively titled, Engendering Blackness: The Political Ontology of Sexual Violence, deconstructs antebellum case law to examine the history of sexual violence under slavery. This... Patrice D. Douglass's full profile »


Dennis Onyeka Frank-Ito

Dennis Onyeka Frank-Ito

Associate Professor in Head and Neck Surgery & Communication Sciences

External Address: 40 Duke Medicine Circle, DUMC 3805, 3576 White Zone, Durham, NC 27710
Phone: (919) 681-7247
Email: dennis.frank@duke.edu

My research interests include modeling the effects of human airway anatomy on respiratory airflow patterns, deposition of inhaled gases and particle transport using computational fluid dynamics. Dennis Onyeka Frank-Ito's full profile »


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Sarah Elizabeth Gaither

Assistant Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

External Address: 417 Chapel Drive, 324 Reuben-Cooke Building, Durham, NC 27708
Internal Office Address: 417 Chapel Hill Dr, Box 90086, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: (919) 660-5721
Email: sarah.gaither@duke.edu

Sarah E. Gaither is an assistant professor in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience. Her research focuses on how contact with diverse others shapes social interactions, how having multiple racial or multiple social identities affects different types of social behavior and categorizations of others, and what contexts shape the development various social biases from childhood through adulthood. Sarah Elizabeth Gaither's full profile »


Rasheed Adebayo Gbadegesin

Rasheed Adebayo Gbadegesin

Professor of Pediatrics

External Address: T0909-C Children's Hlth Ctr, Durham, NC 27710
Internal Office Address: Box 3959 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710
Phone: (919) 684-4246
Email: rasheed.gbadegesin@duke.edu

Molecular genetics of glomerular disease Genetic risk factors for childhood onset idiopathic nephrotic syndrome Rasheed Adebayo Gbadegesin's full profile »


Kerry L. Haynie

Kerry L. Haynie

Associate Professor of Political Science

External Address: 279 Gross Hall, Box 90204, Durham, NC 27708
Internal Office Address: Box 90204, Durham, NC 27708-0204
Phone: (919) 660-4366
Email: klhaynie@duke.edu

Kerry L. Haynie is an Associate Professor of Political Science and African & African American Studies. He directs Duke’s Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity, and Gender in the Social Sciences, and is one of the editors of the journal, Politics, Groups, and Identities. A native of Kannapolis, North Carolina, he received his B.A.(1985) and Ph.D. (1994) from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has a Masters of Public and International Affairs degree from the University of Pittsburgh (1988). Professor Haynie’s research and... Kerry L. Haynie's full profile »


Joseph Augustus Jackson

Joseph Augustus Jackson

Associate Professor of Pediatrics

External Address: 234 Crooked Creek Parkway, Suite 110, Durham, NC 27713
Internal Office Address: DUMC 3675, Durham, NC 27710
Phone: (919) 620-5374
Email: joseph.jackson@duke.edu

Professional Identity FormationLongitudinal Integrated Clerkship Curriculum Healthcare Wellness & Resilience  Communication Skills Training Theology and Medicine Joseph Augustus Jackson's full profile »


Tsitsi Ella Jaji

Tsitsi Ella Jaji

Associate Professor of English

External Address: 304D Allen Building, Durham, NC 27708
Internal Office Address: Box 90015, Durham, NC 27708
Email: tsitsi.jaji@duke.edu

Jaji is an associate professor of English at Duke University with expertise in African and African American literary and cultural studies, with special interests in music, poetry, and black feminisms. She previously taught at University of Pennsylvania and has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities/Schomburg Center, Mellon Foundation, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies, and National Humanities Center. Her book, Africa in Stereo: Music, Modernism and Pan-African Solidarity (Oxford), won the African Literature... Tsitsi Ella Jaji's full profile »


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