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DukeEngage is fortunate to benefit from counsel, advice and feedback offered by its various advisory boards. As an ever-evolving educational enterprise, we work closely with our national advisors, our Duke faculty advisors and a group of active DukeEngage alumni to continue to enrich the DukeEngage experience.

Learn about Our Advisors

  • Robert Korstad, Professor of Public Policy and History
  • Gary Bennett, Professor of Psychology, Global Health Medicine
  • Nimmi Ramanujam, Professor of Biomedical Engineering
  • David Rabiner, Professor of Research
  • Kenneth Rogerson, Professor
  • David Boyd, Professor of Global Health
  • Linda Franzoni, Professor of Mechanical Engineering
  • Robert Malkin, Professor of Biomedical Engineering
  • Rebecca Bach, Professor of the Practice of Sociology
  • Steve Nowicki, Dean of Undergraduate Education, Professor
  • Elaine Madison, Associate Director, DukeEngage

Our National Advisory Board is comprised of prominent Duke alumni and friends from around the country who have demonstrated the values of leadership and service that DukeEngage embodies. The role of this Board is one of advice and advocacy.

Upcoming Meetings

  • April 11-12, 2018
  • November 7-8, 2018

The Board assists the executive director of DukeEngage and his staff by alerting them to civic engagement opportunities for our students, suggesting how we might best structure these opportunities and advising how we can involve Duke alumni. The Board also offers advice on goal-setting, strategy and plans for the raising of funds to benefit DukeEngage.

Current Members

  • Linda Sterling ’82, M.B.A. ’83, Montclair, NJ (chair)
  • Michael Barry ’92, Naples, FL
  • Karen Bond ’80, Baltimore, MD
  • Lawrence Clark ’81, M.B.A.’87, P’16, Rolling Hills, CA
  • Dennis Clements H.S. ’73-’74, H.S. ’86-’88, P’04, Chapel Hill, NC
  • Victoria Dauphinot P’15, Greenwich, CT
  • Michael Galgon ’90, Seattle, WA
  • Molly Eden Hendrick ’83, Bronxville, NY
  • Barbara Janulis ’83, New York, NY
  • Jillian Manus P’17, P’21, San Francisco, CA
  • Patricia Morton ’77, P’06, Charlotte, NC
  • Danielle Hickox Moore ’85, Palm Beach, FL
  • Caryn McTighe Musil ’66, P’96, Bethesda, MD
  • Andrew Nurkin ’03, Lambertville, NJ
  • Heather Smith ’98, Washington, DC
  • Alexandra Swain, ’13, New York, NY
  • Mark Todzo ’86, P’20, Hillsborough, CA
  • Benay Todzo P’20, Hillsborough, CA
  • Phail Wynn, Jr., ex officio, Hillsborough, NC

Honorary Members

Peter Lange P’07, P’14, Durham, NC

The guiDE program provides DukeEngage alumni a pathway to continue their commitment to service and civic engagement by providing leadership, mentorship and service opportunities that support wider DukeEngage efforts on-campus and beyond.

The DukeEngage Alumni Task Force provides information, advice, and feedback to DukeEngage leadership on matters relating to maintaining and strengthening relationships with program alumni after they complete a DukeEngage program and graduate from Duke University.

Current Members

  • Emily Lang ’11, New York, NY (chair) — DukeEngage-Kakamega, Kenya
  • Amber Black ’16, Durham, NC — DukeEngage-New York
  • Catalina Buitrago ’10, New York, NY — DukeEngage-Uganda
  • Anders Campbell ’09, Durham, NC — DukeEngage-Durham
  • Leah Catotti ’15, Raleigh, NC — DukeEngage-Kenya, WISER
  • Elad Gross ’10, St. Louis, MO — DukeEngage-St. Louis
  • Tyler Huffman ’09, Washington, DC — DukeEngage-Yemen
  • Maxwell Kligerman ’11, Stanford, CA — DukeEngage-Haiti
  • Courtney Liu ’13, New York, NY — DukeEngage-Zhuhai, China
  • Patrick Oathout ’14, Washington DC — DukeEngage-Jordan
  • Leighanne Oh ’15, New York, NY — DukeEngage-Beruit
  • Adam Petty ’14, Fargo, ND — DukeEngage-Uganda
  • Sarah Robinson ’12, Durham, NC — DukeEngage-Cape Town
  • Alexander Sonageri ’14, New York, NY — DukeEngage-Guatemala
  • Jay Sullivan ’16, Malaysia — DukeEngage-Uganda
  • Alexandra Swain ’13, Durham, NC — DukeEngage-Cape Town
  • Tong Xiang ’13, Boston, MA — DukeEngage-Kakamega, Kenya