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Don’t hesitate to reach out if you have questions about DukeEngage. We’re eager to hear from you! You can reach us by phone at (919) 660-3033 or through email at

Phone: 660-3224

Inga Peterson is the Associate Director of DukeEngage. She has been developing and managing programs and cross-functional teams at Duke for the majority of the past eleven years, five of which she spent as an assistant director for programs with DukeEngage. Most recently, she served as the Assistant Vice President for Campus Engagement for the Duke Alumni Association, where she was the senior administrator responsible for the campus-facing programs and functions of the 175,000-member Association. Prior to coming to Duke, Inga worked in academic advising and student affairs at the University of Chicago, Harvard, and Boston University, and developed and managed international community development programs with the Academy for Educational Development, the Harvard Institute for International Development, and the United States Peace Corps. Inga lives in Durham with her son and Yorkie mix.


Charlie Piot is a professor in the departments of Cultural Anthropology and African and African American Studies and is the Peter Lange Faculty Director of DukeEngage.  His area of specialization is the political economy and cultural history of rural West Africa.  His recent book, Doing Development in West Africa: A Reader By and For Undergraduates (2016), describes small-scale development projects his DukeEngage students have carried out in villages in northern Togo, West Africa.


Kristin serves as the point person for faculty-led group programs, supporting faculty and staff in program development and implementation. She also manages student recruitment efforts and collaborates on both student and staff training.

Kristin has a background in education and worked in admissions and program evaluation at the University of British Columbia for several years before returning to NC to coordinate faculty support and student development efforts for Duke’s academic service-learning program. She lives in Durham with her husband and her daughter and devotes her spare time to PTA fundraising and voter registration.