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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 over a decade, including as the original assistant director for programs with DukeEngage from 2007-2012. 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 two four-legged friends.


Kristin serves as the point person for faculty-led group programs, supporting faculty and staff in program development and implementation. She also manages student training and development, including the Spring Convocation, DukeEngage Academy, and Fall Reunion.

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 quirky teenager and three felines.


Aaron manages the DukeEngage Gateway and Brodhead Fellowship programs, creating inspirational student development content. He also oversees recruitment  for DukeEngage’s summer programs.

Aaron holds a Master of Divinity from Duke, with interests in theology and ethics, political theology, and theories of justice. He has worked in various capacities at Duke, including Residential Life and Bass Connections. Prior to re-joining the Kenan Institute/DukeEngage, he worked across town as a student services specialist at NC Central University. He lives in Durham—but is a proud native of Chicago’s South Side.

Christine manages the application and registration processes, including travel and visas, as well as supporting our events and programming.

Christine has a Master’s in Nonprofit Administration and a Bachelor’s in Political Economy of Industrial Societies. She has 17 years of experience at Duke, during which time her work has focused on stewardship/donor relations and financial management. Prior to coming to Duke, Christine worked at the Volunteer Center of Durham and other nonprofits in North Carolina and California. She lives in Durham with her family and a grumpy but charming dog.