Kelly Brownell, professor of psychology at Yale University and a leading authority on nutrition and obesity, will become the next dean of the Sanford School of Public Policy, starting on July 1. He succeeds Bruce Kuniholm, the school’s founding dean, who will take a year-long sabbatical before returning to the faculty.
Reunion Weekend, April 12-14: Sanford Professor Tony Brown will lead a discussion on Ethical Leadership in the Workplace in the Rhodes Conference Room at 3:00, just before the PPS reception in the Fleishman Commons, hosted by Dean Bruce Kuniholm.
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After working on the Hill and in the governor’s office, Brian Daniels PPS’97, is
a believer in the data-driven approach to policy. He uses it every day
as director of performance management at Rhode Island’s Office of
Management and Budget. Daniels, left, talks with Gov. Lincoln Chafee and communications director
MIDP ’06 is this year’s alumnae speaker for the MPP, MIDP and PhD
graduation ceremony. She is senior gender specialist in the
International Labor Organization’s regional office for Africa in Addis
Ababa, Ethiopia. Chigaga is also a graduate of the Duke-UNC Rotary Peace
Katie Tedrow Astrich MPP’03 is now Senior Vice President for Public Policy and Mobilization at Alliance for Children and Families. She also recently hired Sanford alumna, Maureen Richey MPP’12 for her team.
Kurt Dunkle PPS ’83 has been nominated to be the next dean and president of the General Theological Seminary. Located in New York City, it is the oldest seminary of the Episcopal Church.
Yeon-Ji Kim MPP'12 is now working as a National Assembly correspondent for Arirang TV, Korea's only global TV network. She covers Korean domestic politics, including the upcoming general election.
The April issue of Towerview magazine has an article on the history of WXDU, Duke’s student radio station, featuring Michael Schoenfeld PPS ’84, one of the station’s founders. Schoenfeld is now Duke’s VP for public affairs and government relations and sits on the Sanford Board of Visitors.
Read about the key findings in Associate Professor Kristin Goss’s new book, The Paradox of Gender Equality: How American Women’s Groups Gained and Lost Their Public Voice, published by University of Michigan Press.
Professor Kate Whetten has published an updated edition of her book, "You’re the First One I’ve Told:” The Faces of HIV in the Deep South with material from new research.