Chief of Staff to the Vice President for Research & Innovation

Alyssa Dack is the Chief of Staff to the Vice President for Research & Innovation. She joined the Office for Research & Innovation in January of 2020 as the Research Policy Manager, leading the office’s initiative to review and revise the University’s research policies.

Alyssa’s affiliation with Duke stretches back to 2006, when she enrolled as an undergraduate and has included serving with the Office of Government Relations in Duke in D.C., the University’s outpost in the nation’s capital and as the Research & Policy Coordinator for Research Costing & Compliance, focusing on managing policies relating to financial and administrative compliance for Duke University Research Administration.

Prior to joining Duke’s staff, Alyssa worked as a legislative aide in the Office of Congressman Mike McIntyre (NC-7). She holds a B.A. in Public Policy Studies.