Research Leadership

Office of the Vice Provost for Research

Duke University is recognized as one of the premier research institutions and routinely ranks in the top of all U.S universities in research expenditures. The Office of the Vice Provost for Research has overall responsibility for facilitating the research enterprise at Duke, and works to encourage and support the development, marketing and application of Duke's intellectual property and our world-renowned researchers, students and facilities.

     Lawrence Carin, Ph.D., Vice Provost for Research
     Christopher Freel, Ph.D., Associate Vice Provost for Research

 

Research leaders in the Schools, Centers, Institutes, and Initiatives

FUQUA SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

     William Boulding, Ph.D., Dean
     Mary Frances Luce, Ph.D., Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs

THE GRADUATE SCHOOL

     Paula McClain, Ph.D., Dean

NICHOLAS SCHOOL OF THE ENVIRONMENT

    Toddi Steelman, Ph.D., Dean
    Dean Urban, Ph.D., Senior Associate Dean for Academic Initiatives

PRATT SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING

     Ravi Bellamkonda, Ph.D., Dean

SANFORD SCHOOL OF PUBLIC POLICY

     Judith Kelly, Ph.D., Dean
     Billy Pizer, Ph.D., Senior Associate Dean for Faculty and Research

SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

     Mary Klotman, M.D., Dean and Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs
     Colin Duckett, Ph.D., Vice Dean for Basic Research
     Adrian Hernandez, M.D., Vice Dean for Clinical Research

SCHOOL OF NURSING

     Marion Broome, Ph.D., R.N., Dean
     Marilyn Hockenberry, PhD, Rn, PNP-BC, FAAN, Associate Dean for Research Affairs

TRINITY COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

     Valerie Sheares Ashby, Ph.D., Dean
     Rachel Kranton, Ph.D., Dean of the Social Sciences
     Dan Kiehart, Ph.D., Dean of the Natural Sciences
     Gennifer Weisenfeld, Ph.D., Dean of the Humanities

DUKE GLOBAL HEALTH INSTITUTE (DGHI)

     Christopher Plowe, M.D., MPH, Director           
     John Bartlett, M.D., Associate Director for Research

DUKE INSTITUTE FOR BRAIN SCIENCES (DIBS)

     Geraldine Dawson, Ph.D., Chair, DIBS Faculty Governance Committee

JOHN HOPE FRANKLIN HUMANITIES INSTITUTE

     Ranjana Khanna, Ph.D., Director
     Christina Chia, Ph.D., Associate Director

SOCIAL SCIENCES RESEARCH INSTITUTE (SSRI)

     Tom Nechyba, Ph.D., Director           

NICHOLAS INSTITUTE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY SOLUTIONS

     Tim Profeta, J.D., Director

KENAN INSTITUTE FOR ETHICS

     Suzzane Shanahan, Ph.D., Director

ENERGY INITIATIVE (IE)

     Brian Murray, Ph.D., Director 

INFORMATION INITIATIVE AT DUKE (iiD)

     Robert Calderbank, Ph.D., Director           

INNOVATION & ENTREPRENEURSHIP INITIATIVE

     John Fjeld, Ph.D., MBA, Interim Director