Edward Balleisen, Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies
Laura Howes, Director, Bass Connections
Sarah Dwyer, Director of Communications, Interdisciplinary Studies
Meghan O’Neil, Administrative Coordinator, Bass Connections

Faculty Advisory Council


Leigh Ann Simmons, Nursing

Elizabeth Albright, Environmental Sciences & Policy
Bill Boulding, Business Administration
Geoffrey Ginsburg, Medicine
Manoj Mohanan, Public Policy
Michelle Nowlin, Law
Charles Nunn, Evolutionary Anthropology
Sujin Pak, History of Christianity
Amanda Randles, Biomedical Engineering
Daniel Vermeer, Business Administration
Erik Wibbels, Political Science

Theme Leaders

Lori Bennear, Environmental Economics & Policy
David Boyd, Global Health
Robert Calderbank, Computer Science
Anna Gassman-Pines, Public Policy
Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, Practical Ethics and Philosophy
Mary Story, Community Health and Family Medicine
Victoria Szabo, Art, Art History & Visual Studies
Leonard White, Neurology

Student Representatives

TBD, Undergraduate Student Representative, Duke Student Government
TBD, Graduate and Professional Student Council Representative


Edward Balleisen, Vice Provost, Interdisciplinary Studies

Gary Bennett, Dean and Vice Provost, Undergraduate Education
John Klingensmith, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Graduate School
Arlie Petters, Dean, Academic Affairs, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences

Student Advisory Council

TBD for 2018-2019

2017-2018 Leadership
2016-2017 Leadership
2015-2016 Leadership