Get to Know your Professors

Dan Ariely - James B. Duke Professor at the Fuqua School of Business

Ariely is known for great speeches that every undergraduate should attend at least once; he's an internationally recognized expert on Behavioral Economics.


Bill Adair - Professor of the Practice of Journalism and Public Policy

Adair is known for creating the Pulitzer Prize-winning website PolitiFact and being a great resource for any Dukie thinking about entering the media world.


Mohamed Noor - Earl D. McLean Professor of Biology

Noor is known for being the former president of the American Genetic Association, an expert in evolution, genetics and genomics and a crusader for bringing better science education to everyone.


Geraldine Dawson - Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Dawson is known for receiving a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association for Psychological Science for outstanding contributions to the area of applied psychological research that addresses a critical problem in society at large.


Mark Anthony Neal - Professor of African & African American Studies

Neal is known for his signature courses on Michael Jackson & the Black Performance Tradition and The History of Hip-Hop, providing guidance to student activists and his fantastic speeches on the intersections of race in society.


Peter Feaver - Professor of Political Science

Feaver is known for being a particularly engaging and welcoming undergraduate professor in addition to being an expert on American foreign policy and U.S. national security.


Sherryl Broverman - Associate Professor Of The Practice, Biology And Global Health

Broverman Known for creating linked curricula on HIV/AIDS with Egerton University in Kenya, developing international research service learning in the sciences and studying the factors that impact educational outcomes for girls in rural Kenya.


Michael Richard Gustafson - Associate Professor of the Practice of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Gustafson is known for being a mentor to freshmen engineers and ROTC members, maintaining a flawless Facebook presence and receiving the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal.


Sarah Schott - Assistant Professor Of The Practice in the Department of Mathematics and Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies

Schott is known for working to increase the presence of women in the field of mathematics, making introductory calculus classes actually doable and being a great mentor for undergraduates.


Orin Starn - Professor of Cultural Anthropology and History

Starn is known for writing a book about Tiger Woods, speaking out against issues on Duke’s campus and working as the previous faculty director of the Duke Human Rights Center.


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