Core Faculty and Staff
Chair, Department of African & African American Studies
Betsy worked for CARE, UN University and the Benton Foundation doing research, writing, communications, and development. Most recently she worked as the Assistant Director for Corporate and Foundation Relations at Duke’s Pratt School of Engineering. Betsy holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Georgia, a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Virginia Commonwealth University, and completed a United Nations Association Graduate Fellowship at George Washington University. In addition to her work in research, writing and the arts, she is a painter, art teacher, and certified yoga and mindfulness instructor.
DCORE/Department of African & African American Studies
Camille joins DCORE after 8 years in Duke’s Office of News and Communications. A former journalist, Camille spent several years investigating and writing about hate groups, and diversity in the classroom at the Southern Poverty Law Center in Montgomery, Ala. She led communications for the university’s 50th anniversary of integration
in 2013 and the John Hope Franklin Centenary
in 2015 and the upcoming 50th anniversary of the Allen Building Takeover. Her award-winning work has been recognized nationally and she has served as a regional officer for the National Association of Black Journalists. She earned a masters of science in journalism from Quinnipiac University and attended both Yale University and Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven, Conn.
StacyNicole earned a Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy from Touro University and a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She previously served as the Department Administrator for the Department of African and African American Studies at Duke.