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Join Us for a Conversation on Building Interdisciplinary Social Sciences

Join Us for a Conversation on Building Interdisciplinary Social Sciences

Ed Balleisen in Conversation with Tom Nechyba All are welcome at the Forum for Scholars and Publics for a conversation with Thomas Nechyba, professor of Economics and Public Policy and director of the Duke Social Science Research Institute. Ed Balleisen, historian and Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies, will interview Dr. Nechyba. The conversation will focus […]

What Does It Take for an Interdisciplinary Institute to Thrive at Duke?

What Does It Take for an Interdisciplinary Institute to Thrive at Duke?

Join us at the Forum for Scholars and Publics for a conversation with Mike Merson, founding director of the Duke Global Health Institute. Ed Balleisen, historian and Duke’s third Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies, will interview Dr. Merson about his experiences guiding a vibrant Duke institute from its launch through its first ten years. Their discussion […]

Join Us on October 11 for a Special Event on “The New Education”

Join Us on October 11 for a Special Event on “The New Education”

The Office of the Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies is hosting a discussion, reception, and book signing with educational innovator Cathy N. Davidson, author of The New Education: How to Revolutionize the University to Prepare Students for a World in Flux. The event will take place on Wednesday, October 11, at Duke University’s Penn Pavilion […]