Engagement at Duke

  • Former Charleston Mayor Speaks to Students

    Former Mayor of Charleston, Joe Riley, joined a group of students last Friday in a discussion of the challenges and successes he dealt with over an impressive 40-year term leading the South Carolina city. From describing the innovative affordable housing he helped push forward at a time when monolith housing projects were the norm, to more

  • Chief Diversity Officer Testifies before Congress

    Bridging the gap between academics and policymakers, Duke’s Vice President of Institutional Equity & Chief Diversity Officer, Dr. Benjamin Reese, testified before Congress in September to discuss an increasingly salient issue in the wake of the Charlottesville protests: the fine line between protecting free speech and protecting against hate speech. Joining other prominent diversity leaders, more

  • Global Value Chains Research Informs Policy

    The Global Value Chain (GVC) Initiative at Duke’s Center for Globalization, Governance and Competitiveness is at the forefront of researching areas of opportunity and risk in an ever-more interconnected global economy. Led by Professor of Sociology and Director of the Center, Gary Gerreffi, the GVC Initiative publishes original research analyzing sector-specific economies to understand how more

  • Stapleton Discusses Policy Engagement

    As part of Policy Bridge’s efforts to continuing  highlighting examples of engaged scholarship, we’ve been speaking with several professors around campus who have engaged with policy actors frequently in their work. One of these professors is  Dr. Heather Stapleton, the Dan and Bunny Gabel Associate Professor of Environmental Ethics and Sustainable Environmental Management at the more

  • Napoli Presents at Congressional Briefing

    Sanford Professor of Public Policy Phil Napoli will be presenting the findings of his latest paper in Washington, D.C. this September.  In addition to presenting at the Telecommunications Policy Research Conference on September 9th, Napoli will also present his paper on Capitol Hill earlier in the week. His paper was one of the four selected more

  • Children’s Law Clinic- School Voucher Policy Brief

    Last March, the Duke Children’s Law Clinic released their report on the North Carolina Opportunity Scholarship Program entitled ” School Vouchers in North Carolina: The First Three Years.” As part of Policy Bridge’s new policy brief template project, our team connected with Jane Wettach, Director of the Children’s Law Clinic, to collaborate on compiling key points from the report into a policy brief. 

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