DBI People

Leadership

Paul Baker

Paul A. Baker, Ph.D.

Co-Director

Professor of Earth and Ocean Sciences in the Nicholas School of the Environment

email icon pbaker@duke.edu

John D. French, Ph.D.

Co-Director

Professor of History, African and African American Studies (AAAS), and International Comparative Studies (ICS)

email icon jdfrench@duke.edu

Esther L. Gabara, Ph.D.

Co-Director

Professor of Art, Art History, and Visual Studies (AAHVS), and Romance Studies

email icon egabara@duke.edu

Kenneth Maffitt, Ph.D.

Co-Director

Academic Program Coordinator at the Center for Latin American Studies (CLACS)

email icon kmaffitt@duke.edu

Gray F. Kidd

Graduate Student Coordinator

Ph.D. Candidate in History

email icon gray.kidd@duke.edu

 

Faculty Council

Ambassador Patrick Duddy, Visiting Professor of Global Strategy and Director of the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Dr. Alexander Pfaff, Professor of Economics and Public Policy

Dr. Catherine Staton, Assistant Professor of Surgery and Neurosurgery and Public Health 

Dr. Christine Folch, Assistant Professor of Cultural Anthropology

Dr. Dalia Patino-Echeverri, Gendell Associate Professor of Energy Systems and Public Policy

Dr. Daniel Vermeer, Associate Professor of the Practice of Energy & Environment Executive Director Center for Energy, Development, and the Global Environment (EDGE)

Dr. Gustavo M. Silva, Assistant Professor of Biology

Dr. Gustavo P. Furtado, Assistant Professor of Romance Studies

Dr. J. Lorand Matory, Lawrence Richardson Professor of Cultural Anthropology

Dr. João Ricardo Nickenig Vissoci, Assistant Professor of Surgery and Neurosurgery

Dr. Kate Scholberg, Professor of Physics

Dr. Katya Wesolowski, Lecturing Fellow of Cultural Anthropology 

Dr. Lamonte Aidoo, Assistant Professor of Romance Studies

Dr. Magda Silva, Senior Lecturer of Romance Languages

Dr. Marcia Rego, Associate Professor of the Practice in the Thompson Writing Program

Dr. Marcos Rangel, Assistant Professor of Public Policy

Dr. Miguel A. Nicolelis, Professor of Neuroscience

Dr. Renato Delascio Lopes, Professor of Medicine

Dr. Stuart L. Pimm, Doris Duke Professor of Conservation Ecology

Dr. Thomas DeFrantz, Professor of African and African American Studies

Dr. Wesley Hogan, Director of the Center for Documentary Studies

Dr. William Pan, Associate Professor of Global Environmental Health