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Leadership & Board of Visitors

The Sanford School of Public Policy is administered by a Dean, who receives advice and support from senior faculty, staff and a Board of Visitors.

Faculty Leadership

Faculty Leadership

Judith Kelley
Dean, ITT/Terry Sanford Professor of Public Policy Studies, Professor in the Sanford School of Public Policy and Professor of Political Science
Billy Pizer
Senior Associate Dean for Faculty and Research; Susan B. King Professor of Public Policy; Professor of Economics, Environment and Environmental Science and Policy
Corinne M. Krupp
Associate Dean for Academic Programs; Associate Professor of the Practice of Public Policy

Academic Program Directors

Academic Program Directors

Christina Gibson-Davis
Director of Undergraduate Studies; Associate Professor of Public Policy and Sociology
Francis Lethem
Interim Director of Graduate Studies, Master of International Development Policy; Professor Emeritus of the Practice of Public Policy
Kenneth Rogerson
Director of Graduate Studies, Master of Public Policy; Associate Professor of the Practice of Public Policy
Seth G. Sanders
Director of Graduate Studies in the Sanford School of Public Policy PhD Program, Professor of Economics, Professor of Public Policy

Staff Leadership

Staff Leadership

David Arrington
Associate Dean for Finance and Administration
Joshua Bond
Associate Dean of Development and Alumni Relations
Donna Dyer
Assistant Dean for Career and Professional Development
Karen Kemp
Assistant Dean for Communications and Marketing
Linda Lytvinenko
Assistant Dean of Academic Programs and Student Affairs

Board of Visitors

Board of Visitors

The board provides advice and support regarding curriculum, programs, development, external relations and other matters. Board members also serve as mentors to students, sponsor interns, host events for students, assist in development and support programs to provide fellowships for graduate interns.

Matthew S. Cullinan, MA’90 (Chair)
Member Since 2005
J. Adam Abram P'07, P'13 (Chair Emeritus)
Chairman & CEO, James River Group, Inc., Raleigh, NC
Member Since 2000
William R. Araskog ’82, MBA’83, P'12
Founder, Managing Member & Investment Manager, WRA Investments LLC, New York, NY
Member Since 2005
John W. Baker PPS'85
President and COO, Freedom Financial Network, San Mateo, CA
Member Since 2016
Laura Bellows, Public Policy PhD Candidate
(Ex-Officio) Durham, NC
Member Since 2017
Alan Joel Bernstein PPS'86
President, Harper Management, West Hollywood, CA
Member Since 2016
Lori Wood Cashman PPS'94
Co-Founder, Victress Capital, Boston, MA
Member Since 2017
Kevin Corcoran MBA'10, P'16
Principal, Deloitte Consulting, Arlington, VA
Member Since 2017
Sarah J. Dahlgren MA’89
Entity Partner, McKinsey & Company, New York, NY
Member Since 2003
M.J. Elmore P'15
General Partner, Institutional Venture Partners, Palo Alto, CA
Member Since 2017
Drilona Emrullahu MIDP Candidate 2018
(Ex-Officio) Durham, NC
Member Since 2017
Justin Edward Fairfax PPS'00
Lieutenant Governor, Commonwealth of Virginia, Richmond, VA
Member Since 2008-2014; Returning member since 2015
Michele C. Farquhar '79, P'13, P'16 (Vice Chair for Nominations)
Partner, Hogan Lovells US LLP, Washington, DC
Member Since 2012
Marcelo Fava MPP'99
Partner, Ernst & Young, Charlotte, NC
Member Since 2017
John Ford ’74, P’13
Owner, J. Ford Media Consulting, Chevy Chase, MD
Member Since 2008-2014; Returning member since 2015
Jennifer Hillman ’79, M.Ed’79, P’18
Visiting Professor, Georgetown Law School, Washington, DC
Member Since 2015
Jill I. Homan MBA/MPP'06
Co-Founder & Principal, Javelin 19 Investments, Washington, DC
Member Since 2013
Kenneth M. Jarin '72, P'17
Partner, Ballard Spahr LLP, Philadelphia, PA
Member Since 2013
Anjali Rani Kataria PPS'93
Chief Executive Officer, Mytonomy, Inc., Bethesda, MD
Member Since 2016
Mark Kubaczyk MPP'18 Candidate
(Ex-Officio) Durham, NC
Member Since 2017
Christopher C. Lam PPS'98
Partner, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, Charlotte, NC
Member Since 2013
David Graham Leitch PPS'82
Global General Counsel, Bank of America, Charlotte, NC
Member Since 2016
Michelle Li PPS'19
(Ex-Officio) Durham, NC
Member Since 2017
Kathryn C. Lieb ’69 P'03
Valley Forge, PA
Member Since 2004
Robert M. McDowell '85
Partner, Cooley LLP, Washington, DC
Member Since 2015
Dolly Madison McKenna '71, P'06, P'09
Founder, Liberty Tree, Washington, DC
Member Since 2012
Bruce Hardy McLain '76, P'18
Retired Managing Partner, CVC Capital Partners, London, UK
Member Since 1987
Laurence F. Pulgram '80
Partner, Fenwick & West LLP, San Francisco, CA
Member Since 2013
Sean Reilly P'20
Chief Executive Officer, Lamar Advertising, Baton Rouge, LA
Member Since 2016
Andrew S. Rosen '82, P'15
Chairman & CEO, Kaplan Inc., Fort Lauderdale, FL
Member Since 2012
Dr. Marcelle Abell Rosen (BS'85, P'15)
Private practice, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Member Since 2012
Charles A. Sanders, MD (Chair Emeritus)
Chair & CEO (retired), Glaxo Inc., Durham, NC
Member Since 1997
Michael J. Schoenfeld '84
(Ex-Officio) Vice President for Public Affairs and Government Relations, Duke University, Durham, NC
Member Since 2008
Douglas G. Scrivner ’73
General Counsel & Secretary (Retired), Accenture, Los Altos, CA
Member Since 1991
Samuel K. Skinner P'16
Of Counsel & Chair, Greenberg Traurig LLP, Chicago, IL
Member Since 2013
Gordon Sondland P'20, P'21
Founder and Chairman, Provenance Hotels, Portland, OR
Member Since 2017
Michael J. Sorrell MPP'90, JD'94
President, Paul Quinn College, Dallas, TX
Member Since 2012
Michael R. Steed P'06, P'14
Founder & Managing Partner, Paladin Capital Group, Washington, DC
Member Since 2003
Rachel Kaganoff Stern MPP’90
President, Junior Statesmen Foundation, Los Angeles, CA
Member Since 2015
Hardy Vieux '93
Legal Director, Human Rights First, Washington, DC
Member Since 2013
John K. Villa '70, P'17
Senior Partner, Williams & Connolly LLP, Washington, DC
Member Since 2013
Samuel D. Walker PPS’80
Executive Director, Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, Denver, CO
Member Since 2015
James D. Wareham P'15, P'18
Partner & Chair of Litigation Department; Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP, Washington, DC
Member Since 2011
Robin Wiessmann P'17
Secretary of Banking and Securities, Pennsylvania Department of Banking and Securities, Newtown, PA
Member Since 2013