Joel Luther is the Program Coordinator for POLIS: The Center for Political Leadership, Innovation, and Service. He joined the Sanford School's Communications office in August 2016, serving a fellowship for the 2016-2017 academic year. Joel graduated from Duke in 2015. During his time as an undergrad, he was a Resident Assistant and a writer for the Chronicle among other things. Joel majored in computer science and is passionate about public affairs and public policy. (He says he was hooked after taking classes with Professor of the Practice Bill Adair.) Joel is active on social media, particularly Twitter and Vine. He has taken courses in design and photography, and is comfortable editing video. Joel is a native North Carolinian (China Grove) who currently lives in Durham.