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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
Corinne M. Krupp
Associate Dean for Academic Programs; Associate Professor of the Practice of Public Policy
Phil Napoli
Senior Associate Dean for Faculty and Research in the Sanford School of Public Policy

Academic Program Directors

Academic Program Directors

Sarah Bermeo
Director of Graduate Studies in the Master of International Development Policy (MIDP); Associate Professor of Public Policy and Political Science
Christina Gibson-Davis
Director of Undergraduate Studies; Associate Professor of Public Policy and Sociology
Subhrendu Pattanayak
Director of Graduate Studies, PhD Program; Oak Foundation Environmental and Energy Policy Professor; Professor of Public Policy, Economics, Environment and Global Health
Kenneth Rogerson
Director of Graduate Studies, Master of Public Policy; Associate Professor of the Practice 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
Kirsten Khire
Associate Dean of 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.

Sean Reilly P '20, P '22 (Chair)
Chief Executive Officer, Lamar Advertising, Baton Rouge, LA
Member Since 2016
Lori Wood Cashman PPS '94 (Vice Chair)
Co-Founder, Victress Capital, Boston, MA
Member Since 2017
Geralyn Smitherman Ritter AB '90, P '22 (Chair, Nominations & Membership Committee)
Senior Vice President, Corporate Secretary & Assistant General Counsel, Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, NJ
Member Since 2020
J. Adam Abram P '07, P '13 (Chair Emeritus)
Chairman & CEO, James River Group, Inc., Raleigh, NC
Member Since 2000
John W. Baker PPS '85
President and COO, Freedom Financial Network, San Mateo, CA
Member Since 2016
Alan J. Bernstein PPS '86
President, Harper Management, West Hollywood, CA
Member Since 2016
George C. Biddle P '24
Chairman, World Connect, New York, NY
Member Since 2020
Catherine Crutcher Bohigian PPS '94
Executive Vice President, Government Affairs, Charter Communications, Washington, DC
Member Since 2021
Mara Burros-Sandler P '21, P '23, P '25
Founder, Be Forward Productions, New York, NY
Member Since 2021
Ajenai Clemmons PhD '21 (Ex-Officio)
Assistant Professor of Public Policy, The Scrivner Institute of Public Policy at the Joseph Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver, Denver, CO
Member Since 2019
Kevin M. Corcoran MBA '10, P '16
Principal, Deloitte Consulting, Arlington, VA
Member Since 2017
Allyson Tucker Cowin PPS '84
Greenwich, CT
Member Since 2018
Eric R. Dinallo MPP '87, P '24
Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, New York, NY
Member Since 2021
Michele C. Farquhar PPS '79, P '13, P '16
Office Managing Partner, Hogan Lovells US LLP, Washington, DC
Member Since 2012
Marcelo N. Fava MPP '99
Partner, Ernst & Young, Charlotte, NC
Member Since 2017
Tami Goven PPS '97
London, UK
Member Since 2021
Hanna Heycke MPP '20 (Ex-Officio)
Member Since 2019
Francisco Jeria MIDP '20 (Ex-Officio)
Member Since 2019
Melissa M. Johns PPS '95
Adviser, World Bank, Washington, DC
Member Since 2018
James L. Johnson, Jr. (J.J.) PPS '88
Chief Communications Officer/EVP, Public Affairs & Policy, Fidelity Investments, Washington, DC
Member Since 2021
Sekou H. Kaalund MPP '99
Managing Director, JP Morgan Chase & Co., New York, NY
Member Since 2021
Anjali R. Kataria PPS '93
Chief Executive Officer, Mytonomy, Inc., Bethesda, MD
Member Since 2016
David G. Leitch PPS '82
Global General Counsel, Bank of America, Charlotte, NC
Member Since 2016
Kathryn C. Lieb AB ’69 P '03
Valley Forge, PA
Member Since 2004
Alec X. Lintz, PPS '19 (Ex-Officio)
Enterprise Payments Analyst, KeyBank, Cleveland, OH
Member Since 2020
Terri Mascherin PPS '81, P '16
Partner, Jenner & Block LLP, Chicago, IL
Member Since 2021
David Randolph Peeler PPS'87, P'21
Managing Director, Berkshire Partners, Boston, MA
Member Since 2018
Robert J. Pelosky Jr. AB '81
Co-Founder and CIO, TPW Investment Management, New York, NY
Member Since 2020
Derek Rhodes PPS '15
Founder and Executive Director, Durham Success Summit, Durham, NC
Member Since 2021
Andrew S. Rosen PPS '82, P '15, P '24
Chairman & CEO, Kaplan Inc., Fort Lauderdale, FL
Member Since 2012
Dr. Marcelle Abell Rosen BS '85, P '15, P '24
Private practice, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Member Since 2012
Charles A. Sanders, MD (Chair Emeritus)
Chair & CEO (retired), Glaxo Inc., Durham, NC
Member Since 1997
Chad T. Sarchio PPS '92, P '25
Counsellor to the Administrator, Drug Enforcement Administration, Washington, DC
Member Since 2021
Michael J. Schoenfeld PPS '84
(Ex-Officio) Vice President for Public Affairs and Government Relations, Duke University, Durham, NC
Member Since 2008
Douglas G. Scrivner AB ’73 (Emeritus)
General Counsel & Secretary (Retired), Accenture, Los Altos, CA
Member Since 1991
Michael R. Steed P '06, P '14
Founder & Managing Partner, Paladin Capital Group, Washington, DC
Member Since 2003
Brian C.Thompson PPS '96
CEO and Co-Founder, CRE Simple, Oakland, CA
Member Since 2020
Elizabeth Star Winer
Trustee, Winer Family Foundation, Charlotte, NC
Member Since 2018
James R. Woldenberg PPS '86
President, Heathrow Scientific, Vernon Hills, IL
Member Since 2020
Ira L. Wolfson AB '94
Senior Managing Director, Evercore, New York, NY
Member Since 2018
David J. Zezza PPS '83
Managing Partner, Pacific Advantage Capital, London, UK
Member Since 2021