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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.

Andrew S. Rosen PPS '82, P '15, P '24 (Chair)
Chairman & CEO, Kaplan Inc., Fort Lauderdale, FL
Member Since 2012
Sean Reilly P '20, P '22 (Vice Chair)
Chief Executive Officer, Lamar Advertising, Baton Rouge, LA
Member Since 2016
Michele C. Farquhar PPS '79, P '13, P '16 (Vice Chair for Nominations)
Office Managing Partner, Hogan Lovells US LLP, Washington, DC
Member Since 2012
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
Lori Wood Cashman PPS '94
Co-Founder, Victress Capital, Boston, MA
Member Since 2017
Ajenai Clemmons (Ex-Officio)
Ph.D. Candidate
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
Marcelo N. Fava MPP '99
Partner, Ernst & Young, Charlotte, NC
Member Since 2017
Hanna Heycke MPP '20 (Ex-Officio)
Member Since 2019
Jennifer Hillman AB ’79, M.Ed ’79, P ’18
Senior Fellow for Trade and International Political Economy, Council on Foreign Relations, Washington, DC
Member Since 2015
Francisco Jeria MIDP '20 (Ex-Officio)
Member Since 2019
Melissa M. Johns PPS '95
Adviser, World Bank, Washington, DC
Member Since 2018
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
Robert M. McDowell AB '85
Partner, Cooley LLP, Washington, DC
Member Since 2015
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
Geralyn Smitherman Ritter AB '90, P '22
Senior Vice President, Corporate Secretary & Assistant General Counsel, Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, NJ
Member Since 2020
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
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
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
Rachel Kaganoff Stern MPP ’90
President, Junior Statesmen Foundation, Los Angeles, CA
Member Since 2015
Brian C.Thompson PPS '96
CEO and Co-Founder, CRE Simple, Oakland, CA
Member Since 2020
Samuel D. Walker PPS ’80
Executive in Residence, Colorado Attorney General's Office, Denver, CO
Member Since 2015
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