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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
Subhrendu Pattanayak
Director of Graduate Studies, PhD Program; Oak Foundation Environmental and Energy Policy Professor; Professor of Public Policy, Economics, Environment and Global Health
Phyllis Pomerantz
Director of Graduate Studies, Master of International Development Policy (MIDP); Professor of the Practice of Public Policy, Duke Center for International Development
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 '82, P'15 (Chair)
Chairman & CEO, Kaplan Inc., Fort Lauderdale, FL
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 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
Ajenai Clemmons (Ex-Officio)
Ph.D. Candidate
Member Since 2019
Kevin Corcoran MBA'10, P'16
Principal, Deloitte Consulting, Arlington, VA
Member Since 2017
Allyson Tucker Cowin PPS'84
Greenwich, CT
Member Since 2018
Madison Cullinan (Ex-Officio)
PPS '20
Member Since 2019
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
Hanna Heycke (Ex-Officio)
M.P.P. Candidate
Member Since 2019
Jennifer Hillman ’79, M.Ed’79, P’18
Visiting Professor, Georgetown Law School, Washington, DC
Member Since 2015
Francisco Jeria (Ex-Officio)
M.I.D.P. Candidate
Member Since 2019
Melissa Marie Johns PPS'95
Adviser, World Bank, Washington, DC
Member Since 2018
Anjali Rani Kataria PPS'93
Chief Executive Officer, Mytonomy, Inc., Bethesda, MD
Member Since 2016
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
Kathryn C. Lieb ’69 P'03
Valley Forge, PA
Member Since 2004
Robert M. McDowell '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
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
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
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
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
Ira L. Wolfson '94
Senior Managing Director, Evercore, New York, NY
Member Since 2018