3 Sanford Faculty Join American Academy of Arts & Sciences
Sanford’s Abdullah Antepli, Kenneth Dodge and Margaret Sullivan are among the Duke faculty members who have been elected as members of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences for 2023.
Abdullah T. Antepli, Associate Professor of the Practice of Public Policy, Sanford School of Public Policy, and Associate Professor of the Practice of Interfaith Relations, Divinity School
Antepli’s expertise is in religious peace-building, cross-religious interfaithwork and faith-based diplomacy. Antepli served as Duke University’s first Muslim chaplain and inaugural director of Muslim life at Duke from 2008-2014, and has been Duke’s chief representative of Muslim Affairs for the past decade.
Kenneth A. Dodge, PhD, William McDougal Professor of Public Policy, Sanford School of Public Policy, and Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences
Dodge studies the development and prevention of violence in children and families, as well as violence prevention policy. In 2008, Dodge and Professors Robert Murphy and Karen O’Donnell of the Center for Child and Family Health created Family Connects, a universal, short-term, postnatal home-visiting program to support families in providing optimal learning for their young child beginning from before birth through kindergarten matriculation.
Margaret Sullivan, Jack and Pamela Egan Visiting Professor in Journalism and Public Policy, Sanford School of Public Policy
She is a weekly columnist with the Guardian US. Sullivan previously served as the public editor of the New York Times and media critic for The Washington Post. She was the top editor of The Buffalo News for 12 years and a former member of the Pulitzer Prize Board. Her memoir, "Newsroom Confidential: Lessons (and Worries) from an Ink-Stained Life," was published in 2022.
Sanford now has five faculty who are members of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences.
Duke President Vincent E. Price, PhD, Walter Hines Page Distinguished Professor of Public Policy and Political Science, was inducted in 2020.
Founding Sanford Director Joel Fleishman, Professor of Law and Public Policy, was inducted in 2003.
Established in 1780, the American Academy of Arts & Sciences honors excellence in human endeavors. Members have included Benjamin Franklin, Charles Darwin, Albert Einstein, Nelson Mandela, and Margaret Mead. The Academy helps set the direction for science, the arts, and policy.