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New Faculty 2019-2020

Innovative. Thoughtful.

Engaged in matters of consequence.

These characteristics are embedded in the DNA of Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy. For 47 years, this has been a gathering place for people with the vision and energy to work for a better world. The Duke Sanford School of Public Policy is pleased to announce faculty appointments for 2019-2020.

Fenaba smilingFenaba Rena Addo

Visiting Assistant Professor

Researches wealth and education inequality, and the intersections of economics, well-being and health.


Antepli smilingAbdullah T. Antepli

Associate Professor of the Practice of Public Policy

Works on faith-based peacemaking initiatives and was Duke’s first Muslim chaplain.


Boucher smilingNathan A. Boucher

Assistant Research Professor

Studies the experiences of patients and caregivers with health care delivery during advanced illness, especially care for veterans.


Gennetian smilingLisa Gennetian

Pritzker Professor of Early Learning Policy Studies 

Former research professor at New York University, studies child poverty and early childhood interventions.


Hoffman smilingDavid Hoffman

Steed Family Professor of the Practice of Cybersecurity Policy 

Is an expert in cybersecurity and privacy law and was associate general counsel and global privacy officer at Intel Corporation.


Matt Johnson smilingMatthew Johnson

Assistant Professor of Public Policy

Researches how regulations, policies and shifts in the labor market affect working conditions in the United States.  


Asher Hildebrand smilingAsher Hildebrand

Associate Professor of the Practice of Public Policy

Was previously the chief of staff to U.S. Representative David Price and has expertise in American politics, democracy reform and foreign policy.


Perrault looking into cameraMatthew Perault

Associate Professor of the Practice

Is the director of the new Center for Science, Technology & Policy. Previously, he was the head of global policy development for Facebook.


Wehner smilingPeter Wehner

Pamela and Jack Egan Visiting Professor

Writes on American politics and conservative thought for publications such as The New York Times and The Atlantic.

Look at the 2019-2020 postcard featuring new faculty members.