Meet Duke’s New Faculty

September 8, 2021


Provost Kornbluth joins some new faculty in a group photo for New Faculty Orientation 2021 (see videos).

New faculty members contribute to the depth and dynamism of our academic community. Please join us in welcoming these new faculty who have chosen to make Duke their academic home. Browse the list of new faculty below and learn more about their backgrounds and areas of expertise.

The Office for Faculty Advancement is committed to serving all Duke faculty and providing them with the resources and support needed to succeed and thrive, and we invite you to take advantage of the resources and programs our office provides. These include our Faculty Advancement and Success (FAS) workshop series, our anti-racism programs and initiatives, and our best practices on inclusive teaching, mentoring, promotion and tenure, and wellness.

Divinity School

Fuqua School of Business

  • Nuno Clara, Assistant Professor, 7/1/21 start date
  • Kevin White, Professor of the Practice, 9/1/21 start date

Law School

Nicholas School of the Environment

Pratt School of Engineering

Biomedical Engineering

  • Timothy Dunn, Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, 7/1/21 start date
  • Paul Fearis, Associate Professor of the Practice, Biomedical Engineering, 7/1/21 start date
  • Bryan Howell, Assistant Research Professor, Biomedical Engineering, 7/1/21 start date
  • Cameron McIntyre, Professor, Biomedical Engineering, 7/1/21 start date (see related article)

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Electrical & Computer Engineering

  • Tingjun Chen, Assistant Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering, 8/1/21 start date
  • Brian Hawkins, Associate Research Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering, 7/1/21 start date
  • Alexander Kozhanov, Associate Research Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering, 9/1/20 start date
  • Christopher Monroe, Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering, 1/1/21 start date (see related article)

Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science

Sanford School of Public Policy

School of Medicine

Biostatistics & Bioinformatics

  • Hrishikesh Chakraborty, Associate Professor, Biostatistics & Bioinformatics, 10/1/20 start date (see related article)
  • Matthew Engelhard, Assistant Professor, Biostatistics & Bioinformatics, 1/1/21 start date
  • Chuan Hong, Assistant Professor, Biostatistics & Bioinformatics, 8/1/21 start date
  • Gina-Maria Pomann, Assistant Professor, Biostatistics & Bioinformatics, 8/1/21 start date
  • Lisa Wruck, Associate Professor, Biostatistics & Bioinformatics, 8/1/21 start date
  • Anru Zhang, Instructor, Biostatistics & Bioinformatics, 9/1/20 start date

Cell Biology

  • Chantell Evans, Assistant Professor, Cell Biology, 9/1/21 start date
  • Aleksandra Tata, Assistant Research Professor, Cell Biology, 11/1/20 start date

Immunology

Molecular Genetics & Microbiology

  • Carolyn Coyne, Instructor, Molecular Genetics & Microbiology, 4/1/21 start date (see related article)
  • Han Kyu Lee, Assistant Research Professor, Molecular Genetics & Microbiology, 1/1/21 start date
  • Lihua Ye, Assistant Research Professor, Molecular Genetics & Microbiology, 5/1/21 start date

Neurobiology

Population Health Sciences

  • Eric Perakslis, Professor, Population Health Sciences, 7/1/21 start date

School of Nursing

Trinity College of Arts & Sciences

Art, Art History & Visual Studies

  • Franklin Cason, Assistant Professor of the Practice, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, 1/1/21 start date
  • Stephen Hayes, Assistant Professor of the Practice, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, 7/1/21 start date

Chemistry

  • Kathryn Haas, Associate Professor of the Practice, Chemistry, 8/1/21 start date
  • James Parise, Associate Professor of the Practice, Chemistry, 1/1/22 start date

Computer Science

  • Bhuwan Dhingra, Assistant Professor, Computer Science, 9/1/21 start date
  • Matthew Lentz, Assistant Professor, Computer Science, 1/1/21 start date
  • Michael Reiter, Professor, Computer Science, 1/1/21 start date
  • Samuel Wiseman, Assistant Professor, Computer Science, 7/1/21 start date
  • Fan Zhang, Assistant Professor, Computer Science, 7/1/21 start date

Dance

Economics

Education

  • Kisha Daniels, Assistant Professor of the Practice, Education, 7/1/21 start date

Evolutionary Anthropology

  • Angel Zeininger, Assistant Research Professor, Evolutionary Anthropology, 7/1/21 start date

Gender, Sexuality & Feminist Studies

German Studies

  • April Henry, Lecturer, German Studies, 7/1/21 start date

History

Music

Philosophy

Physics

Political Science

Psychology & Neuroscience

Romance Studies

Statistical Science

Theater Studies

  • Douglas Jones, Associate Professor, Theater Studies, 1/1/22 start date

University Institutes & Centers


By Maggie Elliott