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Meet Duke's Newest Faculty!

New faculty members contribute to the depth and dynamism of our academic community. Browse the list of new faculty below and learn more about them and their areas of expertise. Please take the time to reach out and welcome them to Duke and to the community.

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 programs and initiatives, and our best practices on inclusive teaching, mentoring, promotion and tenure.

Information provided by the Office of Institutional Research includes regular rank faculty with start dates of July 2023 or later, plus off-cycle hires since last year’s list. Some are not new to Duke; their inclusion reflects recent appointment as regular rank faculty, or a return to Duke. Start dates are July 1, 2023 unless otherwise noted.

Divinity School

Fuqua School of Business

The Graduate School

Law School

Nicholas School of the Environment

  • Meagan Dunphy-Daly, Assistant Professor of the Practice in Experiential Education
  • Michael Kipp, Assistant Professor of Geochemistry of Earth, Water and Air Systems, 1/1/24 start date (see related article)
  • Luana Lima, Assistant Professor of the Practice in Energy and Data Analytics
  • Richard Mei, Professor of the Practice of Natural Resource Finance, 5/5/23 start date (see related article)
  • Juliet Wong, Assistant Professor of Marine Science & Conservation, 8/1/23 start date (see related article)

Pratt School of Engineering

Biomedical Engineering

  • Sonia Bansal, Assistant Professor of the Practice (see related article)
  • Emma Chory, Assistant Professor, 8/1/23 start date (see related article)
  • Jason Luck, Assistant Research Professor, 8/1/23 start date
  • Megan Madonna, Assistant Research Professor, 8/1/23 start date
  • Cassio Mendes Fontes, Assistant Research Professor

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science

Sanford School of Public Policy

School of Medicine

Biostatistics & Bioinformatics

Cell Biology

Integrative Immunobiology

Molecular Genetics & Microbiology

Pharmacology & Cancer Biology

Population Health Sciences

School of Nursing

Trinity College of Arts & Sciences

African & African American Studies

Art, Art History & Visual Studies


Computer Science

Cultural Anthropology




German Studies





Political Science

Psychology & Neuroscience


Thompson Writing Program

University Institutes

  • Andrea Lane, Assistant Professor of the Practice in the Social Science Research Institute, 8/5/22 start date (see related article)