Camille Warren serves as the Research Project Manager for the Duke Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative (Duke I&E). Ms. Warren leverages nearly 15 years of experience as a researcher and program evaluator to manage research studies and serve as a resource to faculty and staff at Duke I&E. Ms. Warren has particular expertise related to: program development and evaluation; natural and social science research designs; grant writing and administration; strategic planning and project management; technical assistance and client relationship management; and organizational learning.

Ms. Warren holds a bachelor’s degree in zoology from North Carolina State University and a master’s degree in public affairs, non-profit management from Indiana University. Prior to joining Duke I&E Ms. Warren served as the Assistant Director of Research and Evaluation for Great Lakes Equity Center at Indiana University for six years. This Center is one of four Equity Assistance Centers funded by the U.S. Department of Education to uphold students’ civil rights and promote social justice in public K-12 educational agencies. Ms. Warren has also held research positions at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, Horizon Research, Inc., and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. From Black Bears and horses, to molecular genetics, to science education and public education policy, Ms. Warren’s experience encompasses a broad array of basic and applied research topics.

As a Durham native, Ms. Warren has a deep, personal investment in the local community. Her personal research endeavors relate to the structural factors that sustain entrenched social inequities and the role that educational systems play in contributing to or dismantling those inequities. As Durham continues to experience economic growth, Ms. Warren is committed to ensuring the long-term residents of Durham, and particularly historically marginalized communities, benefit directly from that growth.