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While our faculty and staff members represent a wide range of backgrounds, experiences, and areas of interest, they’re all dedicated to a common goal—supporting the Duke community in changing the world through entrepreneurial action.

Core Faculty

The core faculty of Duke I&E come from all over Duke—from The Fuqua School of Business, the Pratt School of Engineering, and the School of Medicine to Duke Law, the Sanford School of Public Policy, and even the Department of Music. All of these educators are committed to the promotion of innovation and entrepreneurship at Duke and beyond.


Professor Joseph Izatt

Michael J. Fitzpatrick Distinguished Professor of Engineering in the Edmund T. Pratt, Jr. School of Engineering

Biomedical Engineering


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Jamie Jones

Associate Professor of the Practice and Executive Director of Fuqua’s Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation (CEI)

Fuqua School of Business

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Dr. Jungsang Kim

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Physics and Computer Science

Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Dr. Priya Kishnani

Chen Family Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics

Pediatrics, Medical Genetics


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Dr. Bruce Klitzman

Associate Professor of Surgery

Surgery, Plastic, Maxillofacial, and Oral Surgery


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Professor Joseph Knight

Adjunct Professor in the Pratt School of Engineering

Pratt School of Engineering

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Dr. Joanne Kurtzberg

Jerome S. Harris Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics

Pediatrics, Blood and Marrow Transplantation


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Dr. Shivanand Lad

Associate Professor of Neurosurgery



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Dr. Daniel Laskowitz

Professor of Neurology

Neurology, Neurocritical Care


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Dr. Jeffrey Lawson

Adjunct Professor in the Department of Surgery

Surgery, Vascular Surgery


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Professor Alvin R. Lebeck

Professor of Computer Science

Computer Science

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Dr. Howard Levinson

Associate Professor of Surgery

Surgery, Plastic, Maxillofacial, and Oral Surgery


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