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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 Bruce Maggs

Pelham Wilder Distinguished Professor of Computer Science

Computer Science


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Professor Anne-Maria Makhulu

Associate Professor in the Department of Cultural Anthropology

Cultural Anthropology


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Dr. Jeffrey Marcus

Professor of Surgery

Surgery, Plastic, Maxillofacial, and Oral Surgery


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Dr. Joseph Mathew

Jerry Reves, M.D. Distinguished Professor of Cardiac Anesthesiology

Anesthesiology, Cardiothoracic


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Professor William Mayew

Professor of Business Administration

Fuqua School of Business


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Professor Jody McAuliffe

Professor of the Practice of Theater Studies

Theater Studies


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Steven McClelland

Executive In Residence in the Pratt School of Engineering

Pratt School of Engineering


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Dr. Donald McDonnell

Chair, Department of Pharmacology & Cancer Biology

Pharmacology & Cancer Biology


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Dr. Barry Myers

Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering


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David Neal

Entrepreneur in Residence in Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Duke Innovation & Entrepreneurship

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Professor Mark Olson

Assistant Professor of the Practice of Art, Art History & Visual Studies

Art, Art History & Visual Studies


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Dr. Scott Palmer

Professor of Medicine

Medicine, Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine


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Dr. Manesh Patel

Professor of Medicine

Medicine, Cardiology


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Dr. Sallie Permar

Professor of Pediatrics

Pediatrics, Infectious Diseases


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