About Us

This site pulls together some of Duke’s most important online activities – with Facebook, Twitter and more. Its directory enables you to track social media efforts at Duke’s schools and programs.

Check out the site’s blog for updates on how people are using social media across the campus.

Do you have a suggestion for the blog or this site, have questions about your own social media plans or want to learn more about what’s happening at Duke? Contact Sonja Likness, the university’s director of social media.

Blog authors:

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Sonja Likness is the director of social media and content strategy for Duke. She joined Duke in 2014 with extensive experience in social media and brand-building as well as analytics and cross-platform planning. Catch her on social media or socializing in real life over a beer.

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Currently the social media manager at Duke, Ashley Wolf joined the university in 2009. After nine years as a Sports Information Director in the Athletics department, she joined the University Communications team in 2018 where she is responsible for planning, implementing and monitoring Duke’s social media presence.

Contributing bloggers:

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Sean Aery is a digital projects developer at Duke University Libraries. His primary interests are web development, user interface design, usability, information architecture, and assessment. He develops systems to support discovery and access to digitized special collections and many other library resources. You can connect with him on Twitter @seanaery.

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Laura Brinn is assistant vice provost for academic communications at Duke. She joined Duke in 2001 and draws on her experience working in media relations, research communications, program marketing and executive communications in her role in Duke’s Office of the Provost. You can find Laura on Twitter @laurabrinn.

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Kathryn Kennedy leads communications for Duke’s Trinity College of Arts & Sciences. She loves telling stories about faculty and students and curating content for the Trinity-wide website and Twitter account (@DukeTrinity). When she manages to detach from her laptop, she’s usually off to hike a trail or grab a meal or a cocktail in Durham. Her DMs and inbox are always open!

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Bryan Roth is a senior communications specialist with Duke Health Marketing & Communications. Along with talking about his day-to-day responsibilities of writing, photography, videography and communications strategy, he will passionately argue that Die Hard is a Christmas movie. You can find him on Twitter @bryandroth.