The Duke Center for International Development (DCID), a unit within Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy, advances international development policy and practice through interdisciplinary approaches to post-graduate education, mid-career training, international advising and research. Its faculty and staff continuously strive to create programs that meet the specific needs of each client and student.
Every day we meet brave children and their families who are in need of hope, answers, and — above all — outstanding medical care. We are inspired by their strength and courage and are passionate in our commitment to ensuring our patients and their families receive the best possible care in a warm, child- and family-friendly atmosphere.
The Forum for Scholars & Publics at Duke University is a place where scholars and various publics – local, national, and global – can interact and intersect to generate greater exchange between the university and the broader world.
The Duke Human Rights Center @ the Franklin Humanities Institute brings together an interdisciplinary group of scholars, staff and students to promote new understandings of and action on human rights. We engage with issues of race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, religion, income inequality, the environment, the philosophy and history of human rights, the literature that emerges alongside it, linguistic rights, and artistic responses in our research, teaching, programming and outreach. Our goal is to foster strategies and collaborative, cross-disciplinary and critical thinking about human rights in both local and global contexts.
The Duke Islamic Studies Center (DISC) is a vibrant, diverse community of scholars and students engaged in interdisciplinary teaching, interactive learning, and cutting-edge research about Islam and Muslims.
Duke Law School is an ambitious and innovative institution whose mission is to prepare students for responsible and productive lives in the legal profession by providing a rigorous legal education within a collaborative, supportive, and diverse environment.
The Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences is an interdisciplinary leader in brain and behavioral health. We seek to provide the best available care to patients and their families, while advancing science to improve mental health on a global scale and equipping our 70+ trainees to lead the future of behavioral health care.
There has been a Department of Sociology at Duke University for more than 75 years. Our world-renowned faculty build on the discipline’s classic foci, while also pursuing state-of-the-art developments in areas such as computational social science, the demography of health, economic sociology, and culture and cognition. We embrace sociology’s core interest in social institutions, paying particular attention to hierarchies of race, class, and gender within them. Research and teaching in the department emphasizes the interplay between institutions and social change, social inequality, and community structure.
Working@Duke tells the amazing story of the Duke workforce and connects all staff and faculty with campus happenings; employee benefits, services and resources; and other useful news and information for work and life at Duke.