Welcome to the Nicholas School!

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The Nicholas School Student Services team cordially welcomes you to the Nicholas School of the Environment and Duke University communities. The Student Services team is co-located on the Durham and Duke Marine Lab Beaufort campuses.  We will work with you throughout your academic career on matters related to career and professional development, course registration, graduation requirements, executive education opportunities and much more!

We are Here for YOU!

  • Student Services team members

The Student Services team is led by Sherri Nevius, Associate Dean

Cynthia Peters, Assistant Dean; Deb Wojcik, Director; Erika Lovelace, Registrar and Associate Director; Allison Besch, Program Director; Nikki Smith, Assistant Director; Mel Adragna, Program Coordinator; Laura Lipps, Program Coordinator; Sue Smith, Assistant Director of Admissions & Communications; Ben Spain, Admissions Director; Bradon Toney, Admissions Officer; Park Watson, Assistant Director of Admission; Tom Brooks, Staff Assistant; Julie Moushon, Staff Assistant; Katie Wood, Senior Program Coordinator Duke Marine Lab; Karen Kirchof, Special Projects Coordinator; Alicia Rhodes, Career Specialist; Beth Hwang, Career Specialist; Ericka Emiliani, Program Assistant; and Amy Kirkland, Staff Assistant Duke Marine Lab


Nicholas School Student Services offices

Suite A101 Levine Science Research Center

308 Research Drive

Box 90330

Durham, NC 27708


Duke University Marine Lab

135 Duke Marine Lab Rd.