Program Overview:
Duke Environmental Leadership Program (DEL-MEM)

Mailing Address: Duke University, Box 90328, Durham, NC 27708-0328

Physical Address: 9 Circuit Drive, Suite 3110, Durham, NC 27708-0328

Phone: (919) 613-8070

Key Contacts

Dr. Rebecca Vidra, Director, Duke Environmental Leadership Program
Phone: 919-613-8199

Dr. Dave Johnston, Director, Duke Environmental Leadership Program (effective July 1) and Associate Professor of the Practice of Marine Conservation Ecology 
Phone: 252-504-7593 (Duke Marine Lab)
Contact for course advisement, significant issues you do not feel comfortable discussing with program coordinator.

Kelley Robbins-Thompson, DEL-MEM Program Coordinator, Student Services
Location: LSRC A-141

Primary point of contact for all things related to the master’s project and the DEL-MEM Program. You should contact for: place based session logistics, Zoom issues, personal/academic issues, course advisement, inquiries for registration in non-DEL courses, first point of contact when you don’t know who to contact.

Other Contacts

Sherri Nevius, Associate Dean of Student Services, Phone: (919) 613-8063, Email:, Location: A101, LSRC

Cindy Peters, Assistant Dean, Student Administration, Student Services/Financial Aid Admin, Phone: 919-613-8071, Email:, Location: A101, LSRC (Contact for financial aid, scholarship, and military benefits.)

Allison Besch, Director of CPDC, Phone: 919-613-8079, Email:, Location: A135, LSRC

Erika Lovelace-Young, Registrar and Associate Director of Student Administration and Advising, Phone: 919-613-7459, Email:, Location: A108 LSRC (Also contact for questions regarding visas, graduation/degree requirements)

Brittany Wofford, DEL Librarian, Perkins Library, Phone: 919-660-5926, Email:, Location: 233F Perkins or 1105 FFSC

Nicholas School Information Technology (IT) Hours: M-F, 9:00am-5:00pm (ET), Email (preferred): Phone: 919-613-8148 Location: 2104 Grainger Hall