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Interim Director

Eve Duffy is a higher education administrator with over 20 years of experience in international education. She has been the Associate Vice Provost for Global Affairs at Duke for the past five years. In her role, she oversees the international and area studies units at Duke, manages a diverse portfolio of international partnerships and provides support for faculty with international research and teaching projects. Prior to her appointment at Duke, Duffy served as Director of the Humanities Program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has taught at Trinity University, New York University and UNC-CH, and she was a fellow at the Remarque Institute at NYU. She was the first associate director of the TransAtlantic Masters Program at UNC.

Duffy earned her B.A. from Midwestern State University, a magister from Ludwig-Maximilian University and her Ph.D from UNC-CH. Her academic training and expertise focus on the social and cultural history of Germany, with a special interest on teaching and research related to the Holocaust. She is the co-author, along with Alida Metcalf, of “The Return of Hans Staden,” and she is the translator of numerous books and articles from German to English.

Eve’s team says she is a power-suited icon and the smartest person in any room. They also describe her as strong, caring, understanding and supportive.