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Featured Alumni and Friends

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Check out this video spotlighting Randy Peeler, PPS'87! Since graduating, Randy has worked in the US Department of the Treasury, using the critical thinking and Read more
Isabella Kwai
From the Classroom to the Field, NYT Reporter Isabella Kwai PPS’16 By Lily Coll, September 30, 2021 If you’ve opened The New York Times and read Read more
Jennifer Haygood
Jennifer Haygood, MPP'01, is Sr. Vice President for Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer at University of North Carolina system in Chapel Hill. What Read more
John Drescher
John Drescher, MPP'88, is a Contributing Editor at The Assembly, a digital magazine based in the Triangle. He previously worked at The Washington Post and Read more
Daniela Penaloza
Daniela Peñaloza MIDP’15  and Alejandro Weber MIDP/MBA’17 are a married couple and both are pursuing careers in public service. Peñaloza is the Mayor of Las Read more
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Alejandro Weber MIDP/MBA’17 and Daniela Peñaloza MIDP’15 are a married couple and both are pursuing careers in public service. Weber is the Undersecretary of Finance Read more
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Selim Selimi, MIDP ‘10, served as the Minister of Justice for Kosovo. The story of Selimi’s career starts with Kosovo’s war for independence from 1998 Read more
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Michele Clause Farquhar graduated from Duke with a degree in Public Policy Studies (PPS) in 1979. She is Office Managing Partner for the Washington, D.C. Read more
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Shandiin Herrera is from Monument Valley, Utah and is a proud member of the Navajo Nation. She received her bachelor's degree in Public Policy from Read more

Featured Event

The Rooted in Relationship event will explore how to shift power and work in support of (not on behalf of) community-rooted organizations working on the health
and economic viability of historically marginalized communities.

Featured Story

Professor Emerita Helen Ladd believes in the value of Sanford’s MPP program. As one of the first directors of the program, she helped build it into a top-ranked professional program. Today, she is continuing to build the program through her gift to create the Helen F. Ladd Fellowship Fund.