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Pope McCorkle, Associate Professor of the Practice and Director of Graduate Studies for the MPP Program  

Office Location: 176 Rubenstein Hall, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone: (919) 613-4390
Duke Box: 90584
Email Address: mac.mccorkle@duke.edu

Areas of Expertise

  • American Government and Politics
    • Political Analysis, Philosophy and Theory
    • Political Participation
  • Leadership, Ethics, and Public Service

Education:
J.D., Duke University, 1984
BA, Princeton University, Magna cum Laude, 1977
A.B., Princeton University, 1977

Teaching (Fall 2016):

  • Pubpol 807d.001, Master's project i Synopsis
    Sanford 04, M 04:40 PM-05:55 PM

Highlight:
Pope “Mac” McCorkle has served as an issues consultant to political candidates, state governments, and various organizations for the last two decades. Since starting McCorkle Policy Consulting in 1994, he has worked for state and federal candidates in North Carolina as well as 28 other states.

McCorkle has published a number of articles on politics and public policy in academic journals and such magazines as Columbia Journalism Review, Commonweal, and Society. He graduated from Princeton magna cum laude in history (1977) and Duke Law School with honors (1984), clerked on United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (1984-85), and practiced law for a number of years in Raleigh with the firm founded by former Duke President Terry Sanford.

Bio/Profile
Pope “Mac” McCorkle has served as an issues consultant to political candidates, state governments, and various organizations for the last two decades. Since starting McCorkle Policy Consulting in 1994, he has worked for state and federal candidates in North Carolina as well as 28 other states.

McCorkle has published a number of articles on politics and public policy in academic journals and such magazines as Columbia Journalism Review, Commonweal, and Society. He graduated from Princeton magna cum laude in history (1977) and Duke Law School with honors (1984), clerked on United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (1984-85), and practiced law for a number of years in Raleigh with the firm founded by former Duke President Terry Sanford.

Pope McCorkle