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Eric J Mlyn, Lecturer  

Office Location: 104AA West Duke Buiding, Box 90423, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone: (919) 660-3165
Duke Box: 90590
Email Address: eric.mlyn@duke.edu

Areas of Expertise

    Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 1991

    Teaching (Fall 2023):

    • Pubpol 190fs.01, Focus program special topics Synopsis
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    Eric Mlyn is a Distinguished Faculty Fellow at the Kenan Institute for Ethics and Lecturer at Duke’s Sanford School for Public Policy. He was the founding Executive Director of DukeEngage and Assistant vice Provost for Civic Engagement. Before that he was the founding director of the Robertson Scholars Program and served on the Political Science Faculty of UNC-Chapel Hill. He leads a project at Kenan on Democracy and Higher Education, looking at current threats to academic freedom, university governance and related issues.. His intellectual interests focus on the role of higher education in fostering democracy and working with undergraduates to foster political and civic engagement. He holds a BA in Political Science from Tufts University and PHD in Political Science from the University of Minnesota. During the fall of 2019 he was a a visiting scholar at the Tisch College for Civic Life at Tufts.

    Eric J Mlyn