Board Members

Wesley Hogan

Director, Center for Documentary Studies

Wesley Hogan is the director of the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University and teaches the history of youth social movements, African American history, women’s history and oral history.

Diane Britz Lotti

Board of Directors, Chair

Diane Britz Lotti is Chairman of American Capital Partners, an international investment company with investments in Europe, South America, and the United States.

Peter Lange

Board of Directors, Vice Chair

Peter Lange joined the Department of Political Science at Duke University in 1981 after a previous teaching position at Harvard University.

Linda Burton

Board of Directors

Linda M. Burton is Dean of Social Sciences and James B. Duke Professor of Sociology at Duke University.

William H. Chafe

Board of Directors

William H. Chafe attended Harvard College, where he graduated magna cum laude in history (1962), and Columbia University, where he received his Ph.D. in American history (1971).

Robert Fippinger

Board of Directors

Robert A. Fippinger was recently named Chief Legal Officer for the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board. He will be responsible for overseeing market regulation, communications, education and outreach, and legislative affairs.

Kimberly Jenkins

Board of Directors

Kimberly Jenkins currently serves as an active board member, angel investor, and coach to several early-stage companies in Durham/RTP and Silicon Valley.

Randall Kenan

Board of Directors, Fall 2002-Spring 2003 Lehman Brady Professor

Randall Kenan is Professor of English and Comparative Literature at UNC–Chapel Hill. His first novel, A Visitation of Spirits, was published by Grove Press in 1989.

Thomas Mann

Board of Directors

Thomas (Tom) Mann is retired Associate Dean for Finance and Administration in Arts and Sciences and Trinity College at Duke University. He served in this role managing budgets and finance from 1982 until 2007, working with seven Arts and Sciences deans.

Charmain McKissick-Melton

Board of Directors

S. Charmaine McKissick-Melton is Associate Professor and Interim Chair in the Department of Mass Communication at North Carolina Central University. She was previously at Bennett College in Greensboro, North Carolina.

James Peacock

Board of Directors

James L. Peacock is Kenan Distinguished Professor of Anthropology, Professor of Comparative Literature, Co-Director of the Duke–UNC Rotary Center for Peace and Conflict, and Chair of World View at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He received his B.A.

Sally Dalton Robinson

Board of Directors

Sally Robinson is a lifelong resident of Charlotte. She has had a love affair with Duke University ever since she came with her family to Duke football games in the early 1940s.

Alan Teasley

Board of Directors

Alan B. Teasley holds B.A., M.A.T., and Ph.D. degrees from UNC–Chapel Hill. The Durham native recently completed a three-year stint as director of Duke’s Master of Arts in Teaching Program.

Kevin Tolson

Board of Directors

Kevin A. Tolson works in Brand Marketing Management for Unilever and is a current M.B.A. student at the New York University Stern School of Business specializing in Strategy.

Marie Washington

Board of Directors

Marie Washington has held senior financial leadership positions within the corporate and nonprofit sectors in New York City and San Francisco over her thirty-year professional career.

Lois Deloatch

Board of Directors

Lois Deloatch has a nearly three-decade-long career in the arts, philanthropy, and community service. As a professional vocalist and songwriter, she has appeared in concert throughout the United States and internationally and has produced five recordings as leader, including Roots: Jazz/Blues/Spirituals and Hymn to Freedom: Homage to Oscar Peterson.

Jonathan Jensen

Board of Directors

Jonathan Jensen has been a serial entrepreneur in media, real estate, and energy, and is currently trading commodities and managing an asset portfolio while taking time off to raise his two young sons with his wife, Amy.