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Building an Interdisciplinary Institute at Duke: Opportunities and Challenges

Building an Interdisciplinary Institute at Duke: Opportunities and Challenges: A Discussion with Mike Merson
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Friday, October 06, 2017
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11:45 am - 1:00 pm
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Mike Merson and Ed Balleisen

Join us for a conversation with Mike Merson, founding director of the Duke Global Health Institute. Ed Balleisen, historian and Duke's third Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies, will interview Dr. Merson about his experiences guiding a vibrant Duke institute from its launch through its first ten years. Their discussion will focus on key factors in building interdisciplinary intellectual communities within research universities. Q&A from the audience to follow.

Light lunch served | Free and open to the public

Cosponsored by the Forum for Scholars and Publics, the Office of the Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies, and the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI).