Adrienne M. Duke is an Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist in Human Development and Family Studies at Auburn University. She earned her MA in Pan-African Studies from the University of Louisville and then went on to earn a MS and PhD in Human Development and Family Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. While in Madison, she partnered with a non-profit to do curriculum development work for African immigrant girls in the UK; served on a qualitative evaluation team that Partnered with USAID; and partnered with an environmental engineer to do qualitative interviews related to water access for girls who attend school in Haiti.
She currently serves on the College of Human Science Global Advisory Board and takes students to South Africa over the summer through the College of Human Science’s relationship with Stenden University, South Africa. At Auburn, she teaches Families in Cross Cultural Perspective and Program Development and Implementation with a national and international focus. Her current research interests include bullying prevention through bystander advocacy and understanding the benefits of marginalized youth participating in research and evaluation.