Kelly Brownell

Dean, Sanford School of Public Policy

Kelly Brownell is dean of the Sanford School of Public Policy, an appointment he began in July 2013.

Brownell, a professor of public policy, also serves on the board of directors of the Duke Global Health Institute.

Brownell has advised the White House, members of Congress, governors, world health and nutrition organizations, and media leaders on issues of nutrition, obesity and public health policy. In 2006 Time magazine listed Brownell among "The World’s 100 Most Influential People."

Brownell has published 15 books and more than 350 scientific articles and chapters. He has served as president of several national organizations, including the Society of Behavioral Medicine.

His awards include the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Psychological Association.

Brownell came to Duke from Yale University, where he was the James Rowland Angell Professor of Psychology, professor of epidemiology and public health and founding director of the Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity.

Academic Leadership

Dean, School of Medicine
Dean, Fuqua School of Business
Dean of the Graduate School/Vice Provost for Graduate Education
Dean, Nicholas School of the Environment
Dean, School of Nursing & Vice Chancellor for Nursing Affairs
Dean, Divinity School
Dean, Pratt School of Engineering
Dean, Sanford School of Public Policy
Dean, School of Law
Dean of Arts and Sciences
Dean and Vice Provost, Undergraduate Education
Vice Provost, Faculty Diversity and Faculty Development
Vice Provost for Library Affairs
Vice Provost for the Arts
Executive Vice Provost for Finance and Administration
Vice President and Vice Provost, Global Strategy and Programs
Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies
Vice Provost for Duke Kunshan University and China Initiatives
Vice Provost and Director, Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative
Vice Provost for Research
Vice Provost for Academic Affairs

University Administration

Vice President and General Counsel
Vice President, Administration
Vice President, Information Technology and Chief Information Officer
Vice President, Student Affairs
Vice President, Facilities
Vice President, Office for Institutional Equity
Vice President and University Secretary
Vice President, Public Affairs and Government Relations
Vice President, Alumni Affairs and Development
Vice President, Finance
Vice President and Director of Athletics
Vice President, Durham and Regional Affairs
President, DUMAC