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Mailing Address*
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Duke University
Box 90586
Durham, NC 27708-0586
Summer Office hours:
Monday – Friday
9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Eastern Time)
Visitors Address
Karsh Alumni and Visitors Center
2080 Duke University Road
Durham, NC 27708
Phone: 919-684-3214
Fax: 919-681-8941


*Due to University policies regarding COVID-19, Undergraduate Admissions is not receiving paper mail at this time. If you are sending an official or time-sensitive document, we encourage you to email it to

You will find contact information for the admissions officers below. If you would like to reach someone else at Duke, you can call Duke University Information at (919) 684-8111.

Each admissions officer is responsible for a region of the country or world. If you have a specific question for your regional officer, please feel free to contact them. Your regional officer is based on the location of the school that you attend, not your home address. Duke does not consider personal contact with regional admissions officers as a factor when making admissions decisions. If you’d like to receive information about Duke click here.

Alecia Mahato

Assistant Director
VA (Northern), International
(919) 684-0153

Anne Sjostrom

Associate Dean
(919) 684-4684

Carrie Williams '96

Assistant Director
KY, NC (Wake County), VA (Southern)
(919) 684-0665

Christoph Guttentag

Dean of Undergraduate Admissions
NY (Manhattan)
(919) 684-2898

Christopher Briggs

Senior Assistant Director
IL, NC (Durham), International
(919) 684-0157

Cole Wicker '18

Senior Admissions Officer
FL (North, Central), NC (Mecklenburg County)
(919) 684-0160

David Sakyi '14

Senior Admissions Officer
MD, DC, OH (Eastern, Central)
(919) 684-0156

Hildana Haileyesus '18

Admissions Officer
(919) 684-0182

Ilana Weisman '17

Senior Admissions Officer
NY (Westchester, Long Island)
(919) 684-0158

International Students

Phone: +1 (919) 684-8129
Fax: +1 (919) 668-1661
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Jacqueline Geerdes '16

Senior Admissions Officer
MN, NE, TX (Dallas, West Texas), WI
(919) 684-0164

James Ziemba '17

Admissions Officer
NJ (Northern), MI
(919) 613-4724

Kathy Phillips

Associate Dean
NJ (South, Central)
(919) 684-0171

KellyNoel Waldorf '14

Senior Admissions Officer
SC, PA, OH (Western)
(919) 684-0185

Kelsey Fisher

Senior Assistant Director
DE, MA, WV, International
Duke Gap Year Program
(919) 684-0159

Leslie Niiro '16

Senior Admissions Officer
CA (Orange County, San Diego), KS, MO
(919) 684-0177

Margi Strickland

Senior Assistant Director
AR, NC (Central, Eastern, Orange County), TN
Transfer Students
(919) 684-0170

Mark Dudley, Ph.D '16

Assistant Director
Students with Disabilities
(919) 684-0166

Nicole Piedra

Senior Admissions Officer
CA (Los Angeles metro area), NV
(919) 684-0169

Nikki Baskin

Associate Director
(919) 684-0178

Samuel Carpenter

Senior Assistant Director
CA (Northern)
(919) 684-0172

Solomon Enos

Associate Director
HI, International Students
(919) 684-0175

Stacy Scarfutti Rusak

Senior Associate Director
FL (South)
(919) 684-0173

Stephen McLaughlin

Associate Dean
AZ, MT, NM, NC (Western Counties), ND, OK, SD, WY
(919) 684-0179

Susan Semonite Waters

Associate Director
CT, ME, NH, NY (Upstate), RI, VT
(919) 684-0154

The Duke University Office of Undergraduate Admissions is a member of the National Association for College Admissions Counseling (NACAC) and endorses the principles contained in the association’s Code of Ethics and Professional Practices (CEPP). For more information about the CEPP, please visit the NACAC website.