Distinguished Faculty Fellow in the Kenan Institute for Ethics, Duke University
Eric Mlyn is the inaugural director of the Duke Center for Civic Engagement/DukeEngage. Prior to taking this position, he was Director of the Robertson Scholars Program, a joint merit scholarship program at Duke and UNC-Chapel Hill. He is a firm believer in the transformative power of experiential education, and has been building programs in this area for over a decade. A political scientist with a BA from Tufts University and a PhD from the University of Minnesota, Eric’s academic and administrative work over the last 25 years has in one way or another concerned itself with the role that society plays in fostering and strengthening democracy.