The Duke Pre-Graduate Fellows Program is targeted toward advanced undergraduates or recent college graduates interested in applying to research-oriented Master's or Ph.D. programs in economics or a related field (e.g., political science, statistics, computer science, public policy, sociology).
The program is designed for students who — by their background, life experience and scholarship — can show they will bring greater diversity to the economics profession. We especially encourage applications from historically disadvantaged and underrepresented groups.
Applicants selected for the program will:
The faculty mentoring committee includes Bocar Ba, Arjada Bardhi, Jason Baron, Patrick Bayer, Charles Becker, David Berger, Grace Kim, Marjorie McElroy, Modibo Sidibe, and Juan Carlos Suarez Serrato. We are also pleased to have the following mentors and external committee members in 2022-23: Marcus Casey, Associate Professor at University of Illinois-Chicago, Erika Martinez, Senior Instructor at University of South Florida, and Quitze Valenzuela-Stookey, Assistant Professor at University of California-Berkeley. Quitze was a postdoctoral scholar at Duke in 2021-22, Erika completed her PhD in Economics at Duke in 2011, and Marcus was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Duke Economics from 2009-2011.
Interested applicants should email (or have emailed) the following documents to email@example.com:
Any questions about the program can also be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.