Visiting Faculty Fellows

Our Visiting Faculty Fellows program deepens Duke's relationships with liberal arts colleges and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) through fellowships that foster cross-institutional engagement in humanities teaching and scholarship.


  • Vance Byrd
    Frank and Roberta Furbush Scholar in German Studies – Grinnell College
  • Gay L. Byron
    Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity – Howard University School of Divinity
  • Kathryn Wymer
    Professor of English – North Carolina Central University


  • Candace Bailey
    Professor of Musicology – North Carolina Central University
  • Meghan G. McDowell
    Assistant Professor, Department of History, Politics, and Social Justice – Winston-Salem State University


  • Garry Bertholf
    Assistant Professor of African American Studies – Wesleyan University
  • Collie Fulford
    Associate Professor of English Composition and Rhetoric – North Carolina Central University
  • Craig Quintero
    Associate Professor of Theater and Dance – Grinnell College
  • Eva Michelle Wheeler
    Associate Professor of Spanish, Department of English and Foreign Languages – Oakwood University