Affiliations: Trinity College of Arts & Sciences

Valerie Ashby became dean of Trinity College of Arts & Sciences on July 1, 2015, and was recently reappointed for a second, five-year term. She received her B.A. and Ph.D. degrees in chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and completed her postdoctoral research at the Universitat Mainz, Germany. Dean Ashby came to Duke from UNC, where she chaired the chemistry department from 2012-15 and was a faculty member since 2003. Click here for more info.