Center for Multicultural Affairs Team

Meet the staff and students we depend on.

These are the individuals who contribute their time, talents, and leadership to make sure that the Center for Multicultural Affairs provides the resources and services that contribute to the flourishing and communal thriving of Duke students.


CMA Staff

Interested in connecting? Email us! Want to contact the collective team? See our office info at the bottom of this page.

Student Staff

Position: Graduate Assistant
Class Year: 2023
Hometown: St. Andrew, Jamaica - Yaadi
Area of Study: Master of Environmental Management - Ecotoxicology and Environmental Health
Fun Fact: I am a certified indoor skydiver (Level I)

Why do you like working for the CMA?: "The people! I love working with the CMA staff (past and present) and all the people in Student Affairs that I get to work with. I also enjoy helping the students create welcoming environments on campus 🙂"

Position: Graduate Intern
Class Year: 2023
Area of Study: Master of Education in Higher Education Administration (North Carolina State University)
Hometown: Columbus, OH
Fun Fact: I became a published writer at the age of 10 thanks to a national poetry contest.

Why do you like working for the CMA?: "I'm able to contribute to bringing together individuals from underrepresented identities and fostering the idea that we're better together than separate."

Position: Orgo Learning Community Leader
Class Year: 2023
Area of Study: Chemistry, Biology
Hometown: Cleveland, OH
Fun Fact: I trained my pet clown fish to wave at me

Why do you like working for the CMA/your role?: "I find fulfillment in helping others succeed and seeing the students’ progress because it gives me a sense of purpose and meaning in my work. It's rewarding to see the look of understanding and accomplishment on a student's face after they have grasped a difficult concept or completed a task."

Position: Orgo Learning Community Leader
Class Year: 2023
Area of Study: Chemistry major, Biology & Neuroscience minor
Hometown: Vancouver, Canada
Fun Fact: I played Spikeball with Noah Centineo when he was filming in Vancouver.

Why do you like working for the CMA/your role?: "I like working in the CMA because everyone is very friendly and available to help. My role specifically allows me to teach and help other students in areas that I once struggled in as well, so seeing my students do well feels very rewarding to me."

Position:Cultural and Identity Graduate Assistant Programmer
Class Year: 2024
Area of Study: Master of Public Policy, Sanford School of Public Policy
Hometown:Bogota, Colombia
Fun Fact:My favorite part about working in the CMA is helping provide spaces to listen to students' stories! I enjoy learning from other people's experiences and letting those stories transform my viewpoints.

Why do you like working for the CMA/your role?: "I like working in the CMA because everyone is very friendly and available to help. My role specifically allows me to teach and help other students in areas that I once struggled in as well, so seeing my students do well feels very rewarding to me."


Contact Us

Connecting with the CMA

Center for Multicultural Affairs, located in the Bryan Student Center:

  • CMA Staff – Suite 101 
  • CMA La Casa – 037
  • CMA AAPI BASE – 037A

Office Phone: 919-684-6756

Fax: 919-681-7873

For more information, contact the CMA at dcma@duke.edu.