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Ben Adams


Senior Associate Dean of Students for QuadEx
Crowell Building
10 Epworth Dorm Ln.
Durham, NC 27710

Ben (he/him) is excited to be a part of the team that supports new students in their transition to Duke and walks alongside parents and families as they support their student from afar. A graduate of Duke, Ben is an educator and pastor who is committed to building communities where all have the access and opportunity they need to thrive. Before returning to Duke in 2022, Ben was a pastor in Cary, North Carolina and a high school history teacher in rural, North Carolina. He also helped launch of a new school in Durham and served as an admissions officer for international and first-generation college students at Duke. He has degrees from Duke, Emory, and Cambridge; but Duke is home. In his life outside of Duke, Ben enjoys endurance events, gardening, traveling, and spending time with his wife, Gabby, and son, Elliott.