Assistant Director of the Duke Human Rights Center@FHI
Director, Teaching for Equity Fellows Program
Emily Stewart joined the Duke Human Rights Center at the Franklin Humanities Institute in fall of 2012. She has a BA in sociology with minors in feminist studies and Spanish from Southwestern University. Working with faculty, staff, and students, Emily coordinates the programs and events of the Center. She is also the project manager for a community partnership with the Alabama Center for Rural Enterprise, co-founder and coordinator of the Duke Teaching for Equity Fellows program, and administrator of the Human Rights Certificate.
She is a skilled facilitator who brings a decade of experience working with young people, designing workshops and retreats informed by Quaker process, and advocating for social justice in both nonprofit and higher education settings. A Durham native, she loves to take walks with her daughter and partner along the Eno.