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Charmaine DM Royal

Robert O. Keohane Professor of African & African American Studies
African & African American Studies
Duke Box 90252, Durham, NC 27708
234 Friedl Bldg, Box 90252, Durham, NC 27708-0141
Office hours By appointment  

Current Appointments & Affiliations


Robert O. Keohane Professor of African & African American Studies · 2021 - Present African & African American Studies, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences
Professor of African and African American Studies · 2020 - Present African & African American Studies, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences
Director of the Duke Center on Genomics, Race, Identity, Difference (GRID) · 2022 - Present Center on Genomics, Race, Identity, Difference, Social Science Research Institute
Director of the Duke Center for Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (TRHT) · 2022 - Present Social Science Research Institute, University Institutes and Centers
Professor of Biology · 2020 - Present Biology, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences
Research Professor of Global Health · 2020 - Present Duke Global Health Institute, University Institutes and Centers
Professor in Family Medicine and Community Health · 2020 - Present Family Medicine and Community Health, Community Health, Family Medicine and Community Health
Associate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society · 2017 - Present Duke Science & Society, Initiatives

Previous Appointments & Affiliations


Associate Professor in the Department of African and African American Studies · 2013 - 2020 African & African American Studies, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences
Associate Professor of Biology · 2016 - 2020 Biology, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences
Associate Professor in Family Medicine and Community Health · 2017 - 2020 Family Medicine and Community Health, Community Health, Family Medicine and Community Health
Associate Research Professor of Global Health · 2019 - 2020 Duke Global Health Institute, University Institutes and Centers
Affiliate, Duke Global Health Institute · 2014 - 2019 Duke Global Health Institute, University Institutes and Centers
Core Member of the Center for Biobehavioral Health Disparities Research · 2014 - 2019 Center on Health & Society, Social Science Research Institute
Director of the Reginaldo Howard Scholars Program · 2015 - 2018 University Initiatives & Academic Support Units
Investigator in the Institute forGenome Sciences & Policy · 2007 - 2014 Institutes and Centers, School of Medicine
Associate Research Professor in the Department of African and African American Studies · 2011 - 2013 African & African American Studies, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences
Associate Research Professor of African and African-American Studies · 2009 - 2011 Trinity College of Arts & Sciences
Associate Research Professor · 2007 - 2011 Institutes and Centers, School of Medicine