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Christopher Briggs

Christopher BriggsChristopher Briggs
Senior Assisant Director of Undergraduate Admission
Duke University (NC)

Professional Background
In 2009 Christopher received his Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from Elon University and began his admissions career as Assistant Director of Admission at Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech). While working at Tech he graduated in 2013 with a Master of Science in Social Foundations of Education from Georgia State University. Following the completion of his graduate degree, Christopher began working at Mercer University as Senior Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions. Currently he works as Senior Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions at Duke University and is a first-year PhD student in Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development at North Carolina State University. He is focused on efforts to expand the scope of opportunities offered to students seeking access to higher education. In his work, Chris is committed to creating globally and socioeconomically diverse campuses to aid the education of all students.

Educational Background
PhD Student - Doctorate of Philosophy, Higher Education, 2024
North Carolina State University

MS - Master of Science, Social Foundations of Education, 2013
Georgia State University

BA - Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, 2009
Elon University (NC)

Why are you serving on the Faculty Advisory Committee?
“I intend to use my expertise to advocate for social justice in education and society through the advancement of equity and inclusion work done at colleges and universities, governmental agencies, and public service organizations. The opportunity to lead and facilitate conference conversations similar to the classroom discussions I am currently participating in is an experience I desire. I also see the faculty experience as an opportunity to continue building on research questions I am developing for exploration.”

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