Paula Ecklund

Paula Ecklund

Lecturing Fellow

Academic Area: Decision Sciences
Phone Number: +1.919.660.7745

Teaching / Research Interests

Business Computing, Information Management

Mailing Information

Duke University: The Fuqua School of Business
100 Fuqua Drive
Durham, NC 27708


I have worked in various aspects of information services since starting at the Fuqua School of Business in 1983, joining the newly-formed Computer Services Center (CSC). In 1986, I began teaching in Fuqua's MBA program in the core computer skills course (now Business Computer Applications). My teaching gradually expanded to include work with Fuqua's Global, Weekend, Cross Continent, MMS and MQM programs. I have taught in a variety of special programs at Fuqua (Fuqua managers, Middle-Eastern Women, etc.) and have delivered lectures on practical computing to groups in other departments at Duke. I find particularly rewarding my work in my daytime MBA elective course that focuses on using the personal computer (Excel, Power BI Desktop, Tableau, and the like) for managing and understanding data and generating business intelligence.