Duke - The Fuqua School of Business

Core Team Members

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Samira Wellemeyer 

 Samira Wellemeyer
 Director, International Programs Office
 Phone: +1.919.660.7677


Carolyn Crutchfield Fuqua World Photo 

 Carolyn Gilbert
 Program Manager, International Programs Office
 Phone: +1.919.660.2945


Carolyn oversees all incoming and outgoing exchange programs for the International Program Office, working with partner institutions around the world to offer opportunities for students to increase their cross-cultural competence and grow their international network. Each year, Carolyn represents Fuqua and Duke at the National Association for Foreign Student Advisors and the Partnership in International Management conferences. She is also involved with many Student Life initiatives where she previously served as the Project Specialist for the Daytime MBA program. Carolyn received her BA from Michigan State University and her MBA from Campbell University.

CPT Advisor

jim emeryJim Emery
Adjunct Professor and Practicum Faculty Director, and Curriculum Practical Training (CPT) Advisor
Phone: +1.919.660.8073

James (Jim) Emery is a Faculty Director for Fuqua's Client Consulting Practicum and an Adjunct Professor in the Management and Organizations department at Fuqua. His advisory role in the CPT program involves helping students plan their summer internship project papers and conducting the final review and approval of those project papers. Jim's research focuses on loyalty, trust and inspiration in leader-follower relationships and how educational experiences affect leadership development. He has also provided executive education and leadership coaching to for-profit corporations, non-profit organizations and government agencies over the past eight years. Jim received his PhD and MBA from Fuqua.