Joy Searles

Senior Staff Assistant for Programs


Joy Searles has been with the Duke University Global Education Office for Undergraduates since 2000. She is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a B.A. in French. Prior to working at Duke, she taught French at a private school for 13 years and traveled annually with her students to Europe during that time.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Administrative support for Duke in France/EDUCO (semester), Duke in Madrid (semester), Duke in Alicante (summer), Duke in the Arab World (summer), Duke in Brazil (summer), Duke in Chile (summer), Duke in Costa Rica (summer), Duke in Geneva (summer), Duke Pratt in Costa Rica (summer), Duke in Spain (summer), Duke in Venice (semester and summer).
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  • Student intern supervisor