Gerald L Wilson

Office location:
04 Allen Bldg, 421 Chapel Drive, Durham, NC 27708
Mailing address:
Box 90048, Durham, NC 27708-0048
(919) 684-2865


Appeals Officer in the College and pre-law advisor. Adjunct Professor of History.

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About me:

I am a native North Carolinian and have never lived outside of the state. My AB (History) is from Davidson College, BD, Duke Divinity School, MA (Religion) Duke, and Ph.D. (History) from UNC-CH. I have been on the deans’ staff at Duke for 51 years. In 2010, I received the Presidential Award from Duke; 2014, the University Medal for Distinguished Service and also was named by the Duke Chronicle as the best professor and my course “American Dreams/American-Realities” was cited at a “Must-Take” course. My wife Ginger (AB, MAT, Ph.D Duke) and I have one daughter, two grandchildren and one dog.