Contact International Enrollment

Meet the IEM Team


Below, you will find contact information for our international recruitment staff based on location. Our team has two offices; one at DKU in China and one at Duke in the U.S. We encourage you to reach out to the officer assigned to the location of your current school, who will gladly help answer any questions you may have about applying to Duke Kunshan University.

For Chinese students, please contact the China Enrollment Management team here.

General Contact – China Office

Phone:+86 512 3665 7675

Address:Duke Kunshan University, No. 8 Duke Avenue, Kunshan, Jiangsu Province, China 215316

Work Hours:Monday – Friday 9:00 AM-5:30 PM (CST)

 General Contact – U.S. Office

U.S. Office Phone: +1 919 613 5416

Address:Duke Kunshan International Enrollment Office, 410 Swift Avenue, Duke Box 104805, Durham, NC 27705 USA

Office Hours:Monday – Friday 9:00 AM-5:30 PM (EDT)

DKU Office (China) – East and Southeast Asia

Carleen Ben

Senior Student Recruitment Officer

East Asia (Japan, Korea, Mongolia), Southeast Asia (Brunei, Myanmar, Cambodia, Singapore, Timor-Leste, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Thailand), and international students based in the Chinese mainland, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan.

Phone: +86 512 3665 7367


Debbie Yi Zhou

Associate Director of Financial Aid

Southeast Asia (Philippines and Vietnam)

Phone: +86 512 3665 7542


Jesse Parkinson

International Enrollment and Marketing Manager

East Asia (Mongolia) and Southeast Asia (Singapore)

Phone: +86 3665 7191


DKU Office @ Duke (U.S.) – North and South America, Europe, Africa, Middle-East, Central and South Asia.

Alyson Lucas

Global Recruitment Officer

Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee

South Asia (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka)


Emily Grubbe

Associate Director of International Enrollment

Connecticut, D.C., Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hamshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, West Virgina, Wisconsin

South America (Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Falkland Islands, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela)


Jennifer Bailey

Director of Enrollment Services

Canada and Europe (Aland Islands, Austria Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Guernsey, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Jersey, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Sark, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom)


Jessica Sandberg

Dean of International Enrollment Management


Lindsay Parker

Global Recruitment Officer

Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wyoming

Central America (Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Honduras)


Russell Davis

Director of International Student Enrollment

Idaho, Oregon, Washington

Eastern Europe (Belarus, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Georgia, Hungary, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Ukraine)

Southern Europe (Albania, Andorra, Bosnia and Herz., Croatia, Gibraltar, Greece, Italy, Republic of Macedonia, Malta, Montenegro, Portugal, San Marino, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Vatican City, Turkey)

Central Asia (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan)

Middle East




If you do not find your country above, please email us at for support.