Melissa McGovern

Position: Research Coordinator & Administrative Assistant to the DirectorIMG_8552


Melissa graduated in 2016 from Le Moyne college with a degree in Sociology and Anthropology. She has worked extensively with refugee and immigrant communities and previously worked at a human rights organization, Foundation Cristosal, in San Salvador, El Salvador.

Current Projects: 

Addressing Global Health Needs Among Refugee Children in Durham County, NC, Caregiver Flourishing, and the Clergy Health Stress Study


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  • Office: Trent Hall 316, Duke University