Deondra Rose is an Associate Professor of Public Policy, Political Science, and History at Duke University's Sanford School of Public Policy. She is also the Director of Polis: Center for Politics and Co-director of the North Carolina Scholars Strategy Network (SSN). Her research and teaching interests include higher education policy, American Political Development (APD), political behavior, identity politics (e.g., gender, race, and socioeconomic status), and inequality.
A summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Georgia (Political Science), Rose received her M.A. and Ph.D. from Cornell University (Government), with a specialization in American Politics and Public Policy.