Dean of Students

Dean of Students Staff

Sue Wasiolek, Associate Vice President for Student Affairs & Dean of Students
101 Bryan Center
125 Science Drive
Box 90959
Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone: 919-668-3853
Fax: 919-681-7873
dean.sue@duke.edu

Sue (more commonly known as Dean Sue) was born in New Jersey, but actually grew up in Charlotte, North Carolina. She completed a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Science Education and a Masters of Health Administration at Duke. While in graduate school, Sue was a Resident Advisor in Aycock and Hanes House. She worked in the Medical Center for 18 months and then, in 1979, joined the Student Affairs staff. Sue completed her J.D. at NCCU and her L.L.M. at Duke in 1993 and her Ed.D.in 2008 from the University of Pennsylvania.  In 1994, Sue joined the law firm of Maxwell, Freeman and Bowman in Durham where she practiced law for nine months. Although practicing law was challenging and interesting, Sue found that she truly missed working with students. Sue returned to Student Affairs in 1995 and has continued to thoroughly enjoy her life here.

Gayla Winstead, Administrative Assistant to Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs & Dean of Students
101 Bryan Center
125 Science Drive
Box 90959
Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone: 919-668-3853
Fax: 919-681-7873
gayla.w@duke.edu

Gayla is administrative assistant to Dean Sue Wasiolek. Gayla is an excellent resource for finding answers to your questions. She thoroughly enjoys working with Duke students, parents, and other members of the university community.

Clay Adams, Associate Dean of Students & Director for Parent and Family Programs

300 Crowell Hall
Box 90946
10 Epworth Lane
Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone:  919-684-2577
Fax:  919-684-2388
clay.adams@duke.edu

A Chesapeake, Virginia native, Clay serves as the Associate Dean of Students at Duke University.  He graduated from Virginia Tech with a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies, a B.S. in Business Management, and a M.A. Ed. in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies. He most recently earned his Masters of Business Administration from NCCU. Clay directs all parent and family programs, oversees the University on-call management and response team as well as off-campus student response, and co-convenes the Council on Graduate and Professional Student Affairs. Additionally, he works with New Student Communications, and as the Division liaison to various constituencies. In his free time, Clay can be found training for endurance sports.

Stephen Bryan, Associate Dean of Students and Director, Student Conduct Office
200 Crowell Hall (East Campus)
10 Epworth Ln.
Box 90893
Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone: 919-684-6938
Fax: 919-681-7390
sbryan@duke.edu

Stephen has been at Duke since 1999. Originally from North Carolina, he graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill with a B.S. in Business Administration and from the University of Georgia with an M.Ed. in higher education administration.  He also serves as an academic advisor for the Advising Center. Stephen is responsible for the overall management of the Office of Student Conduct.

Danielle Oakley, Director of Counseling and Psychological Services
Office Phone + 919 660 1000
Fax + 919 660 1024
Email: danielle.oakley@duke.edu
402 Chapel Drive, 214 Page Building, Durham, NC 27708

Dr. Oakley joined Counseling and Psychological Services after serving as Director of Counseling and Consultation Services at the University of Wisconsin-Madison for six years. Oakley earned a doctorate in counseling psychology from the University of Kentucky, a master’s in community counseling from Loyola University of Chicago and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Iowa. She currently serves on the Board for the Association for University and College Counseling Center Directors. She is a member of the American College Health Association and Association for Threat Assessment Professionals. 

Amy Powell, Associate Dean of Students/Director of DukeReach
217 Crowell Hall
10 Epworth Lane

Box 90893
Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone:  919-684-9408
Fax:  919-681-7390
a.powell@duke.edu

Originally from Virginia, Amy came to the Dean of Students Office after working in the Duke University Medical Center since 2000. Amy received her undergraduate degree in psychology and sociology from Virginia Tech and a Masters in Social Work from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She obtained clinical licensure in social work in 2005. In her spare time, Amy enjoys spending time with her husband and sons and doing just about anything outside (in the warmer months!).

Tom Szigethy, Associate Dean and Director, Duke Student Wellness Center
001 Crowell Hall
Box 90946
10 Epworth Lane
Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone:  919-681-8421
Fax:  919-684-1161
ts86@duke.edu

Tom joined the Duke family in 2008. He obtained his BS in Mental Health from the Franciscan University in Ohio and his Masters in Counseling with a focus in Child Welfare from St. Joseph College in Connecticut. Prior to working in Higher Education Tom worked with families of abused and neglected children for over 15 years primarily as an investigator. A native New Yorker he loves the outdoors whether it is being at the beach, gardening and/or spending time with his four children.

John Vaughn, MD, Director of Student Health
Student Health Center
Flowers Drive
Office Phone: 919-681-9355
john.vaughn@duke.edu

Vaughn comes to Duke from the Ohio State University (OSU), where he served in both Student Health Services and the Department of Family Medicine since 2007. In addition to providing primary health care to undergraduate and graduate students, he designed innovative health promotion activities that integrated health services into the life of the university community; enhanced organizational effectiveness for the health center; and developed a Narrative Medicine curriculum across multiple areas of OSU.