Braden Welborn
Associate Director for Communications
(919) 613-0436

Braden Welborn (she/her/hers) designs and implements the Nicholas Institute for Energy, Environment & Sustainability’s communications strategy.

Prior to joining Duke in September 2016, Braden focused on K-12 education policy as a communicator for the Center for Teaching Quality, a national organization committed to advancing the teaching profession. She has also worked for City Academy, A+ Education Partnership, and the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, in addition to teaching undergraduate literature and creative writing courses. Braden holds an M.A. in English and American literature from Washington University in St. Louis, where she was an Olin Fellow and American Culture Studies Fellow. She also earned a M.F.A. in creative writing from the University of Alabama and a B.A. in English from Birmingham-Southern College.

Mailing Address

Nicholas Institute for Energy, Environment & Sustainability
Box 90467
Durham, NC 27708

Street / Delivery Address

Nicholas Institute for Energy, Environment & Sustainability
140 Science Drive
Gross Hall, Suite 101
Durham, NC 27708


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Location: The Generator (Gross Hall 100C)
Time: 11:30 am to 1:00 pm