People

Chair

Lieutenant Colonel Keirya R. Langkamp

Professor of Military Science

Office: 06 West Duke Building

Phone: (919) 660-3086, (315) 836-6421

Fax: (919) 660-3097

keirya.langkamp@duke.edu

Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) Langkamp first enlisted in the Army as a journalist and rose through the ranks to become a Noncommissioned Officer. As a Noncommissioned Officer, she deployed in support of multiple United Nations and NATO missions. In 1997, she attended Officer Candidate School at Fort... Full Profile »

Executive Officer

Captain Anthony M. Soika

Military Instructor
ams180@duke.edu

Captain Soika is a native of Minneapolis, MN. He enlisted in the army in October 1989, served in Operation Desert Storm in 1991, and transitioned to the National Guard in 1994 where he served as an Infantry Team Leader and Squad Leader. In 2001, he was at the World Trade Center on September 11th... Full Profile »

Senior Military Instructor

Master Sergeant Matthew E. Hatfield

Senior Military Instructor

Office: 06D West Duke Building

Phone: 919-660-3087

Fax: 919-660-3097

matthew.e.hatfield.mil@mail.mil

MSG Hatfield entered active Army service on 26 July 1995 as a 13B Airborne Cannon Crewmember where he was assigned to Bravo Battery 1st Battalion 39th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment (AFAR) 155mm Medium Towed Howitzer, 18th Airborne Corps Artillery, Fort Bragg, NC. He served in multiple firing... Full Profile »

Enrollment Officer

David A. Behm

Assistant Professor
dab66@duke.edu

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David Behm received his commission as an Army Field Artillery Officer through Providence College in Rhode Island, where he graduated with honors, earning a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. After his initial training, he served on Active Duty with the 25th Infantry Division out of Schofield... Full Profile »

Faculty

Jessica I. Dawson

Military Instructor

Office: 141 Soc/Psych

Phone: (254) 291-8665

Fax: 919-660-5623

jessica.dawson@duke.edu

Web site

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Staff

Nancy C Bateman

Office Administrator

Office: 06 West Duke Building

Phone: (919) 660-3090

Fax: (919) 660-3097

nancy.c.bateman@duke.edu

Senior Staff Administrative Assistant, has worked at Duke for 34 years in various departments

Madeline M. Keels

NCCU Representative
mmk25@duke.edu

NCCU Administrative Associate, retired from the Army after 20 years of honorable service both within the U.S. and overseas. Her areas of expertise include human resources, personnel management, finance, and customer service. Madeline earned her BS at North Carolina Central University, and is... Full Profile »

Thelma E Keith

Human Resources Tech

Office: 06 West Duke Building

Campus Box: 90752

Phone: (919) 660-3092

Fax: (919) 660-3097

thelma.keith@duke.edu

Human Resources Technician, has worked in the Duke/NCCU Department of Military Science for the past 8 years. She retired from the Army after 20 years of honorable service both within the U.S. and overseas. Her areas of expertise include human resources, personnel management, finance, and... Full Profile »

Linda K. Polson

Logistics Tech

Phone: (919) 660-3159

lpolson@duke.edu

Supply Technician, served 4 years in the Navy and has worked for the government for 26 years, primarily in the logistics field. She holds an Associate’s degree in Management from Darton College in Georgia.