Bernice Patterson

Staff Specialist

(919) 684-6960

Bernice provides support to the Deputy Chief Administrator and Vice President’s suite, and she provides guidance on community engagement to guests. Before to coming to Durham and Community Affairs Bernice worked at Duke’s Department of Cultural Anthropology. Prior to coming to Duke in 2007, she worked at the National Humanities Center in RTP. Bernice has also taught music in the classroom in public schools and senior living centers. Bernice graduated from North Carolina Central University with a B.A. degree in Music and a minor in Education.