David Jamieson-Drake is Director of the Office of Institutional Research. The primary function of that office is to gather and analyze information for external reporting and to support institutional decision making. Data sources for institutional research activities include enterprise computer systems and surveys administered to students, alumni, and others.
In addition to his role as Director of Institutional Research, Jamieson-Drake serves on several technology advisory groups and on the editorial board of the journal of the Association of Institutional Research, Professional Files. He is also a pre-major advisor for first and second year students at Duke.
Prior to undertaking his current responsibilities, Jamieson-Drake served as Assistant Dean in the Student Affairs division from 1983-1991, during which time he earned a Ph.D. in Religion from the Duke Graduate School and an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business. Before coming to Duke he received his B.A. in Greek from Stanford University and a Masters of Divinity from Yale University. Jamieson-Drake also worked on a kibbutz in northern Israel for a year and volunteered for the United Way and the Catholic Church for a year.