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Breaking Down Barriers Across Disciplines

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Edward Balleisen (center), an associate professor of history at Duke U., led the formation of an interdisciplinary faculty group focused on regulatory governance. A university institute contributed staff support and about $25,000 to the effort, which has developed new courses for undergraduates.
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Edward J. Balleisen had grand plans for an interdisciplinary collaboration at Duke University back in 2010. The associate professor of history crisscrossed the campus and met individually with 25 faculty members to gauge their interest in being part...

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