Overview of our Team


Learn about the leadership of the Duke GVC Center.

research team

Center Director Gary Gereffi is a creator of the Global Value Chain framework, a tool that provides industry-centric view of economic globalization that highlights the linkages across geographic space. In addition to Professor Gereffi, the Duke GVC Center consists of a talented team of researchers with extensive experience in utilizing the framework to address high-priority inclusive development challenges for clients and stakeholders.

visiting scholars

The Duke GVC Center has brought together a team of visiting scholars to engage in research projects.


The Duke GVC center regularly works with a range of partners across Duke and other institutions.