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Emily Baqir

Staff Assistant

Trent 128
(919) 681-7909
emily.baqir@duke.edu

Emily supports the Education team in an administrative role. Before coming to Duke, Emily was a professional consultant at the Salisbury University Writing Center in Salisbury, MD. She received her bachelor's degrees from SU in English and Communication Arts.

To start a conversation with me, ask me: about my favorite books (To Kill a Mockingbird and the Harry Potter series top my list) or what I am currently binge watching on Netflix.

Something interesting most people don't know about me: My paternal grandparents are from Pakistan, so I grew up in a multicultural family. My dad cooking Pakistani meals growing up is what began my love of eating and experiencing other cultures through food.

Favorite country I've traveled to and why: I spent a semester abroad in Florence, Italy, giving it a special place in my heart. There are three main reasons why I loved it so much: pizza, pasta, and gelato. Like I mentioned, I really love food.

Emily Baqir