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John F. Burness

Mr. Burness is a Visiting Professor of the Practice of Public Policy at the DeWitt Wallace Center for Media and Democracy of the Terry Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University. He was previously senior vice president for public affairs and government relations at Duke, and before arriving there in 1991 held positions as the senior public affairs officer at Cornell University, the University of Illinois, and the State University of New York at Stony Brook.