Duke Leadership Academy Scholars Profile
Title: Assistant Dean, Student Affairs, Law
Senior Management Area: Law School
Class Year: 2011
A native of Raleigh, Dean Belk received his undergraduate degree from Duke University where he majored in Public Policy Studies. He then went on to earn a Master's of Public Policy from Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government where he focused on education policy and earned a subsequent JD from Boalt Hall. At each institution Dean Belk was heavily involved in university life, including work in student advising, residential life and judicial affairs.
Jason began his legal career in San Francisco with Farella, Braun + Martel in the field of insurance and construction litigation. From there he joined the Washington, DC office of Paul Hastings where he continued to develop his career in business litigation. Most recently, Dean Belk practiced in the Raleigh office of Womble Carlyle before coming to Duke Law School.