Dr. Duvall (she/her) is the recipient of a 2019-2020 Fulbright/Nehru Senior Research Fellowship in Kolhapur, India through the US State Department Fulbright program. She studies libraries and librarians in India and their vision for the future. She collaborates with Dr. Namita Khot, Professor and Head of Department of Library & Information Science, and Director of the Learning Center at Shivaji University.
Dr. Duvall is a former business CEO who became fascinated with making free public education meet the needs of students in today’s world. She holds a doctoral degree in Educational Leadership & Curriculum and instigates change wherever she goes.
She served on the Leadership Team that engaged the Ann Arbor community in a dialog about 21st century education and culminated in the building of a LEED certified new high school with 21st century pedagogy: Magnet Programs, Small Learning Communities, teaching and learning for Mastery, student-centered Project Based Learning and intentional growth of relationships for social emotional health.
She was the instigator and curator of TEDxYouth@AnnArbor, a licensed independent TED event that provided a powerful platform for Youth Voice across the all high schools (public and private) of Ann Arbor. She participated in TEDx curator education in Doha, Qatar and Vancouver, B.C. and participated in the Banff TED Summit to vision the future of TED.
She has been recognized by the University of Michigan Center for the Education of Women as a "Woman of Leadership." She won the Finis E. Engleman Award from the American Association of School Administrators for her research on Superintendent/Board relationships and student achievement. She led her Skyline team to win the Gale/Cengage Teams Award in 2011.
Dr. Duvall served as guest editor of the Mar/Apr 2018 issue of the American Association for School Librarians magazine, Knowledge Quest: The Future of School Libraries, and serves on it editorial board. She has published with her Skyline team about the Curriculum & Portfolio Integration Project (CPI). The project has expanded into organization of digital research through Student Learning Networks, and organization of the research process for ease of access digitally. She taught second year masters students at the University of Michigan School of Information about advanced research methods and program assessment.
She openly shares processes used and the results garnered in print, online, at workshops and at conferences to create a widely replicable models for 21st century education and future thinking.