Marcus Carson

Marcus Carson

Marcus Carson is assistant director for sustainability at Duke Dining. In his role, Marcus is charged with making Duke's campus a model food system that prioritizes transparency, environmental health, community well-being, and fair economic relationships. Through Duke Dining's procurement practices, its operations, and its education efforts, Marcus works both to promote and create more sustainable food systems on a local, regional, national, and global scale. Prior to Duke, Marcus worked as the community planning and sustainability manager for Mecklenburg County, NC, where he was responsible for leading the county's first sustainability plan and improving the sustainability of the county's operations. In 2015, Marcus co-founded the compost company, Crown Town Compost, in Charlotte, NC. Marcus earned his bachelor’s degree in political science at Davidson College, concentrating in environmental studies, and he has amaster of public administration degree from North Carolina State University. (Chapel Hill, NC) @dukedining