Collin Mullis is a Presidential Fellow for the Jessie Ball duPont Fund, operating as Chief of Staff for Fund President Mari Kuraishi. In this role, Collin supports the activities of the Fund through research, writing, project management, internal policy administration and partnership development. Among other responsibilities, in 2021 Collin is managing the Fund’s team of Summer Associates from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Morehead-Cain Scholars program.
Collin graduated magna cum laude from the University of North Florida with his bachelor’s degree in Anthropology and Psychology. At UNF, he served as a teaching assistant and faculty assistant grader in the Department of Anthropology, Sociology and Social Work and was named Outstanding Anthropology Major for the 2019-2020 academic year. He also served as undergraduate research assistant for the psychology department and was nominated as a 2020 Undergraduate Researcher of the Year.
When Collin is not serving as the Fund’s air traffic controller and chief cat herder, he can be found hanging out in coffee shops with his partner and friends and enjoying all that the Historic Riverside neighborhood has to offer.