Micah Gilmer

Lecturer, UNC Department of Public Policy

Micah Gilmer is a specialist in applied research and social enterprise with a PhD in cultural anthropology from Duke University and a bachelor’s degree in religious and African-American studies from UNC-Chapel Hill. His research focuses on the process of community-building among people interested in social change, working at intersection of cutting-edge youth development practices with “mainstream” contexts like education and athletics. Gilmer also helped launch Frontline Solutions, a consulting firm that works with non-profit organizations and foundations across the country. At Frontline, Gilmer provides leadership to applied research teams, directs the creative process for reports and oversees public communication.