Director of the Office of Black Church Studies, Duke Divinity School

David Emmanuel Goatley is research professor of theology and Black church studies as well as director of the Office of Black Church Studies at Duke Divinity School. Ordained in the National Baptist Convention USA, he is an author and editor and serves in leadership capacities wth the NAACP, Lott Carey Baptist Foreign Mission Society, the Baptist World Alliance and the World Council of Churches. He holds degrees from the University of Louisville and the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.