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Duke Divinity School
Box 90968
Durham, NC 27708-0965

Duke Divinity School
407 Chapel Drive
108 Gray Bldg.
Durham, NC 27708

Fax: (919) 660-3575


Sujin Pak
Associate Dean for Academic Programs

Dean Sujin Pak is a United Methodist layperson with active roles as a teacher and lay preacher in the United Methodist Church. Her family heritage includes numerous U.M.C. pastors, missionaries, deacons and district superintendents. She earned a Ph.D. from Duke University, a M.T.S. from Duke Divinity, and a B.A. from Emory University. In addition to her responsibilities as academic dean, she is also Research Professor of the History of Christianity with specializations in the Protestant Reformation and history of biblical interpretation. She and her husband Ken and their two daughters reside in Durham.

Kori RobinsKori Robins

Originally from Virginia, Kori holds an M.Div. from Duke Divinity School and a Bachelor’s Degree in history and religion from Virginia Wesleyan College. \ She currently is seeking ordination in the United Methodist Church. She is a member of Christ UMC in Chapel Hill. She is also a professional improviser in Carrboro, N.C., where she resides.


Debra Woodell
Staff Assistant

Debra received a Secretarial Certification from Hardbarger Business College in Raleigh, N.C. She has been at Duke for 3 years, having worked in ICEOL and the Dean’s Office. She is retired from Verizon Business after 28 years of experience as an Executive Assistant.  Debra is also a certified notary. Debra resides in Durham. She has a daughter, Ashley, son-in-law and 2 grandchildren who reside in Durham and a daughter, Torie, who will attend Barton College this fall. Debra and her family attend Ridgecrest Baptist Church.