Office of Field Education
105 Westbrook Bldg.
Durham, NC 27708-0969
Phone: (919) 660-3440
Fax: (919) 660-3406
Rev. Daniel Corpening
Director of Field Education
The Rev. Daniel Corpening is director of field education at Duke Divinity School. In this role, Daniel oversees the contextual education of M.Div. students as they are formed to be embodied, imaginative, and reflective Christian leaders for the flourishing of communities. Daniel is an ordained elder in the Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church, and a graduate of Duke Divinity School. Before joining the Office of Field Education, Daniel served as a pastor in Charlotte, N.C.
Daniel enjoys reading, investing in friendship, and Duke basketball. He is married to Jessica, a fellow Duke Divinity graduate, and they are the grateful parents of three children.
Rev. Dr. Kennetra Irby Brackett
Associate Director of Field Education & Career Development
Field Education Staff Assistant
Cheryl Parker is a staff assistant in the Office of Field Education at Duke Divinity School. She enjoys spending time at Kerr Lake with family and friends. Her family are active members of Walnut Grove United Methodist Church in Hurdle Mills. She is a native North Carolinian and resides in Mebane with her husband, Barry, and their two daughters, Faith and Hope.