Brent Strawn has been named Moody Smith Distinguished Professor of Old Testament, effective July 1.
Duke Divinity faculty have been recognized in 2021–22 with awards, grants, and media influence.
Patrick Smith received the award at Samford University's 2022 Healthcare Ethics and Law Conference, which aims to encourage dialogue about pressing health care and law issues.
Professor Bretherton will continue his roles as Robert E. Cushman Distinguished Professor of Moral and Political Theology and senior fellow of the Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke while he takes on his new role in London in September.
Norbert Wilson, professor of food, economics and community in the Divinity School, will become the new director of the World Food Policy Center and also professor of public policy in the Sanford School.
New Duke Divinity faculty highlight diverse voices and perspectives.
Edgardo Colón-Emeric was installed as the 16th dean of the Divinity School by Duke University Provost Sally Kornbluth on August 31 in Duke University Chapel.
The Rev. Luke Powery, who has served since 2012 as Dean of Duke Chapel, has been reappointed to a third five-year term following the completion of a university review, President Vincent E. Price said this week.
Polly Ha, associate professor of the history of Christianity, has been selected to deliver a prestigious Langford Lecture, awarded to new or newly promoted Duke faculty.
Wilson, professor of food, economics, and community, will begin his term in August.

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