Sam oversees the Duke-Durham Neighborhood Partnership (DDNP) and community engagement efforts for the Office of Durham and Community Affairs. He is also Duke’s liaison to six neighborhoods and the non-profits of Northwest Central Durham, with a special emphasis on the Walltown and Crest Street neighborhoods. Sam works closely with Duke professional schools and departments as well as student engagement initiatives to connect them to the work and mission of the DDNP.
Sam came to Duke and Durham in August of 1999 from South Carolina, where he had served for 28 years in full-time church ministry. He is an adjunct member of the Religion Department and the Program in Education. Sam recently served as co-editor for The Long Shadow of Vatican II, a book that will be released in September 2015.
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