Corey D.B. Walker was named dean of the Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology at Virginia Union University in Richmond. He will also serve as a vice president of the university.
Walker currently serves as the John W. and Anna Hodgin Hanes Professor of the Humanities and dean of the College of Arts, Sciences, Business and Education at Winston-Salem State University in North Carolina. He is the former chair of the department of Africana studies at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.
A graduate of Norfolk State University in Virginia, Walker holds master’s degrees from Harvard University, Brown University, and Virginia Union University. He also earned a Ph.D. at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia.