Katherine Burgett

Katherine Burgett  is a Ph.D. candidate in the Graduate Program in Religion (New Testament track, Old Testament and Reception History minors). Her dissertation, entitled "'God Has Done What the Law Could Not': The Law's Crisis of Agency in Galatians," examines Paul's slavery metaphors for the Law in Galatians in their first-century contexts. Katherine is currently teaching Hellenistic Greek at Duke Divinity School. She has also assisted with teaching introductory Old and New Testament courses, as well as a multi-disciplinary, interreligious course called Religion, Restrictions, Violence, and she worked several semesters as the Bible tutor in Duke Divinity's Center for Writing and Academic Support. Katherine has completed Duke's Preparing Future Faculty Fellowship and is currently a Bass Digital Education Fellow. She is also in the process of completing Duke's Certificate in College Teaching.

Katherine holds an M.Div. from Duke Divinity School and a B.A. in Religious Studies and English from Westmont College. She is in the ordination process in the PC(USA), and has spent time serving as the Christian Education Director at Newton Park Methodist Church in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

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