David Eagle is a faculty member at Duke University in the Global Health Institute and the Department of Sociology. He also serves as research Director for the Clergy Health Initiative at Duke Divinity School. His passion for shaping and forming healthy and effective leaders for the church builds from his six years serving as a pastor in Victoria, Canada.
He first visited the Eastern DRC in 2016 and wholeheartedly supports Congo Initiative’s vision to develop Congolese leadership. As a board member, he wants to enhance collaborative partnerships between Africans and North Americans. The challenges facing our world require us to live into the reality that we are in this together.
David finished his Ph.D. in sociology at Duke in 2015 and holds a Master of Divinity from Fresno Pacific Seminary and a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alberta. He has a love for woodworking, cooking and baking. He lives in Durham, NC with his wife, Alison, a climate scientist, their three kids, two cats and six chickens.