Meet the Team

Letitia CampbellLetitia M. Campbell, PhD
Director, Contextual Education I and Clinical Pastoral Education
Chaplaincy Concentration Coordinator
Assistant Professor in the Practice of Ethics and Society

Dr. Campbell coordinates students’ placements in social service or clinical settings during the first year of the Contextual Education Program. She has a background as a journalist and has served in congregational, campus ministry, academic, and non-profit settings. She received her MDiv from Union Theological Seminary in New York City and earned her PhD in Christian Ethics from Emory’s Graduate Division of Religion. She is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (USA). 

Phone: 404.727.3704


Tom ElliottThomas W. Elliott, Jr., DMin
Director, Contextual Education II
Director, Teaching Parish Program and Internships
Associate Professor in the Practice of Practical Theology and Methodist Studies

Dr. Elliott facilitates students' placements in their second year ecclesial settings for the Contextual Education Program. He is able to build effective partnerships with area churches given his knowledge and experience as an elder in the North Georgia Conference.

Phone: 404.727.3006


carmen headshotCarmen M. Toussaint
Senior Program Coordinator

Carmen oversees all Contextual Education programs (Contextual Education I, Contextual Education II, Teaching Parish, CPE, and Internships) and is the point person for any questions regarding them. Students, faculty and supervisors should reach out to her with any questions or concerns. 

Phone: 404.727.4178


ward-diane-rec.jpgDiane G. Ward, MDiv
Program Coordinator

Diane supports all Contextual Education programs (Contextual Education I, Contextual Education II, Teaching Parish, CPE, and Internships). She received her MDiv from The Candler School of Theology. Diane brings experience from the non-profit and church sectors



AlexaAlexa Lawhorn, MDiv '25
Contextual Education Intern

Alexa graduated from Miami University of Ohio in 2022 with a Bachelor of Arts in History and Religion. Alexa serves as the intern for the office of Contextual Education supporting staff and programs. Alexa brings experience from serving at Lee Arrendale State Prison as her ConEd 1 site. 



Keith-Menhinick-headshot.jpgKeith A. Menhinick, PhD
Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) Advisor

The Rev. Dr. Keith A. Menhinick is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Spiritual Care and Pastoral Theology, and the Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) Liaison with the Office of Contextual Education. He has seven units of ACPE and experience as a chaplain in healthcare, education, and children's home settings. Students who are interested in CPE can find Keith in his office (Cannon Chapel 309) Tuesdays and Thursdays at 12pm, or by appointment.

Office Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 12pm, or by appointment - CC309



Meet the 2022-2023 Contextual Education Teaching & Site Supervisors






Mailing Address:
Emory University
Candler School of Theology
Office of Contextual Education
1531 Dickey Drive
Atlanta, GA 30322