About Chaplain Threatt
Rev. Dr. Louis Threatt was born in Sacramento, Ca. and was later raised in Atlanta, Ga. He is a veteran of the United States Air Force. Dr. Threatt has degrees in Physics, with a minor in Mathematics from NC Central University, a Master of Divinity degree from Duke Divinity School with a focus on Prison Studies and a Doctor of Ministry from Drew University where his dissertation addresses Pastoral Care and Incarceration and how to become a RE-Entry church.
Rev. Dr. Threatt currently serves as the Senior Chaplain at Orange Correctional Center and as the Executive Director of the Alamance Orange Prison Ministry. As well as, a Special programs Instructor at Duke Divinity School, teaching and assisting with the Prison Studies certificate helping students to think theologically about prison ministry and Restorative Justice. Dr. Threatt, is an ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), and has served in several roles such as Senior Pastor, Campus Minister at NCCU, Executive Director, High School Science and Math Teacher, GED Instructor in Durham County Jail, a Chaplain in the Federal Prison, and a Chaplain at a youth detention center. Dr. Threatt has also served as a Chaplain in Wake Med Health and Hospitals. Other work experience includes working as an Aircraft Electrician, Graphic designer, Nuclear Physicist, Biomedical Technician and a Counselor/Mentor for Inner-City youth, Director of Project TURN, which creates academic training and spiritual development for all participants, including juveniles in the state and federal prisons.