DEPARTMENT: Academic Success Center
POSITION: Academic Advocacy Pgrm Advisor
LOCATION: Main Campus, Harrisonburg | LB 308
PHONE: (540) 432-4132
Byron Peachey has had a variety of roles at EMU since 2002. He currently teaches and advises students for College Success, Senior Seminars, and has led multiple cross-cultural semesters to Guatemala & US/Mexico border, as well as Cuba. He has taught May-term Local Context cross-cultural, which includes immersion in Washington D.C., where he previously lived for 17 years. At EMU he previously served as an Associate Campus Pastor from 2002-2012 while teaching first year courses and Bible classes. He has a Master's degree in Theology from Washington Theological Union, and a Master's in Counseling from EMU. He previously served four years as co-director of Mennonite Central Committee’s work in El Salvador. For 10 years, Peachey was involved in an inner-city mission congregation, Community of Hope in Washington, D.C., where he was a social worker and development director. He manages a small farm and attends Community Mennonite Church. He is married to EMU professor Deanna Durham and has two college age sons.