Graduate Theological Union
Pacific School of Religion
Associate Professor of Educational Ministries
Core Doctoral Faculty Member
At GTU since 2002
PhD, Boston College, 2004
MDiv, Claremont School of Theology, 1994
ThM, Yonsei University, 1989
BA, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, 1987
Current Research and Teaching Interests
Communitarian religious education
Critical Religious Pedagogy
Postcolonial Biblical Studies
Protestant Spiritual Formation in the Global South
Transforming Congregations through Community: Faith Formation from the Seminary to the Church, Louisville, KY: Westminster/JohnKnox Press, 2013.
“Teaching Disruptively: Pedagogical Principles and Strategies for Cultural Diversity and Race,” in Teaching for a Culturally Diverse and Racially Just World, edited by Eleazar Fernandez, Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, 2014.
“Teaching Sexual Ethics in Faith Communities,” in Professional Sexual Ethics and the Practices of Ministry, edited by Patricia Beattie Jung and Darryl W. Stephens, Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 2013.
“Singing Bluegrass in a Mother Tongue: An Asian North American Church Pedagogy,” Journal of Race, Ethnicity, and Religion Volume 3, Issue 2.11 (January 2012).
“Broadening the Boundary of “Textbooks” for Intercultural Communication in Religious Education,” Religious Education 105, no. 3 (Summer 2010): 249-252.
“Toward Liberating Interdependence: Exploring an Intercultural Pedagogy,” Religious Education 105, no. 3 (Summer 2010): 283-298.