Soojin Chung, PhD

Director, Overseas Ministries Study Center at Princeton Theological Seminary
Editor, International Bulletin of Mission Research

Soojin Chung is Director of the Overseas Ministries Study Center and Editor of the International Bulletin of Mission Research at Princeton Theological Seminary. She is the convener of the Princeton World Christianity Conference Gerald H. Anderson Lectures and serves as the panelist of Humanities Initiatives of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

She previously served as Associate Professor in the School of Theology and Director of General Education under the Office of the Provost at Azusa Pacific University. She was the principal investigator of the Hispanic Serving Institution Grant funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and Vocation Academy Grant funded by the Council of Independent Colleges and Lilly Endowment.

Chung is the author of Adopting for God: The Mission to Change America through Transnational Adoption (New York University Press, 2021) and has published articles and book chapters in various journals and edited volumes. She previously served as Associate Editor of Missiology: An International Review. Her current research explores racism, ethnocentrism, and xenophobia in world Christianity.

She spent several years in India, Thailand, Japan, and China, working with local mission organizations and conducting community-based research on the relationship between ethnicity and religious experience. She received her B.A. from the University of Virginia, M.Div. from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and Ph.D. in World Christianity from Boston University.

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