Assistant Professor, Department of Religious Studies, DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana (2014- present)
Education: Columbia University,
Ph.D. in East Asian Languages and Cultures, 2014 (with distinction)
Dissertation: “Transcending Locality and Creating Identity: Shinra Myōjin, a Korea Deity in Japan”
M.A., Korea University (Philosophy) & B.A, Sogang University (History) in S. Korea
I am currently working on a book project on Shinra Myōjin (tentative title: The Network of the Buddhist Deities in the East Asian Mediterranean).
Two book chapters (one on Shinra Myōjin, the other one on modern Korean Buddhism) are forthcoming.