Soojin Chung, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Practical Theology
Director of General Education

Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 5813
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Soojin Chung, PhD, specializes in race, gender, and global Christianity. Prior to coming to APU, she worked as a researcher in the Department of Ethnic Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. She is the author of Adopting for God: The Mission to Change America through Transnational Adoption (NYU Press, 2021), and has published articles and book chapters in various journals and edited volumes.


  • PhD, History and Hermeneutics, Boston University
  • MDiv, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
  • BA, Religious Studies, University of Virginia

Academic Area

  • School of Theology
    • Department of Practical Theology


  • Contextual Theology
  • History of Global Christianity
  • Race, Ethnicity, and Religion