Affiliate Research Fellows

Abel

Andrew Abel

aabel@hastings.edu

Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Hastings College, Nebraska

Specialization: sociology of religion

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Cao

Nanlai Cao

ncao@hku.hk

Research Assistant Professor, Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Hong Kong

Specialization: anthropology of contemporary China, religion, Christian charity and transnational merchant communities

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chao

Hsing-Kuang Chao

wade0429@go.thu.edu.tw

Associate Professor and Chair, Graduate Institute of Religious Studies, Tunghai University, Taiwan

Specialization: sociology of religion, religion and culture

Laliberte

André Laliberté

andre.laliberte@uottawa.ca

Professor, School of Political Studies, University of Ottawa, Canada

Specialization: relations between state and religion in Chinese societies, Buddhist philanthropy

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Palmer

David A. Palmer

palmer19@hku.hk

Associate Professor of Anthropology, Department of Sociology, the University of Hong Kong

Specialization: religion in China, globalization of Daoism, Baha’i Faith

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Sun

Anna Sun

suna@kenyon.edu

Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Kenyon College, Ohio

Specialization: sociology of religion, sociology of knowledge

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Joy

Kooi Chin Joy Tong

joy.tong@indwes.edu

Assistant Professor, Intercultural Studies, Indiana Wesleyan University.

Specialization: Christianity in China and Chinese societies, Islam in Southeast Asia, business ethics, overseas Chinese, media

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Vala

Carsten T. Vala

cvala@loyola.edu

Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Loyola University Maryland

Specialization: Christianity in China

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Wang Yuting

Yuting Wang

ywang@aus.edu

Assistant Professor, Department of International Studies, American University of Sharjah, the United Arab Emirates 

Specialization: religion and immigrants, Muslims

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Zhai

Jiexia Zhai Autry

jzhaiaut@gmu.edu

Affiliated Research Faculty, Center for Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, George Mason University

Global Fellow at the Center on Faith and International Affairs, Institute for Global Engagement

Specialization: religion, family, China and East Asia, immigration, health

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Zhang

Xuefeng Zhang

xzhang@westmont.edu

Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology/Anthropology, Westmont College, California

Specialization: race and ethnicity, immigration, socialtTheory, social research methods, sociology of religion