Jung Choi

Associate Dean for Global and Intercultural Formation; Director, Asian House of Studies; Administrative Faculty


059C Langford


B.A. (Seoul National University, South Korea)
M.Div. (Harvard University)
S.T.M. (Yale University)
Th.D. (Harvard University)

Jung Choi is a scholar-teacher trained in the New Testament and Early Christianity. Before coming to Duke, Dr. Choi was an assistant professor of religious studies at North Carolina Wesleyan College, Rocky Mount, N.C. She is committed to expanding access to theological education and has worked enthusiastically with diverse groups of students, with ample experience in implementing innovative pedagogies and designing programs and courses. As a member of the Methodist-Roman Catholic International Commission (MERCIC), Dr. Choi is committed to ecumenical dialogues at international levels. Dedicated to church ministry both at local and connectional levels, Dr. Choi leads the “Rediscovering the Heart of Methodism” project for future pastors and current Methodist leaders. She serves on the steering committee of the Wesleyan and Methodist Studies unit at the American Academy of Religion and Korean Biblical Colloquium Unit at the Society of Biblical Literature. Dr. Choi is a Woman of Color Fellow of GBHEM, a John Wesley Fellow with A Foundation of Theological Education (AFTE), and a participant of Wabash Fellowship for Religion Faculty in Asian and Pacific Islander Descent at Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion. Her academic interests lie in prophecy in both the ancient Mediterranean and contemporary world concerning race, gender, and power.

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