Rev. Dr. Boyung Lee
Associate Professor of Practical Theology, Education and Spiritual Formation
Director of the API Initiative
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Rev. Dr. Boyung Lee, Associate Professor of Practical Theology, Education and Spiritual Formation, Director, Changemaker Fellowship Program, Director, API Program Initiative, a native of Korea, has been teaching at PSR since 2002, and became the first woman of color to receive a tenure in 2007.

Dr. Lee’s research and teaching interests include Intercultural/Interreligious Pedagogy; Critical Religious Pedagogy; Postcolonial Biblical Studies; Asian/Feminist Theology; Protestant Spiritual Formation in the Global South. She is the author of Transforming Congregations Through Community: Faith Formation From the Seminary to the Church (Westminster/John Knox Press, 2013) and many articles, and is currently finishing “I & II Kings” as a part of a theological commentary, belief series.

Academic Credentials
Bachelor of Arts in Theology, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, 1987
Master of Theology, Yonsei University, 1989
Master of Divinity, Claremont School of Theology, 1994
Ph.D. in Theology and Education, Boston College, 2004


Transforming Congregations through Community: Faith Formation from the Seminary to the Church (2013)

“I & II Kings,” in Theological Commentary on the Bible Series Vol. 8 (forthcoming)

“Teaching Postcolonial Feminist Gospels in Postcolonial Feminist Ways,” in Postcolonial Feminist Companion of the Gospels, edited by Musa Dube (forthcoming).

“Teaching Disruptively: Pedagogical Principles and Strategies for Cultural Diversity and Race,” in Teaching for a Culturally Diverse and Racially Just World, edited by Eleazar Fernandez (2014)

“Teaching Sexual Ethics in Faith Communities,” in Professional Sexual Ethics and the Practices of Ministry, edited by Patricia Beattie Jung and Darryl W. Stephens (2013)