On May 2, 2019 the McCormick Theological Seminary Board of Trustees approved faculty appointment of Dr. Jina Kang to a tenure-track faculty position of Assistant Professor of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. Dr. Kang will begin her service with McCormick's on July 1, 2019.
“Dr. Kang brings extraordinary gifts to McCormick,” says President David Crawford, and adds: “She is an engaging lecturer and teacher. Her scholarship is profound and personal, revealing and relevant. We are delighted that Dr. Kang has accepted this appointment and we are excited to welcome her to the McCormick family.”
Currently, Dr. Kang teaches at Loyola Marymount University as a postdoctoral faculty fellow. At Loyola Marymount, she has also served on their faculty as a visiting assistant professor and a lecturer.
In 2017, Dr. Kang earned a Ph.D. in Theology with a major in Old Testament from Fuller Theological Seminary, passing with distinction. She was awarded her M.Div. from Fuller in 2007 and a B.A. in Development Studies from University of California-Berkeley in 2004.
Dr. Kang has published an essay on the “Bible in Korean Resistance against the Japanese Empire (1910-1945)"… more