Leadership

Executive Council

Officers

President (2-year term):

Fenggang Yang, fyang@purdue.edu (Fall 2018-Summer 2020), Purdue University, then Past President (2020-22), USA.

Vice President (2-year term):

Francis Jae-ryong Song,    jrsong@khu.ac.kr (Fall 2018-Summer 2020), Kyung Hee University, then President (2020-22), Korea.

Yoshihide Sakurai, saku@let.hokudai.ac.jp (Fall 2020-Summer 2022), Hokkaido University, Japan.

General Secretary (4-year term):

Kwang Suk Yoo,   yoo.kwangsuk@ucr.ac.cr (Fall 2018-Summer 2022), University of Costa Rica, Costa Rica.

Treasurer (4-year term):

Young-bin Lim,   fcslim@hanmail.net (Fall 2018-Summer 2022), Yonsei University, Korea.

Council Members (3-year term)

Standing Committee

Publication Committee

Chair: Gordon Melton, Baylor University, USA. JGordon_Melton@baylor.edu

  1. Sakurai Yoshihide, Hokkaido University, Japan. saku@let.hokudai.ac.jp
  2. Mark Mullins, University of Auckland, New Zealand. m.mullins@auckland.ac.nz
  3. Francis Lim, Nanyang Technology University, Singapore. fkglim@ntu.edu.sg

International Liasion Commiittee

Chair: André Laliberté, University of Ottawa, Canada. Andre.Laliberte@uottawa.ca

  1. Cho Kyuhoon, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Korea. khcho228@yahoo.com
  2. Huang Weishan, Chinese University of Honk Kong, China. weishan@cuhk.edu.hk 
  3. Tomoko Fukuda, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Chiba University, Japan. fukuda@faculty.chiba-u.jp

Development Committee

Chair: William Ng, Hong Kong Baptist University, China. mtcarmel63@gmail.com

  1. Yang Weihong, the Dean of the Faculty of History at Lanzhou University, China. lsxb@lzu.edu.cn
  2. Lee Y. C., the Chair of the Centre for Religious Studies at National Chengchi University,   Taiwan.                dharma0958@gmail.com
  3. Jong-Hyun Jung at the School of Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University,   Singapore.     jhjung@ntu.edu.sg 

Regional Liaisons

Korea

Japan

China mainland

Taiwan

Singapore

Hong Kong

Vietnam

USA

Canada

Europe

Australia & New Zealand