Wai Ching Angela Wong, PhD

Vice President for Programs

Wai Ching Wong lives and grew up in Hong Kong and received her doctorate from the University of Chicago. She was a long-time faculty member of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, serving the Department of Cultural and Religious Studies, and headed the Graduate Divisions of Cultural Studies and Gender Studies, the Gender Research Centre, and many academic programs. Ecumenically committed, she was a member of the board of trustees of the United Board  (2002-2012) and the Presidium of Christian Conference of Asia (2000-2005); the chairperson (1995-1999) and regional secretary (1993-1995) of the World Student Christian Federation; and co-moderator of the Congress of Asian Theologians (2000-2004). As an academic, she has published widely in Chinese and English on topics of religion, gender, and culture in Asia.