Hak Joon Lee joined the faculty at Fuller Seminary in 2011 as professor of theology and ethics. He came to Fuller with 17 years of teaching experience at New Brunswick Theological Seminary, Drew University, and New York Theological Seminary. He is an ordained Minister of Word and Sacrament in the Presbyterian Church (USA).
Dr. Lee’s current research focuses on trinitarian ethics and public theology in the global era. He has also focused much of his study on the ethics and spirituality of Martin Luther King Jr., and has been invited to be the keynote speaker for the celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day in several cities.
Lee has published several books, including A Paradigm Shift in Korean Churches
(2011), Bridge Builders
(2007), Covenant and Communication: A Christian Moral Conversation with Jürgen Habermas
(2006), We Will Get to the Promised Land: Martin Luther King Jr.’s Communal-Political Spirituality
(2006), and forthcoming, The Great World House: Martin Luther King, Jr. and Global Ethics
, and as well as numerous articles.
In 2007, Lee founded G2G Christian Education Center, a research institute on Asian American Christianity and culture, and published the first systematic curriculum for Korean-American youth: iDentity: A Curriculum for Korean American Christian Youth
. Recently he delivered the Schaff Lectures at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary under the title “God and Globalization.”
Areas of Expertise, Research, Writing, and Teaching:
Christian ethics, Martin Luther King Jr., public theology, Reformed theological ethics, globalization, Asian American theology and ethics