About the Organizers

The Northeast Asia Reconciliation Initiative is grounded in mutually transformative relationships between partner organizations and leaders who provide diverse gifts and resources to support the initiative. Current partners include:

  • Duke Divinity School
  • Mennonite Central Committee
  • Representatives from institutions in Northeast Asia

Collaboration Council, Northeast Asia Reconciliation Initiative

Hae Young Choi
Professor, Catholic University of Korea

Atsuyoshi Fujiwara  
Professor of Theology, Aoyama Gakuin University

Yuko Fukushima  Professor and University Chaplain, Aoyama Gakuin University

Katsuki Hirano    
Chair, School of Preachers Japan; Pastor, United Church of Japan

Jongho Kim
International Fellowship of Evangelical Students, Asia

Xi Lian
Professor of World Christianity, Duke Divinity School

Lung-Kwong Lo
Director Emeritus, Divinity School of Chung Chi College, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Chris Rice 
(Forum Convener)
Northeast Asia Representative, Mennonite Central Committee; Senior Fellow for Northeast Asia, Duke Divinity School

Bernard Wong
Associate Dean and Assistant Professor in Theological Studies, China Graduate School of Theology, Hong Kong