Contributor Profile

Rebecca Y. Kim

Rebecca Y. Kim is the Frank R. Seaver Chair of Social Science and professor of sociology and director of the ethnic studies program at Pepperdine University. She specializes in and has published widely on immigration, race, and religion, particularly related to Asian American evangelicals. Kim is the author of God’s New Whiz Kids? Korean American Evangelicals on Campus (New York University Press, 2006) and The Spirit Moves West: Korean Missionaries in America (Oxford University Press, 2015). She has recently conducted research as a co-investigator of the Religious Leadership and Diversity Project. Kim is currently conducting research as part of the Landscape Study of Chaplaincy and Campus Ministry in the United States.