Education: Doctor of Intercultural Studies, Western Seminary; M.A. in Christian Studies, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; M.A. in Spanish, Middlebury College; B.A. in Spanish, New York University
Research Interests: Biblical allusions in Spanish and English literature; Mission Studies; Korean Popular Culture (Korean Wave, Hallyu)
"The Fairy Tale World of Korean Dramas (K-Dramas): Using Korean Pop Culture for Evangelism." Evangelical Missions Quarterly 55.3 (2019).
"The Catholic and Nahuatl Elements in Juan Rulfo’s Pedro Páramo." Journal of Christianity and Foreign Languages 11 (2010): 14-27. (Christian Association of World Languages)
"The Book of Proverbs in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice." Persuasions: The Jane Austen Journal 36 (2014): 211-213. (The Jane Austen Society of North America)
"Charles Dickens’ Jacob Marley and the Gospel of St Mark." Notes and Queries 61.4 (2014): 547. (Oxford University Press)
"Becoming a Little Child in Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol." The Dickensian (Winter 2015) (Dickens Fellowship, UK)
"The Monkey and the Fish." Evangelical Missions Quarterly 49.2 (2013): 274-280.
"Tess of the D'Urbervilles and the Transfiguration of Christ." Hardy Society Journal 2012 Summer; 8 (2): 66.
"Thomas Hardy's Ironic Use of Scripture in Tess of the D'Urbervilles." Thomas Hardy Yearbook (THY) 2011; 39: 73.
"Thomas Hardy and the Samaritan Woman in the Gospel of John." Hardy Society Journal 9.2 (2013): 77-78.
“Echoes of John the Baptist in William Shakespeare’s Hamlet.” Language in India 14.2 (2014): 234-238.
“Further Biblical Allusions to John the Baptist in Shakespeare’s Hamlet.” Language in India 15.6 (2015).
“Allusions to the Passion of Christ in William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet.” Language in India 15.11 (2015): 174-178.
Dissertation Title: A Missiological Study of the Use of Korean Popular Culture (Hallyu, The Korean Wave) for Evangelism in Japan and Peru.