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Hi Everyone!
Name:    DR. Timothy Tseng
Title:    Professor of Church History
Department:    Seminary
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Bio
Academic Degrees & Education
Union Theological Seminary
Ph.D (Church History)
Union Theological Seminary
M.Div (Theology)
New York University
B.A. (Psychology)
Academic Appointments & Experience
Kairos University
Professor of Church History
Canaan Taiwanese Christian Church
Pastor of English ministries
Institute for the Study of Asian American Christianity
Executive Director and Founder
Logos Evangelical Seminary
Adjunct Professor
University of San Francisco
Adjunct Professor
Pacific School of Religion
Adjunct Professor
Graduate Theological Union/American Baptist Seminary of the West
Associate Professor of American Religious History
American Baptist Seminary of the West
Director of the Asian American Center
Colgate Rochester Divinity School/Crozer Theological Seminary
Assistant Professor
Denver Seminary
Assistant Professor of Church History
Awards
Theological Scholar's Grant
2006 Association of Theological Schools (Lilly Endowment) Project: “Persistent Witness: A Documentary History of Asian Protestants in the North American Diaspora” The Changing Face of American Evangelicalism Research Grant
2004-2005 Institute for the Study of American Evangelicals
Wheaton College (Luce Foundation) Project: “The Evangelical Reconstruction of Chinese American Protestantism” Project on Lived Theology
2003-2004 University of Virginia (Lilly Endowment Inc.) Faculty Grant
2001 Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion (Lilly Endowment Inc.) Workshop on Teaching & Learning for Theological School Faculty
2000-2001 Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion (Lilly Endowment Inc.) Participant in the Project on Theology and Race
2000-2001 University of Virginia (Lilly Endowment Inc.) Project on Theology and Community
1997-1998 Loyola College in Maryland (Lilly Endowment Inc.) Women and Twentieth-Century Protestantism Project Research Grant
1996-1997 Andover-Newton Theological School & Institute for the Study of American Evangelicals (Pew Charitable Trusts) Project: “Unbinding Their Souls: Chinese Protestant Women in Twentieth-Century America” Summer Faculty Research Stipend
1996 Louisville Institute for the Study of Protestantism and American Culture
Louisville Presbyterian Seminary (Lilly Endowment Inc.) Project: “Generation to Generation: An Oral-Video History Project Documenting Chinese Protestantism the United States Since World War II” Faculty Grants Seminar for Underrepresented Faculty
February 17-19
1995. Association of Theological Schools Dissertation Fellowship
1992-1993 Louisville Institute for the Study of Protestantism and American Culture
Louisville Presbyterian Seminary (Lilly Endowment Inc.)
Affiliations
American Academy of Religion

American Historical Association

American Society of Church History

Association for Asian American Studies

Organization of American Historians
Publications & Presentations
With David Yoo “History of Religion in Asian America,” Oxford Handbook of Asian American history edited by David Yoo and Eiichiro Azuma (Oxford University Press, forthcoming)

“Religious Leaders,” Asian and Oceanic American Religious Cultures Encyclopedia to be edited by Fumitaka Matsuoka and Jane Iwamura (ABC-CLIO)

Asian American Christianity: A Reader. Co-edited with Dr. Viji Nakka-Cammauf. (Institute for the Study of Asian American Christianity, August 2009)

The Growth of Chinese Churches in the Bay Area: The 2008 Report of the Bay Area Chinese Churches Research Project Co-edited with Dr. James Chuck. (Institute for the Study of Asian American Christianity, March 2009)

Conversations on Forming Asian American Evangelical Theologies Co-edited with D.J. Chuang. (L2 Foundation, 2006)

Asian American Religious Leadership Today: A Preliminary Inquiry (Durham, NC: Duke Divinity School, 2005)

American Baptist Quarterly XXI:3 (September, 2002). “Exploring Asian American Christianity: Its Past, Present, and Future.”

American Baptist Quarterly XX:2 (June, 2001). “Celebrating the Sesquicentennial of Rochester Theological Seminary.”
Books
Book Chapter: “The Multicultural Future of American Evangelicalism,” The Future of Evangelicalism in America edited by Mark R. Silk and Candy Brown. (New York: Columbia University Press, forthcoming)

Book: Trans-Pacific Transpositions: Protestantism in Chinese America (tentative title).

Book: Persistent Witness: A Documentary History of Asian American Christianity [co-edited with Hyung Shin Park].

“Children of Light: Following Jesus in Public Life” in Honoring the Generations: Learning with Asian North American Congregations, edited by M. Sydney Park, Soong-Chan Rah, and Al Tizon (Judson Press, 2012): 148–168.

“Polity, Theology, and Ethnicity: Three Factors in the History of Asian American Baptists in Twentieth-Century America” in Baptist History Celebration – 2007 (Particular Baptist Press, 2008): 488-496.

“Polity, Theology, and Ethnicity: Three Factors in the History of Asian American Baptists in Twentieth-Century America” in Baptist History Celebration – 2007 (Particular Baptist Press, 2008): 488-496.

“Beyond Orientalism and Assimilation: The Asian American as Historical Subject” in Realizing the America of our Hearts: Theological Voices of Asian Americans edited by Fumitaka Matsuoka and Eleazar S. Fernandez. (Chalice Press, 2003): 55-72.

“Trans-Pacific Transpositions: Continuities and discontinuities in Chinese North American Protestantism,” Revealing the Sacred in Asian and Pacific America edited by Jane Naomi Iwamura and Paul Spickard (Routledge, 2003): 241-271.

“Unbinding Their Souls: Chinese Protestant Women in Twentieth-Century America,” Women and Twentieth-Century Protestantism edited by Margaret Lamberts Bendroth and Virginia Lieson Brereton (Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2002): 136-163.

“The Reawakening of Evangelical Social Consciousness” co-authored with Janet Furness (Roberts Wesleyan College) in The Social Gospel Today, edited by Christopher Evans (Louisville, KY: Westminster/John Knox, 2001): 114-125.

"Chinese Protestant Nationalism in the United States, 1880-1927," New Spiritual Homes: Religion and Asian Americans, edited by David Yoo (University of Hawaii Press, 1999): 19- 51 [Originally published in Amerasia Journal 22:1 (1996): 31-56.]
Teaching
American Religious History

Asian American Christianity (also as a GTU Ph.D. seminar)

Cultures of East Asia: Philosophy & Religion

Evangelicalism and Pentecostalism in the Modern World

History of Christianity courses (Early, Medieval, Reformation, Modern, Global and Multicultural Perspectives)

History of Trans-Pacific Christianity Since 1500

Race and Religion in U.S. History (also as a GTU Ph.D. seminar)

Religion in 20th Century United States: An Oral History Approach

Religion in the American West (GTU Ph.D. seminar)

Women and Religion in U.S. History
ON SOCIAL MEDIA
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