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Sung Deuk Oak 옥성득 
Dongsoon Im and Mija Im Endowed Chair
Associate Professor of Korean Christianity
234A Royce Hall
Department of Asian Languages and Cultures
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1540
Academic Appointments       
2011-now UCLA Im Endowed Chair of Korean Christianity, Associate Professor
                                                            Department of Asian Languages and Cultures                
2012         Ruhr University Bochum, Germany, KHK Visiting Fellow        
2007-11    UCLA Im Scholar of Korean Christianity, Assistant Professor        
2005-07   UCLA Adjunct Assistant Professor of Korean Christianity        
2002-05   UCLA Henry Luce Postdoctoral Fellow, Visiting Assistant Professor
                                                                                 Center for Korean Studies, UCLA
2002       D. Th.     Boston University School of Theology, History of Christianity
1994        M. Th.    Princeton Theological Seminary, History of Christianity
1993        M. Th.    Presbyterian Theological Seminary, History of Christianity
1991         M. Div.  Presbyterian Theological Seminary, History of Christianity
1988        B. A.       Seoul National University, Korean History
1986        B. A.       Seoul National University, English Literature and Language

Book Awards
 Dec. 2020 “Book of the Year,” Korea Christian Publishers Association
                       Dec. 2020 Best book in theology/ministry, Kukmin Daily (Seoul)
                       July 2020 King Sejong Academic Book in Religion,
                                           Publication Promotion Agency of Korea
  Jan. 2016 Second best book in theology, Korea Christian Publishers Association
                     Dec. 2016 Best book in the history of Christianity, Christianity Today Korea
  April 2014 One of the “Fifteen Outstanding Books of 2013 for Mission Studies,”
                                                 the International Bulletin of Missionary Research (New Haven)
                    Dec. 2013 “Book of the Year” by the editor of the Books and Culture (Chicago)
 Dec. 2009 Second best book in the sources of Christian ministry,
                                       Korea Christian Publishers Association (Seoul)