Dr. Gary Fujino

Gary Fujino, PhD

Professor of Diaspora Studies
Asian Diaspora Specialist
International Experience: Brazil, Japan, Peru & USA





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Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Intercultural Studies, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Deerfield, IL 
  • Master of Theology, World Missions, Dallas Theological Seminary, Dallas, TX
  • Graduate Certificate, Biblical Studies, Multnomah School of the Bible, Portland, OR
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, Theatre, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Dissertation

  • A Forgiving Identity for an Interdependent Context : Takeo Doi's " Amae" and Its Relationship to Conflict in the Church in Japan

Teaching Specializations

  • Diaspora & Immigrant Studies
  • Imagio Dei and Identity
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Non-formal Leadership Development and Discipleship
  • Missiological Perspectives on Globalization and Urbanization

Ministry & Professional Experiences

  • Associate Cluster Strategy Leader for the Japanese Diaspora, International Mission Board, SBC

Presentations

  • “Globalization and Urbanization Trends in World Mega-Regions” (Sept. 2011). Presented at the National Meeting of the Evangelical Missiological Society
  • Lausanne 3rd World Congress on Evangelism, Cape Town, South Africa (Oct. 2010), Delegate
  • “Ethnographic Case Study on 3 Major Evangelistic Campaigns in Tokyo”, 5th Japan Congress on Evangelism, Sapporo (Sept. 2009)

Publications

  • "Globalization and Urbanization Trends in World Mega-Regions," in Reaching the City: Reflections on Urban Mission for the 21st Century, Evangelical Missiological Society Monograph #20, 2012.
  • Co-editor, Reaching the City: Reflections on Urban Mission for the 21st Century, Evangelical Missiological Society Monograph #20, 2012.

Membership in Professional Organizations

  • Japan Lausanne Committee
  • Japan Missiological Society
  • Global Diaspora Network
  • American Society of Missiology
  • Evangelical Missiological Society
  • Evangelical Theological Society

Languages

  • English, native proficiency
  • Japanese, bilingual proficiency