PhD Student Profile: Garam Han

Area of Study: Christian Education and Congregational Studies

Garam Han

Han, Garam is currently a doctoral student in Christian Education and Congregational Studies. Her research interest is Korean women’s identity formation from an East Asian Postcolonial Eco-Feminist perspective. Garam was born and raised in South Korea. Garam graduated from Hannam University, Daejeon, with two bachelor’s degrees, one in Christian studies and the other in English language and literature (Teaching Children in English). She earned three master’s, degrees—a master of divinity, a master of arts in practical theology, and a master of theology in Christian education from Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Georgia. Garam is ready to receive a call in the Presbyterian Church (USA). She is passionate about designing a curriculum for the church, particularly building transnational and intercultural conversation through church curriculum, not only for the Presbyterian Church in the U.S. but also for the Korean Presbyterian Church in South Korea.

Papers and Publications


“Water Flow from East to West: Interdependence.” In Gonna Trouble the Water, edited by Miguel A. De La Torre. Cleveland OH: Pilgrim Press, 2021.


“The Groaning of Women in the Korean #MeToo Movement.” Religious Education Association Annual Meeting 2021, July 5-10, 2021.

“Water Flow from East to West: Interdependence.” Inaugural Conference on the Intersection of Water and Environmental Racism, Iliff School of Theology, Denver, CO, October 24-25, 2019.