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Lisa Hoff

Lisa Hoff

Director, Kim School of Global Missions | Chair of Intercultural Studies | Associate Professor of Intercultural Studiesoffice: 909-687-1672

Lisa Hoff is an Associate Professor of Intercultural Studies and Director of the M.A.I.S. at Gateway Seminary. Dr. Hoff graduated with an M.Div. and M.A.I.S. from Gateway prior to pursuing her Ph.D. in Intercultural Studies at Biola University. Her doctoral research focused on rapid urbanization and the sociological consequences for women and minorities in one of China’s fastest growing urban centers. In addition to serving as co-editor for the International Journal of Urban Transformation, Lisa continues to publish and present on topics related to cultural diversity, urbanization, and women in society.

Prior to her faculty appointment, Dr. Hoff lived in East Asia for fifteen years as an educator, intercultural trainer, and business entrepreneur. She supervised the work of multicultural and multinational teams engaged in strategic planning and cultural engagement throughout the region. She currently serves on the board for two global training organizations and provides seminary education to Christian leaders in countries around the world. Lisa values the opportunity to engage new cultures, develop diverse friendships, and serve her local church.

Degrees & Accolades

Ph.D. Biola University
M.A.I.S. Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary
M.Div. Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary
B.A. William Jewell College