Ecological Civilization in Korea

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Korea
Jaedon Lee is Chairman of The Environmental Service Committee in Korean Catholic Seoul Archdiocese, professor of Catholic Graduate School of Life. He is one of the pioneers in environmental movement in Korean Catholic church. His doctoral dissertation of Toronto University was on the study of Thomas Berry’s thought.
Kumsil Kang is Advisory lawyer of law partners One, former Minister of Justice Department and former vice president of Lawyers for Democratic Society. After Worked as judge and lawyer, she appointed to the first female Minister of Justice Department in the government of President Moohyun Rho. She founded the People for Earth forum, focused on jurisprudence.
Wangjin Seo is President of the Seoul Institute, the think-tank of Seoul Metropolitan City. He received his doctoral degree of environmental policies at University of Delaware, and founded the Institute of Environmental Justice. He also worked as special policy secretary with Mayor of Seoul Metropolitan City, Park Wonsoon.
Gunna Jung is Economics professor of Hanshin University, research fellow of The Center for Process Studies in Claremont School of Theology. He got his Ph. D of labor economics at Seoul National University and worked as vice president of NGO the Hope Institute. He is also board member of Seoul Institute and 50+ foundation.
Sangil Kim is Co-director of The Center for Process Studies, director of Han Thought Institute, former philosophy professor of Hanshin University, former chairman of Korea Whitehead Academy. He got his doctoral degree at Claremont Graduate School and wrote more than fifteen books on comparative religion.
Kyungmin Lee is Professor of Medical School, Seoul National University. Majoring in neuroscience and artificial intelligence, he is interested in the addiction of computer game. His research field also covers the dialogue between religion and science.
Heejong Woo is Dean of College of Veterinary Medicine, Seoul National University. He received Ph. D in Pharmacy in Tokyo University, and taught at Boston University. He is an important specialist in Creutzfeldt Jacob Disease (called mad cow disease).
Sungwook Hong is Professor of Program in History and Philosophy of Science, Seoul National University. Former professor of Toronto University. As a leading figure in STS (Science and Technology in Society) studies in Korea, he wrote many articles on debating issues.
Kiwon Song is Biochemistry professor of Yonsei University, chairman of Academic Society on Vision of Ecozoic Era in People for Earth forum. She got doctoral degree at Cornell University, and specialized in cell division and differentiation.
Chul Chun is Systematic theology professor of Hanshin University, director of The Center for Religion and Science at Hanshin University. He got his doctoral degree at the Heidelberg University in Germany.
Jiye Shin is Co-chairman of Seoul Branch, Korean Green Party. She finished her alternative education in Haja workshop school in Seoul, and founded social enterprise Youth Platform. She ran for proportional representation of Green Party in 20 th general election.
Yunjeong Han is Research fellow of The Center for Process Studies, former director of culture office of The Kyunghyang Daily News, former board member of The Kwanhun Club. She received Ph. D of Comparative literature at Yonsei University.
Dongwoo Lee is Director of the EcoCiv Korea project of the Center for Process Studies, and pastor of Pasadena Presbyterian Church (PCUSA). He got master degree at San Francisco Theological Seminary and completed doctoral coursework at Claremont School of Theology.
Jongmok Kim is Editor of Mobile News of The Kyunghyang Daily News. He studied philosophy in Sogang University and worked as reporter of social affairs, politics, and culture office of The Kyunghyang Daily News.

US
John B. Cobb, Jr. is described by historian Gary Dorrien as one of the two most important North American theologians of the twentieth century, Cobb is the preeminent scholar in the field of process philosophy and process theology, and the author of more than fifty books. In 2014, he was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He founded The Center for Process Studies at Claremont School of Theology with his colleague scholar David Griffin.
David Korten is a co-founder and board chair of YES! Magazine, co-chair of the New Economy Working Group, founder and president of the Living Economies Forum, a member of the Club of Rome, a founding board member emeritus of the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies, a former Associate of the International Forum on Globalization, and a former Harvard Business School professor.
Brian Swimme is a professor of evolutionary cosmology at the California Institute of Integral Studies, in San Francisco. Influenced by the work of Thomas Berry, Swimme is well-known for his Emmy-winning film “Journey of the Universe;” and best-selling book of the same name, which draws together scientific discoveries in astronomy, geology and biology, with humanistic insights concerning the nature of the universe.
Philip Clayton is Ingraham Professor of Theology at Claremont School of Theology. His specializations are in philosophical theology, interface between science and religion, and the history of modern metaphysics. He won the Templeton Prize for Outstanding Books in Science and Religion. He established non-profit organization Toward Ecological Civilization.
Wm. Andrew Schwartz is Executive Director of the Center for Process Studies and Co-Founder and Executive Vice President of EcoCiv. He is a scholar, organizer, and non-profit administrator. Andrew earned his Ph.D. in Philosophy of Religion and Theology at Claremont Graduate University. Recently, his work has been focused on high–impact philosophy and the role of big ideas in the transition toward an ecological civilization.
Zhihe Wang is Director of China project of The Center for Process Studies. He is former member of Chinese Academy of Social Science and got Ph. D in Claremont Graduate University. He founded Institute of Postmodern Development in China, which organized international conferences, helped establish more than 30 research institute on Process thought in China.
Meijun Fan is former Vice-Chair and Professor of the Philosophy Department at Beijing Normal University, China. She completed doctoral studies at Beijing Normal University, specializing in Chinese traditional aesthetics and aesthetical education. She currently serves as Program Director for the Institute for Postmodern Development of China, and Co-Director of the China Project of the Center for Process Studies in Claremont, CA.
Eugene Shirley Founding president and CEO of Pando Populus and a long-time social impact entrepreneur. For twenty-five years, he produced prime-time programming for PBS and thirty countries. He was founding CEO of a text analytics firm. And he is a former Jennings Randilpf Fellow at the U.S. Institute of Peace.
Karenna Gore is an attorney, advocate, writer and educator, and serves as Director of the Center for Earth Ethics at Union Theological Seminary. Her past experience includes work in the legal center of Sanctuary for Families, which serves victims of domestic violence and trafficking. Karenna is a graduate of Harvard College, Columbia Law School and Union Theological Seminary. She is the eldest child of Al and Tipper Gore and lives in New York City with her three children.
Ken Kitatani is an ordained clergyperson in the Sukyo Mahikari Centers for Spiritual Development and a well known cultural and environmental activist. He currently serves as the Executive Director of the Forum 21 Institute, a public forum for NGO’s at the United Nations particularly concerned with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. He also is the USA representative of Women In Need International, and an adviser to the Happiness Alliance that promotes Gross National Happiness (GNH).
Sandra Lubarsky is Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies and former Director of the Master of Liberals Studies Program at Northern Arizona University. She earned her Ph.D. in philosophy of religion from Claremont Graduate University and writes and speaks frequently on religious pluralism and tolerance and on the importance of beauty as a value system for the 21st century.
Lissa McCullough is independent scholar who teaches philosophy at California State University, Dominguez Hills. She works as a professional academic editor. Her concern is with fundamental coherent thinking and cooperative social-political-interspecies endeavor that empower new potentialities of biophilic good out of the emergency of global catastrophe.
Andy Shrader is Director of Environmental Affairs, Water Policy & Sustainability for the 5th District of the City of Los Angeles. He advises Councilmember Paul Koretz on issues related to the environment, climate change, water policy, technology and sustainability, working to ensure the city can meet its present economic, environmental, and sociopolitical needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.
Albert Park is Associate Professor of History at Claremont McKenna College, and Co-Principal Investigator for EnviroLab Asia. His areas of expertise includes Design & Architecture, East Asian History & Political Economy, Korean History, Modern Japanese History. His recent publications include Building a Heaven on Earth: Religion, Activism and Protest in Japanese Occupied Korea (2015).
Steve Sabicer is Executive Director of Sustainable Claremont, and Founder and Principal of The Sabicer Group. Steve is a strategic communications consultant with more than a decade of experience convincing key audiences to move from awareness to action. Steve’s focus is on building integrated marketing strategy and business development for the healthcare and sustainability industries.

한국
이재돈 가톨릭 서울대교구 환경사목위원장, 가톨릭대 생명대학원 교수. 한국가톨릭교회에서 환경운동을 시작한 개척자이며, 캐나다 토론토대에서 토마스 베리 연구로 박사학위를 받았다.
강금실 법무법인 원 고문변호사, 전 법무부 장관, 지구와사람 포럼 대표. 판사, 민주화를위한변호사모임 부회장을 거쳐 여성으로 첫 법무부 장관(2003~2004)을 지냈다. 지구법을 중심으로 한 지식공동체 지구와사람을 창립했다.
서왕진 서울연구원장. 미 델러웨어대에서 에너지와 환경정책 박사학위를 받았으며 환경정의연구소장, 서울시장 정책특보를 거쳐 서울시 싱크탱크인 서울연구원 원장으로 일하고 있다.
정건화 한신대 경제학과 교수, 클레어몬트신학대학원 과정사상연구소 연구원. 서울대에서 경제학 박사학위를 받았으며 서울동북4구도시재생지원협력센터장, 희망제작소 부소장을 지냈다. 현재 서울연구원, 희망50+재단 이사.
김상일 과정사상연구소 코리아프로젝트 디렉터, 전 한신대 철학과 교수. 클레어몬트대학원에서 박사학위를 받았으며 한국화이트헤드학회장을 지냈다.
이경민 서울대 의대 교수, 포스트휴먼 프로젝트 연구원. 신경과학, 인공지능을 연구하며 초대 게임이용자보호센터장이다.
홍성욱 서울대 과학사 및 과학철학 협동과정 교수. 서울대에서 박사학위를 받고 토론토대 교수를 지냈다. 과학과 사회의 접점이 주요 연구분야다.
송기원 연세대 생화학과 교수. 미 코넬대에서 박사학위를 받았으며 세포분열 및 분화조절이 주요 연구분야다. 지구와사람 포럼 생태대연구회장을 맡고 있다.
전철 한신대 신학과 교수, 포스트휴먼 프로젝트 연구원. 독일 하이델베르크대에서 조직신학 박사학위를 받았으며 한신대 종교와과학연구센터장이다.
신지예 서울녹색당 서울위원장. 대안학교인 하자작업장 학교에 다녔고 사회적 기업 청년들의 플랫폼을 창업했다. 20대 총선에 녹색당 비례대표로 출마했다.
한윤정 과정사상연구소 연구원, 경향신문 사회부, 경제부, 문화부 기자와 문화부장으로 일했으며 연세대 비교문학협동과정에서 박사학위를 받았다.
이동우 과정사상연구소 공동디렉터. 클레어몬트신학대학원 박사과정에 재학중이며 미 패서디나장로교회 담임목사로 일하고 있다.
김종목 경향신문 편집국 차장. 서강대 철학과를 졸업하고 경향신문 사회부, 정치부, 문화부 기자를 거쳐 모바일팀장으로 일하고 있다.

미국
존 캅 클레어몬트신학대학원 명예교수, 과정철학자이자 신학자, 환경운동가. 시카고대에서 화이트헤드의 제자인 하츠혼의 지도로 박사학위를 받았으며 동료 데이비드 그리핀과 함께 과정사상연구소를 창립했다. 20세기 북미의 가장 중요한 2대(다른 한 명은 로즈마리 류터) 신학자(역사가 게리 도리언)로 꼽힌다. 50여권의 저서를 냈으며 미국예술과학아카데미 회원이다.
데이비드 코르텐 작가이며 전 하버드 비즈니스스쿨 교수, 정치운동가. 스탠퍼드대에서 경영학 박사학위를 받은 뒤 니카라과, 파키스탄, 인도, 스리랑카 등 저개발국가의 경제발전 자문역으로 일하면서 채무에 기반한 경제개발이 대다수 인구를 가난하게 만들며 자원을 고갈시키는 글로벌경제의 문제점을 인식하고 이의 개선을 위해 일해왔다.
브라이언 스윔 수리물리학자이며 샌프란시스코 융합학문연구소 교수이다. 과학적 우주론과 전통적인 종교가 가진 비전 사이의 관계를 연구한 뒤 생태신학자인 토마스 베리 신부와 함께 를 썼다. 이 책에 관심을 갖는 사람들과 함께 국제포럼인 EES(Epic of Evolution Society)를 설립했다.
필립 클레이튼 클레어몬트신학대학원 교수. 예일대에서 박사학위를 받은 과학과 종교 철학 분야의 명망 있는 학자이며 비영리법인 Toward Ecological Civilization을 창립했다.
앤드류 슈왈츠 클레어몬트대학원에서 종교철학 박사학위를 받았다. 과정사상연구소 사무국 디렉터이자 Toward Ecological Civilization의 공동창립자이다.
왕쩌허 과정사상연구소 차이나프로젝트 디렉터. 중국사회과학원 연구원을 거쳐 클레어몬트대학원 종교학과에서 박사학위를 받았다. 중국에 과정사상을 소개하고 생태문명을 촉진하는 중국후현대발전연구원을 창립했다.
판메이준 과정사상연구소 차이나프로젝트 공동디렉터, 중국 베이징사범대에서 박사학위를 받은 뒤 같은 대학 철학과 교수를 지냈다. 중국 전통 철학과 미학 분야의 전문가로 미국과 중국의 학술교류를 촉진한다.
유진 셜리 판도포퓰러스 대표. PBS 프로듀서로 30여년간 일했으며 시민단체 판도포퓰러스를 만들어 LA카운티를 중심으로 지방정부와 시민의 중간에서 환경친화적 삶과 생태문명의 실현을 지원한다.
카렌나 고어 작가이자 저널리스트, 변호사. 미국 부통령이었던 앨 고어의 딸로 하버드대와 컬럼비아 로스쿨, 유니온 신학대학원에서 공부했다. 2000년 아버지의 대선캠프에서 일했으며 환경, 인권 분야 NGO 활동가로 일하고 있다.
켄 기타타니 목사이자 영적 환경운동가로 생태문명을 위한 생활양식, 조직, 정책을 연구하고 변화를 이끌어내는 ‘포럼21’의 대표를 맡고 있다. 일본계 미국인인 그는 뉴욕에서 UN과 함께 일하면서 UN의 지속가능발전목표(SDGs) 수립에 참여했다.
샌드라 루바스키 노스캐롤라이나 애팔래치안 주립대의 지속가능발전학과 교수로 아름다움과 지속가능성, 환경인문학, 재마법화 전략 등을 강의하고 있다. 지속가능성과 고등교육, 미학의 관계를 탐구하는 강의와 집필에 주력한다.
리자 맥컬러프 철학자이자 작가, 학술전문 편집자. 캘리포니아주립대 도밍게즈힐 분교에서 철학을 가르치고 있다. 베이유, 데리다, 키에르케고르, 니체 등에 대한 책을 썼으며 아르코산티를 건설한 건축가 파올로 솔레리를 깊이 연구했다.
앤디 슈레이더 LA시의회 의원인 폴 코르테즈의 환경, 물, 지속가능성 정책 보좌관. LA와 캘리포니아에서 일회용 비닐백을 추방하는 시민운동을 벌였으며 배우 더스틴 호프먼, 가수 신디 크로포드 등 유명인사의 스피치 라이터로 일했다.
알버트 박 클레어몬트 맥케나 컬리지 역사학과 교수, 클레어몬트 컬리지즈 인비로랩(환경연구) 아시아 공동 책임자. 시카고대 역사학과에서 일제시대 한국 농촌의 종교와 이데올로기 연구로 박사학위를 받았다.
스티브 사비서 지속가능한 클레어몬트(Sustainable Claremont) 대표. 사비서그룹을 창립해 전략적 커뮤니케이션 컨설턴트로 일했다. 헬스케어와 환경관련 산업에 마케팅 기법을 통합시키는데 관심을 갖고 있다.

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