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Meet Panelists and Session Chairs of the 29th USCCA International Conference

As we look forward to celebrating the USCCA's 35th anniversary at the 29th International USCCA Conference, we invite you this week to learn about more of the panelists and session chairs presenting on topics pertaining to theology, history, and the life of the Church in China:

Dr. Brent Fulton is Founder of ChinaSource, which serves as a platform for facilitating informed discussion around critical issues facing China and its church. His publications include China’s Urban Christians: A Light That Cannot Be Hidden (Pickwick, 2015). Dr. Fulton holds M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in political science from the University of Southern California and a BA in radio-TV-film from Messiah College.

Sr. Xiaoping Guo is a religious sister from the Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Mary in China. She has earned two Masters and a Ph.D. from Boston College. In the past thirty years of religious life, she has carried out various ministries, such as teaching at Catholic Seminary, leading retreat, and serving as general superior of the congregation. She is currently teaching at Sheshan Seminary in Shanghai. 

Sr. Antoinette Gutzler, a Maryknoll Sister, holds a doctorate in systematic theology from Fordham University.  She has served in mission in Tanzania, East Africa and in Taiwan where she first directed a center for factory workers. After completing her theology studies, Sr. Gutzler was associate professor of theology at St. Robert Bellarmine School of Theology in Taipei until her election to the Leadership Team of the Maryknoll Sisters in 2014. 

Jan Kwee graduated with a degree in China Studies from the University of Cologne, Germany, with a one-year study visit at Nanjing University (2005 to 2006) in China. Since February 2010 he has been working at the Catholic China-Zentrum e.V. in Sankt Augustin, Germany, where he is—among other things—responsible for mediating a variety of Chinese Church project requests to the according aid agencies, dioceses and religious orders.

Andrea Lee is Content Manager at ChinaSource. Holding a B.A. in Chinese Language and Literature from Tunghai University and an M.A. in Comparative Literature from SOAS, UK, she has a profound understanding of cultural narratives, which she applied in academic and editorial contexts before joining ChinaSource. Originally from Taiwan, Andrea's career spans significant contributions to Chinese Christian ministries and extensive editorial work. 

Register today to ensure your opportunity to participate as an attendee at the upcoming conference. After registering yourself, remember to share this information by forwarding it to your friends! We look forward to seeing you at DePaul University on August 2–4, 2024.


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