Pori Park

Pori Park is an associate professor of religious studies at Arizona State University. Her research
has focused on the interplay among Buddhism, modernity, gender, and globalization. Her recent
publications include Tracts on the Modern Reformation of Korean Buddhism; Trial and Error in
Modernist Reforms: Korean Buddhism under Colonial Rule; “Buddhism in Post-Colonial Korea:
Fundamentalism, Politics, and Challenges”; “The Establishment of Buddhist Nunneries in
Contemporary Korean Buddhism”; “Devotionalism Reclaimed: Remapping of Sacred
Geography in Contemporary Korean Buddhism”; “New Visions for Engaged Buddhism: The
JungTo Society and the Indra’s Net Community Movement in Contemporary Korea.”