DepartmentCook School of Intercultural Studies
Biola AffiliationsFaculty



  • Ph.D., University of North Texas
  • M.A., University of North Texas
  • M.A., Seminario Teológico Centroamericano (SETECA)
  • B.A., Bethel College


  • Huang, Lindsey A. (2022). The role of associational life in the development of social capital: Theoretical considerations for Christian NGOs engaged in development initiatives. Missiology: An International Review.
  • Huang, Lindsey A. (2019). Short-term mission trips: Developing the racial and ethnic consciousness of white participants. Journal of Sociology and Christianity. 9(2), 55-73.
  • McGill, J., Huang, L., Davis, E., Humphrey, D., Pak, J., Thacker, A., and J. Tom (2018). Addressing the neglect of students of color: The strategy of life coaching. Journal of Christianity and Sociology. 8(1).
  • Huang, Lindsey A. and Gabe Ignatow. (2017). “The Prosperity Gospel and Individualistic Economic and Social Attitudes in Guatemala.” Interdisciplinary Journal for Research on Religion 13(10).
  • Johnson, Lindsey A. (2014). "Can Short-Term Mission Trips Reduce Prejudice?." Journal for the Sociological Integration of Religion and Society 4(1).
  • Ignatow, Gabriel, Johnson, Lindsey, Madanipour, Ali. (2014). "Global System Theory and ‘Market-friendly’ Religion". Globalizations, 1-15.
  • Ignatow, Gabriel and Lindsey Johnson. (2014). “‘Market Religions’ and Postmodern Globalization Theory.” In Samir Dasgupta and Peter Kivisto (Eds.) Sociology of Postmodernism. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage.


  • “Foreigner Grace”: How Perceptions of Differential Treatment Shapes the Experiences of U.S. Asian American Religious Cross-Cultural Workers. Huang, L. (2022, May 2). Southwest Evangelical Missiological Society, Santa Ana, California.
  • Developing "Thick Skin": The Racialized Experiences of U.S. Religious Cross-Cultural Workers of Color serving with PWIs in International Settings. Huang, L. & Hernández, N. (2021, October 16). Social Scientific Study of Religion Conference, Portland, Oregon, October 2021. Virtual.
  • Toward an Understanding of the Intercultural Communication Experiences of Cross-Cultural Workers of Color. Huang, L. and Hernández, N. Southwest Regional Evangelical Missiological Society, California, March 2021. Virtual/asynchronous due to COVID-19.
  • A Case Study in International Doctoral Student and Supervisor Relationships: Going Above and Beyond. Dzubinski, L.M., Sanchez, J.N., Huang, L., Kim, J., & Wang, D. Conference for Academic Research in Education, Las Vegas, February 2020.
  • Social Science Contributions to an Understanding of Short Term Missions. Southwestern Social Sciences Association, November 2019.
  • The Relevance of Race for the Field of Intercultural Studies. Cook School of Intercultural Studies Roundtable Discussions, Biola University, October, 2019.
  • Understanding Faith-Based Colleges and Universities’ Response to the Rescinding of DACA. Pacific Sociological Association, March 2018.
  • Institutional Blindness: Rectifying the Invisibility of Racial and Ethnic Minority Students. Christian Sociological Association Annual Conference, June 2017.
  • First Generation College Students. Lilly Community Scholarship Grant Recipient Team. Indiana Wesleyan University, Merrillville Campus, July 2016.
  • Gender Equality among Pentecostals in Guatemala: A Promising Future? Society for the Scientific Study of Religion Annual Conference, November 2015.
  • Prosperity Belief and Liberal Individualism: A Study of Economic and Social Attitudes in Guatemala. Society for the Scientific Study of Religion Annual Conference, November 2014.

Areas of Expertise for Media Interviews

  • Cross-Cultural Issues
  • Sociology
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