Dr. Lalsangkima Pachuau is the John Wesley Beeson Professor of Christian Mission and Dean of Advanced Research Programs at Asbury Seminary. After teaching at the United Theological College, Bangalore, India, for seven years, Dr. Pachuau joined the faculty of Asbury Seminary in 2006. He was the editor of Mission Studies: Journal of the International Association for Mission Studies for eight years (2004-2012). He has also served as a visiting professor in a number of institutions in Asia and Africa. Ordained by the Presbyterian Church of India, Pachuau is a member of Transylvania Presbytery of the PCUSA. His Ph.D. is from Princeton Theological Seminary.