Jermaine Ma, PhD

Jermaine Ma, PhD, currently teaches at The Seattle School as Visiting Faculty of Interdisciplinary Studies. She has recently returned to the Seattle area after living, serving and studying overseas for over a decade. Her research interests include interpersonal trust, and the intersection of faith and culture in crosscutural contexts. As a third-generation Chinese American she is currently researching her family’s history and immigration story from China to Hawaii, and the role of intergenerational trauma especially among Asian Americans. She also serves as the Scholar in Residence for Summit Clear, a nonprofit organization that focuses on spiritual formation and leadership development.