Field Education Director
Dr. Lilu Chen is a trained chaplain and Religious Studies scholar. She was first introduced to chaplaincy through the Sati Center’s Buddhist Chaplaincy Training. After several transformative encounters as a spiritual care volunteer at Stanford Health Care, she went on to complete her Clinical Pastoral Education at Sequoia Hospital (Redwood City) and Kaiser Permanente (San Leandro). Dr. Chen is a member of Insight Meditation Center in Redwood City, where she facilitates a dharma group for Asian American meditators.
PhD, Stanford University
BA, Carleton College
- Chinese Heirs to Muhammad: Writing Islamic History in Early Modern China. Gorgias Press, 2020.
- “Writing Cosmopolitan History in 19th century China: Li Huanyi’s Words and Deeds of Islamic Exemplars.” In Challenging Cosmopolitanism: Coercion, Mobility and Displacement in Islamic Asia. Edited by Joshua Gedacht and R. Michael Feener (October 2018): 145-171.
FE-2400 Concurrent Field Study