K. K. YeoK. K. Yeo is Harry R. Kendall Professor of New Testament at Garrett-Evangelical Seminary, Affiliate Faculty at the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures at Northwestern University (Evanston), and a Visiting Professor of Peking University, Peking Normal University, Zhejiang University, Huaqiao University, and Fudan University in China. He is a Lilly Scholar (1999) and Henry Luce III Scholar (2003), and the co-director for the Center for Classical Greco-Roman Philosophy and Religious Studies, Institute for Ethics and Religious Studies (IERS), Tsinghua University, Beijing (since September 2015). He has authored/edited over twenty-three Chinese books and fourteen English books. He is the author of Musing with Confucius and Paul (2008), The Spirit Hovers (2011), Zhuangzi and James (2012), co-edited (with Gene L. Green and Steve T. Pardue) on Majority World Theology Series (Eerdmans, Langham) and co-edited with Melanie Baffes Contrapuntal Readings of the Bible in World Christianity (Wipf & Stock).
As a Chinese born and raised in Borneo, Malaysia, educated in the United States, and currently serving the global church by preparing academic and ecclesial leaders in the US, Middle East, and China, K. K.'s teaching and research have focused on culture and the Bible, with a special emphasis on the tasks of building nations, transforming local communities, fulfilling the ideals of culture, saving individuals from chaos, meaninglessness, and injustice, and moving them toward shalom and beauty.