Mark Nathan is an assistant professor of history and Asian studies at the University at Buffalo, SUNY. He specializes in Korean Buddhism from the late 19th century to today, and also studies law and religion, transnational religious developments and religious propagation in Asia.
Jinwol Y.H. Lee, a Buddhist monk and Zen master, teaches Buddhist meditation and culture as chair professor of the department of Seon studies and director of the Institute of Seon at Dongguk University, Gyeongju, in South Korea. He belongs to the Jogye order of Korean Buddhism, the major traditional Mahayana Buddhism in Korea.
Juhn Ahn is an assistant professor of Buddhist and Korean studies at the University of Michigan. His current research focuses on the development of medieval Korean Buddhism.