The program manager of “Nanhua University Buddhist Arts and Culture Research and Outreach Institute” is Dr. Chue Ming, director of the Graduate Institute of Religious Studies, Nanhua University. The director of the institute is Dr. Chao Chung-Chieh, the CEO of the Xia Jing Shan Arts and Culture Foundation. The institute is structured by 4 departments, including international affairs and education promotion, academic and publishing group, administrative, and design.

Nanhua University Buddhist Arts and Culture Research and  Outreach Institute 


Dr. Chao, Chung-Chieh

Chief Secretary

Ereen Lin

Deputy Director /

Research Fellow

Odili Lee

Distinguished Chair Professor

and Honorary Research Fellow Kao, Yuang-Kuang Ph.D.

Department of Academic Affairs and Publishing

You-Rong Chiang

Associate Research Fellow

Administration department

Claire Chung

Associate Research Fellow

Department of Academic Affairs and Publishing

Daisy Feng

Assitant Research Fellow

Administration department

Amber Su

Assitant Research Fellow



 Dr. Chao, Chung-Chieh


  • Ph.D., Business Administration, California American University

  • Ph.D., Department of Political Science, National Defense University

  • Ph.D. Candidate, ISCTE Lisbon University Institute

  • MSc(Dual Degrees), International Management, Prague College & Teesside University, UK

  • MA, Non-Profit Organization Management, Nanhua University

  • MA, International Relations, National Defense University

  • Qualified Connoisseur, Sotheby’s Institute of Art & Ruckl



  • Qualified Connoisseurship from Sotheby's Institute of Art

  • Qualified Connoisseurship from RÜCKL Crystal of Art

  • Chief inspector for ISO

  • Professor, Chinese Culture University

  • Director Visiting Professor, Nanjing University of Xia Jing Shan Academy

  • Visiting Professor, Shandong University of Finance and Economics

  • Visiting Professor, Beijing Normal University

  • Visiting Professor, Qingdao University of Science and Technology

  • Distinguished Professor, University of Liège

  • Asian Research Fellow, International Project, Stockholm University, Sweden ,Stockholm University