School: Kyrgyz National University (Kyrgyzstan)
Area of Study: Philosophy of Religion
Research Focus: The role of faith (including church attendance, personal & communal prayer, & theological education) in physical healing in Kyrgyzstan’s secular, atheistic culture.
School: Oxford Centre for Mission Studies (UK)
Area of Study: Theology
Research Focus: Theological analysis of the work of Chinghiz Aitmatov, one of Kyrgyzstan's best-known writers.