Hansol Goo is a Ph.D. student in Theology with a concentration in Liturgical Studies. She received her B.F.A. in Fine Arts and Graphic Design from Columbus College of Art and Design in Columbus, Ohio. Her degree in design-led her into a career as an Art Director working in digital advertising in Columbus, Chicago, Vancouver and Paris, until she headed to Rome, where she completed her Licentiate degree in History and Cultural Heritage of the Church at the Pontifical Gregorian University. Hansol applies her experience in the arts and her multiple language skills to her academic endeavors in theology.
Hansol’s research interests include liturgical inculturation and popular piety, history, and rituals of pilgrimage, and Christian sacred art and architecture. She examines religious art as manifestations of a people’s spirituality and religious beliefs, as they are engendered within the cultural and socio-political context of the people.