Angella Son is professor of psychology and religion at Drew University. She received her PhD degree from Princeton Theological Seminary and joined the Drew University faculty in 2001. She is an ordained Presbyterian minister and an ACPE psychotherapist. Her publications include Spirituality of Joy: Moving Beyond Dread and Duty, Stories That Make History: The Experience and Memories of the Japanese Military Comfort Girls-Women (translation), and numerous book chapters and articles. She served as the president of the Society for Pastoral Theology and serves on the editorial boards for several scholarly juried journals. She received awards, including The Presidential Award for the Theological School Teacher/Scholar of the Year Award in 2019 and Award of the Open Rank Research Grant from the Yale Center for Faith and Culture in 2017. Particular topics of her research interest include issues of narcissism, shame, depression, joy, women, spirituality and Korean comfort girls-women.