Helen Hwang headshotFounding Director

Helen Hye-Sook Hwang, Ph.D.

Helen Hye-Sook Hwang, Ph.D.  is scholar, activist, and advocate of Magoism, anciently originated tradition that venerates Mago as the Great Goddess. She earned her MA and Ph.D. in Religion with emphasis on Feminist Studies from Claremont Graduate University, CA. She also studied toward an MA degree in East Asian Studies at UCLA, CA. Hwang has taught for universities in California and Missouri, U.S.A. Since 2012, Dr, Hwang has founded, directed, co-edited, written for the Return to Mago E-Magazine (, Mago Academy(, and Mago Books (

She has co-edited and published She Rises: Why Goddess Feminism, Activism, and Spirituality? Volume 1 (Mago Books, 2015) and She Rises: How Goddess Feminism, Activism, and Spirituality? Volume 2 (Mago Books, 2016). Also authored The Mago Way: Re-discovering Mago, the Great Goddess from East Asia (Mago Books, 2016) and 2017 Mago Work Calendar (Mago Books, 2016). (Continue Reading)



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Mary Condren, Ph.D.

Carol P. Christ, Ph.D.

Kaalii Cargill, Ph.D.

Administration Team

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Rosemary Mattingley

Helen Hye-Sook Hwang, Ph.D.

Mago Faculty

Helen Hye-Sook Hwang, Ph.D.

Hearth Moon Rising

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