Dr John Cheng

Dr John Cheng

University of Hawaii at Hilo Professor and Chair

Dr John Cheng is originally from Haulien, Taiwan. He was an outstanding student who received a series of scholarships leading to his PhD in Philosophy from Ohio State University. Dr. Cheng has remained a tenured Professor at the University of Hawaii at Hilo for nearly 30 years and is widely published with research articles and contributions to encyclopedias and books.

International Lectures

His guest lecture circuit includes top universities in the US, Europe, China (PRC), and Taiwan (ROC). Prof. Cheng is the founder of the University of Hawaii at Hilo (UHH) - Peking University Culture Study Tour promoted by Education Abroad Asia.

Empty Logic

His book “Empty Logic“, which examines key concepts in Mahayana philosophy, is internationally acclaimed by scholars in the field and at universities around the world.