Travel, Chinese history and politics, Chinese antiques. Educational innovation and higher educational start-ups on the frontiers of the Jesuit mission.
Academic business administration. Formerly dean of the Sellinger School of Business and Management, Loyola University Maryland; founding dean of the Beijing International MBA program at Peking University, Beijing; founding director of The Beijing Center for Chinese Studies at the University of International Business and Economics, Beijing. Also founded the Bangkok Study Abroad program at Assumption University, Bangkok, and helped start the MBA program at Universidad Alberto Hurtado in Santiago, Chile.
Was member of the 35th General Congregation of the Society of Jesus, electing Fr. Adolfo Nicolas as the General Superior of the Jesuits; worked in Rome as the Secretary of Higher Education ad interim for the Jesuits; worked in refugee camps on the Thai-Cambodia border; lived in Beijing for 15 years; has traveled to 65 countries on five continents.