Michel Chambon is a French Catholic theologian and a Ph.D. candidate in Anthropology at Boston University. He is currently doing fieldwork among Chinese Protestants in China, researching rituals of health. After achieving his first degree in biochemistry, he was trained to become a Catholic priest and collaborating with the Archdiocese of Clermont in France, but finally decided to not become a priest.  As a seminarian, he also worked with the MEP missionnary congregation in Hong Kong during 3 years. To obtain his theological licence, he studied at the Catholic university of Paris and spent two years in Taiwan researching beliefs about ghosts among local Catholics, and obtained his degree in 2011. He has also been involved in a number of international Catholic organizations, among them the Délégation Catholique pour la Coopération (sending Young French volunteers abroad for local development projects), and Caritas Hong Kong."