The University of San Francisco College of Arts and Sciences requires that all faculty be "committed to freedom and the responsibility to pursue truth and follow evidence to its conclusion."
The USF faculty members listed below cooperate and collaborate in various ways with the Center for the Pacific Rim and its programs and initiatives:
John K. Nelson, Ph.D., Professor
Theology and Religious Studies
Areas of Interest: Japanese religions and society, globalization, religion and
politics, cultural anthropology, multiculturalism, secularity
Japan, East Asia
Learn more about Dr. Nelson's Yasukuni Shrine research.
Hwaji Shin Ph.D., Assistant
Areas of Interest: Nationalism,
Citizenship, Historical & Comparative Sociology, Globalization, Race and
Regional Focus: Japan, U.S.,