Research at SUA


Soka University of America is a private, nonprofit, four-year liberal arts college and graduate school located on 103 acres in Aliso Viejo, in south Orange County, California. At Soka University, faculty are active scholars and researchers in their fields, and are advancing the frontiers of knowledge in the sciences, humanities, social sciences, and the creative arts.

Our faculty often collaborate closely with our undergraduate students, who also complete capstone projects of original research in their senior year. Our Graduate School awards a Master of Arts in Educational Leadership and Societal Change, and both the graduate faculty and graduate students are actively conducting research around the world.  

Faculty Publications

Soka faculty are frequently pursuing research and scholarship outside the classroom. View the recent citations [PDF].

SUA Library Citations

Soka’s Daisaku and Kaneko Ikeda Library maintains a complete listing of faculty scholarship and publications. View the publication listings on the library website.

Concentrations and Programs

Soka University of America’s undergraduate faculty are organized into Concentrations that include Life Sciences, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Environmental Studies, International Studies and Humanities, and Programs that include Writing, Creative Arts, and Language and Culture. Directory listings below include more information about faculty publications and research interests: