Faculty Directory

David Matsumoto

President, Institute of Buddhist Studies
George and Sakaya Aratani Professor of Contemporary Shin Buddhist Studies

Consortial Faculty
At the GTU since
(510) 809-1448
Degrees and Certifications

PhD, Ryukoku University, Kyoto Japan
MA, Institute of Buddhist Studies
MA, Ryukoku University, Kyoto
BA and JD, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

Research and Teaching Interests


  • Jodo Shinshu History and Thought