GTU Voices

Welcome to GTU Voices, where students, faculty, alumni, staff, and supporters of the Graduate Theological Union share reflections on the academic and cultural life within our diverse GTU community. If you’d like to join the conversation, contact

Written by: Sheryl Johnson

Beneath the Tip of the Teaching Iceberg

Sheryl Johnson reflects on her time as a teaching assistant at the GTU: "I am so grateful for the opportunities I have had to be a teaching assistant at the GTU. Being a TA is a profound, liminal space between being a student and being a professor."

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Written by: Matthew Hartman

A Crossroads of Interreligious, Interdisciplinary Solutions

"The access to so many fields of study and faculty resources through the member schools and centers of the GTU is truly unparalleled," --Matthew Hartman

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Written by: Myoung-Ho Sin

Building a Sustainable Future

After graduating from schools in Germany (engineering) and Korea (MDiv and ThM), I felt that I should deepen my theological studies on a third continent, by studying in the United States. I had lived in the Bay area previously, and it had always been my goal to come back one day.

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Written by: Laura Dunn

GTU: The Right Choice

GTU Voices is a new blog where students, faculty, and alumni reflect on their GTU experiences. In this first entry, Laura Dunn reflects on her doctoral work with the GTU's Center for Dharma Studies.     

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