For more information about Soka University of America, and its new Life Science Concentration, you can contact the following people who are actively involved in the planning and faculty searches for our Life Science concentration.

  • Bryan Penprase, Dean of Faculty, Soka University of America – bpenprase@soka.edu 
  • Nimsy Garcia, Assistant to the Dean of Faculty and Academic Affairs – ngarcia@soka.edu; phone – (949) 480-4271.
  • Lisa Crummett, Assistant Professor of Biology and Coordinator of Math/Science – lcrummett@soka.edu
  • Robert Hamersley, Associate Professor of Microbiology and Laboratory Director – rhamersley@soka.edu

Our campus is located in Aliso Viejo, CA, near Irvine. Our street address is 1 University Drive, Aliso Viejo, CA, 92656. Our campus is easily reached via air by John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana, or SNA. We are about 15 minutes from SNA by car. Flights into Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) will require about an hour of transfer time by taxi or car to reach Aliso Viejo.