USF Centers

Here you'll find some academic centers at the University of San Francisco.

Center for Asia Pacific Studies

As the core of Asia Pacific Studies at the University of San Francisco, the center unites and creates synergies among faculty and students researching and studying Greater China, Japan, Korea, the Philippines, and India.

The center also facilitates and promotes academic conversations about the region through public programs, workshops, symposia, conferences, and its peer reviewed journal, Asia Pacific Perspectives.

Learn More »

CELASA - Center for Latina/o Studies in the Americas

CELASA contributes to the understanding of Latin@ communities in the United States and throughout Latin America and promotes scholarly communication across national boundaries. CELASA fosters the interdisciplinary analysis of the social, economic, political, and cultural realities of Latin Americans and of Latin@s in the United States.

Learn More »

Center for Law and Ethics

The Center for Law and Ethics pursues various projects relevant to ethics in the practice of law, including by undertaking research, supporting education, and hosting conferences and scholarly symposia.

Learn More »

Leo T. McCarthy Center for Public Service and the Common Good

The McCarthy Center provides a forum for education, service and research in public policy-making and programs for the common good. It supports undergraduate and graduate academic programs, provides service learning, and government experiences for students and generates publishable research. A curriculum that blends rigorous intellectual training with fieldwork experience prepares students to articulate and promote the common good of all society's members through careers or service in government, nonprofits or the private sector.

Learn More »