Welcome Jaakko Takkinen to Buddhist Studies

Jaakko Takkinen joins the Buddhist Studies team as our Communications Specialist. Jaakko had extensive experience in publishing, media, and communications before receiving his PhD from University of California, Santa Barbara. Prior to coming to Stanford he taught at UC Santa Barbara and Georgia State University. Jaakko's unique experience and background in both communications and Buddhist Studies puts him in an ideal position to lead our communication efforts.