Staff of the J.F. Henning Institute 


Director, Henning Institute

Tutor, Integral Program
Professor, Economics

Ted Tsukahara, an Affiliated member of the Brothers of the Christian Schools, has been involved with the John F. Henning Institute since its founding, first as a member of the Board of Advisors, and now as Director for almost twenty years. He earned a B.S. in Economics and Business Administration from Saint Mary’s (1962), a M.S. in Quantitative Business Analysis from University of Southern California (1964), a M. A. (1967) and PhD (1970) in Economics from Claremont Graduate University.  In addition, he was a National Endowment for the Humanities Postdoctoral Fellow in Bioethics at The Hastings Center (1974). He was granted tenure by Pomona College (1974). He left academics in 1976 to work as a financial and strategic planning executive for a major energy company, transitioned into investment banking as a merger and acquisition specialist before returning to Saint Mary’s in 1992 to teach graduate business students and now serves as Tutor in the Integral Program of Liberal Arts. He was honored by the Faculty as Professor of the Year for Academic Year 2021-2022.


Senior Fellow, Henning Institute

Tutor, Integral Program

Professor, Philosphy