Varun Soni

Co-chair, Diversity Task Force
Dean of Religious Life

Varun Soni is the Dean of Religious Life at USC. He is also an adjunct professor in the School of Religion in USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, and a university fellow at the Annenberg Center for Public Diplomacy. He co-chairs the Mindful USC Program. A prolific public speaker, national interfaith leader, and scholar of religions, Soni holds degrees in religion from Tufts University, Harvard University, UC Santa Barbara, and the University of Cape Town. He holds a law degree from UCLA.