College of Arts and Sciences Faculty

Humanities Division

Zheng An
Assistant Professor of Communication
B.A. Tsinghua University
M.A. University of New Mexico
Ph.D. University of Southern California
Celia Bardwell-Jones
Associate Professor of Philosophy, Chair Gender and Women’s Studies
B.A. 1994, University of Utah
M.A. 2004, Ph.D. 2007, University of Oregon
Catherine Becker
Associate Professor of Communication
B.S. 1984, M.A. 1986, State University of New York at Buffalo
M.A. 1989, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Ph.D. 1993, State University of New York at Buffalo
John Cheng
Professor of Philosophy
B.A. 1962, National Taiwan University
B.D. 1966, Westminster Theological Seminary M.A. 1971
Ph.D. 1974, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Marianne Conley-Ramsay
Instructor of English
B.A. 1980, Pitzer College-California
M.A. 1993, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Francis Dumanig
Assistant Professor of English
Ph.D.
Jiren Feng
Associate Professor of Chinese
B.S. 1986, M.S. 1989, Tsinghua University
M.A. 1996, University of Pennsylvania
M.A. 1999, Ph.D. 2006, Brown University
Timothy Freeman
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
B.A., 1980, Memphis State University
M.A., 1983, Memphis State University
Ph.D., 1995, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Yoshiko Fukushima
Professor of Performance Studies, Languages
B.A. 1980, University of the Sacred Heart, Japan
M.A. 1983, Graduate School of Waseda University, Japan
Ed.M. 1991, Columbia University Teachers College
Ph.D. 2000, New York University
Jonathon Goebel
Associate Professor of Art
B.S., 2000, University of Southern Indiana
M.F.A., 2003 Texas Tech University
Iva Goldman
Associate Professor of Communication
B.A. 1954, M.A. 1960, Northwestern University
Ronald Gordon
Professor of Communication
A.A. 1964, Los Angeles City College
B.A. 1966, M.A. 1968, San Jose State University
Ph.D. 1971, University of Kansas
Andrew Grabar
Professor of Art
B.F.A. 1971, Carnegie-Mellon University
M.F.A. 1983, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Karla Hayashi
Interim Director, Kilohana: The Academic Success Center
B.A. 1980, M.A. 1984, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Randy Hirokawa
Professor of Communication
B.A. 1975, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
M.A. 1977, Ph.D. 1980, University of Washington
Masafumi Honda
Associate Professor of Japanese
B.A. 1982, University of Kagoshima, Japan
M.Ed. 1984, Ed.D. 1988, University of Georgia
Amy Horst
Instructor of Music
Jean Ippolito
Professor of Art
B.A. 1979, Arizona State University, Tempe
M.A. 1985, University of Washington, Seattle
Ph.D. 1994, Ohio State University, Columbus
Rodney Jubilado
Associate Professor of Filipino, Chair of Languages
B.A. University of Southeastern Philippines
M.A., University of Philippines, Diliman
Ph.D. 2010, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
Christopher Lauer
Associate Professor and Chair of Philosophy
B.A. 2001, University of California - Berkeley
Ph.D. 2007, Penn State University
Richard Lee
Associate Professor of Music
B.A. 1971, Colorado State University
M.A. 1982, University of California, Riverside
Ph.D. 1987, University of California, Santa Barbara
Seri Luangphinith
Professor of English and Chair of Humanities Division
B.A., 1991, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
M.A. 1994, Ph.D. 2000, University of Oregon
Michael Marshall
Professor and Chair of Art and Performing Arts
B.F.A. 1975, University of Illinois
M.F.A. 1977, Yale University
Yoshitaka Miike
Professor of Communication
B.A. 1995 Kansai University of Foreign Studies
M.A. 1998 Dokkyo University
Ph.D. 2004 University of New Mexico
Faith Mishina
Professor of Spanish
B.A. 1973, University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo
M.A. 1983, M.A. 1995, Ph.D. 2008, Middlebury Language Schools
Kirsten Mollegaard
Professor and Chair of English
B.A. 2002, University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo
M.A. 2004, Ph.D. 2009, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Rayna Morel
Assistant Professor of Communication
B.A. 2000, University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo
M.A. 2003, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Yoshiko Okuyama
Professor of Japanese
B.A. 1985, Toyo University
M.A. 1994, Ph.D. 2000, University of Arizona
Mark Panek
Professor of English
B.A. 1990, Colby College
M.A. 1999, Ph.D. 2004, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Lauri Sagle
Instructor of English
B.A. 1986, University of California, Santa Barbara
M.A. 1992, Washington State University
Celeste Staton
Instructor of Dance
Teacher Certificate in Dance, The School of the Heartford Ballet
Susan Wackerbarth
Instructor of English
B.A. 1986, Seattle Pacific University
M.A. 1988, University of Washington
M.F.A., 2012 Goddard College
Jennifer Wheat
Associate Professor of English
B.A. 1974, Wellesley College
M.A. 1976, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
M.A. 1990, Bread Loaf School of English, Middlebury College
Ph.D. 1994, University of California at Santa Cruz
Jing Yin
Professor and Chair of Communication
B.A. 1997, Beijing Broadcasting Institute
M.A. 2000, University of New Mexico
Ph.D. 2003, Pennsylvania State University

Social Sciences Division

Diane Barrett
Professor of Education, Director, School of Education
B.S. 1990, M.S. 1995, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Ph.D. 2004, Claremont Graduate University
Todd Belt
Professor of Political Science
B.A. 1992, University of California - Irvine
M.A. 1996, Ph.D. 2003, University of Southern California
Kathryn Besio
Professor of Geography
B.A. 1987, University of California, San Diego
M.A. 1996, Ph.D. 2001 University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Michael Bitter
Professor of History, Interim Dean
B.A. 1988, Ph.D. 1999, University of Minnesota
Marilyn Brown
Professor and Chair of Sociology
B.A. 1992 Wellesley College M.A. 1995
Ph.D. 2003 University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Michele Ebersole
Professor of Education
B.S. 1991, University of Oregon
M.S. 1992, Ph.D. 2000, University of Arizona
Bartley Frueh
Professor of Psychology
B.A. 1985, Kenyon College
M.A. 1990, Ph.D. 1992, University of South Florida
Joseph Genz
Associate Professor of Anthropology
Ph.D. University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Amy Gregg
Instructor of Women’s Studies
A.B. 1981, Occidental College
M.Div. 1988, Union Theological Seminary (NY)
Lindy Hern
Assistant Professor of Sociology
B.A. 2003, Central Methodist University
Ph.D. 2012, University of Missouri-Columbia
Eric Heuer
Associate Professor of Psychology
B.S. 2003, Allegheny College
Ph.D. 2010, Emory University
Steven Herman
Associate Professor of Psychology
B.A. 1977, Reed College
Ph.D. 1998, Stanford University
Charmaine Higa-McMillan
Professor of Psychology
B.A. 1999, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
M.A.2001, Ph.D. 2004, University of Tulsa
Kerri Inglis
Professor of History, Chair, Division of Social Sciences
B.A. 1993, Brigham Young University-Hawaiʻi
M.A. 1995, University of Toronto
Ph.D. 2004, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Tobias Irish
Assistant Professor of Education
B.A. 1999, University of Guam
M.Ed. 2008, University of Nevada Las Vegas
Ph.D. 2012, Oregon State University
Marina Karides
Professor of Sociology
Kathleen Kawelu
Associate Professor and Chair of Anthropology
B.A. 1994, Beloit College M.A. 1995
Ph.D. 2007, University of California at Berkeley
Bryan Kim
Professor of Psychology & Director of Counseling Psychology Master’s Program
B.Ed. 1992, M.Ed. 1995, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Ph.D. 2000, University of California, Santa Barbara
Sunyoung Kim
Associate Professor of Psychology
B,S, 1989, Seoul National University
MA. 1997, New School for Social Research
Ph,D. 2004, Boston University
Su-Mi Lee
Assistant Professor of Political Science
B.A. 1998, San Jose State University
M.A. 2001, University of Missouri-Columbia
Ph.D. 2013, University of Kentucky
Sarah Marusek
Professor of Political Science
B.A. 1997, M.S. 2003, Ph.D. 2008, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Margary Martin
Assistant Professor of Education
B.A. University of Colorado at Boulder
M.A. Lewis and Clark Colege
Ph.D. New York University
Avis Masuda
Associate Professor of Education
B.A. 1977, 1984; M.Ed. 1990 Washington State University
Colby McNaughton
Instructor of Education
B.S. 2001, Gannon University
M.S. 2008, University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo
Douglas Mikkelson
Professor and Chair of History
B.A. 1980, University of California, Santa Barbara
M.T.S. 1985, Harvard University
M.Phil. 1990, Ph.D. 1992, Columbia University
Peter Mills
Professor of Anthropology, Program Chair Heritage Management
B.A. 1984, University of Vermont
M.A. 1987, Washington State University
Ph.D. 1996, University of California, Berkeley
Lynn Morrison
Professor of Anthropology
B.A. 1985, Trent University
M.A. 1989, University of Toronto
Ph.D. 1999, University of Toronto
Alexander Nagurney
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Eileen M. “Momi” Naughton
Instructor of Anthropology
Alton Okinaka
Associate Professor of Sociology
B.A. 1979, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
M.A. 1983, Ph.D. 1988, Indiana University
Adam Pack
Professor and Chair of Psychology
B.A. 1985, Brandeis University
M.A. 1988; Ph.D. 1994, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Ryan Perroy
Associate Professor of Geography
B.S. The College of William and Mary
Ph.D. University of California, Santa Barbara
Jonathan Price
Associate Professor and Chair of Geography
B.S. 1994, Ph.D. 2002, University of California, Davis
Yucheng Qin
Associate Professor of History
B.A. 1986,Xuzhou Normal University, China
M.A. 1992, Peking University, China
Ph.D., 2002, University of Iowa
Cheryl Ramos
Professor of Psychology
B.A. 1981, University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo
M.A. 1983, Ph.D. 2001, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Janet Ray
Professor of Education
B.S. 1974, Central Michigan University
M.A. 1991, Ed.D. 1996, United States International University
Christopher Reichl
Professor of Anthropology
B.A. 1979, M.A. 1981, Ph.D. 1988, University of Iowa
Suzanne Romaine
Instructor of Anthropology
Timothy Scheffler
Instructor of Anthropology
Michelle Shuey
Instructor of Geography and Environmental Science
B.A.E.S. 1994, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
M.S. 1997, Clemson University
Ph.D. 2003, Texas State University- San Marcos
Vladimir Skorikov
Professor of Psychology
B.S., M.S. 1981, Moscow State University
Ph.D. 1991, State Academy of Management, Moscow
Jeffrey Smith
Associate Professor of History
B.A. 2002, M.A. 2003, Ph.D. 2006, University of California, Riverside
Enbao Wang
Professor of Political Science
B.A. 1982, Shaanxi Normal University, People’s Republic of China
M.A. 1987, Ph.D. 1993, University of Alabama
Lynne M. Wolforth
Instructor of Anthropology
Katherine Young
Associate Professor and Chair of Political Science, Coordinator Administration of Justice
B.A. 1997, M.A. 2000, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Ph.D. 2008, Colorado State University
Errol Yudko
Associate Professor of Psychology
B.S. 1991 University of California, Irvine
M.A. 1994, Ph.D. 1997 University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa