Professor of Anthropology
Background: I teach a wide range of courses both in and out of the Anthropology Department. Some of my courses include Cultural Anthropology, Ethnographic Field Techniques, Linguistics, Japanese Studies, and a graduate class in China-U.S. Relations. I specialize in International Migration as well as Hawaiian petroglyphs.
Current Research: My research entails Japanese and Chinese Diaspora, including the religions carried by such international migrants to their overseas communities. My research oftentimes involve Brazil, Japan, Okinawa, Taiwan, and Hilo.