Interim Dean, College of Arts & Sciences; Professor of History
Contact: Tel: (808) 932-7095, Michael’s Email
My research focuses on Anglo-Russian relations and interactions during the 1730s, an important period of consolidation of the westernizing reforms of Peter the Great in Russia.
I teach courses in world and European history, with specialty courses in Russian and German history, the history of the Eighteenth Century in Europe, and European Imperialism.
Interim Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Professor, Marine Science
Contact: Tel: (808) 932-7095, Misaki’s Email
Chair, Humanities Division; Professor, English
Chair, Natural Sciences Division, Professor, Marine Science
Contact: Tel: (808) 932-7600, Jim’s Email
Chair, Social Sciences Division; Professor, History
My primary interests include research and teaching in the history of health, disease, and medicine, especially as it pertains to Hawaiʻi and the Pacific, but also within a global context.
I teach courses in world, Hawaiian, and Pacific history, as well as select courses in public history.