Category: Faculty Expertise

Group of 10 people stand next to large plaque.

UH Hilo political scientist Su-Mi Lee compiles biographies from Peace Corps volunteers with ties to Hawai‘i Island

The project is significant to UH Hilo because Hawai‘i Island was chosen as a primary training location for thousands of Peace Corps volunteers in the 1960s and the university’s precursor—UH-Hilo Branch—contributed greatly to the training program.