Gender and Women’s Studies Faculty
Associate Professor, Philosophy; Gender and Women's Studies Program
Contact: Tel: (808) 932-7230, Email
Research interests: Feminist Philosophy, American Philosophy, Philosophy of Race and Cultural Diversity
Teaching: Metaphysics, Theories of Knowledge, Philosophy of Nature, Science, Technology and Society, Ethics
Office Hours: Tuesdays, Thursdays - 8:50am-9:50am in K229. I am also available for appointment.
Instructor and Advisor, Gender and Women’s Studies Program
Contact: Tel: (808) 932-7130, Email
Courses: Introduction to Gender and Women’s Studies; Gender and Sexuality; Women and Religion; Women in Christianity; Women’s Studies Seminar
Research: Sexuality, intersectionality, religion, and work
Professor, Geography and Environmental Sciences
Contact: Tel: (808) 932-7253, Email
Courses: Geography and Contemporary Society; Cultural Geography; Food and Societies; Gender, Place and Environment.
Research: Tourism geography, qualitative research methods, research ethics, home gardens and local foods.
Contact: Tel: (808) 932-7118, Email
Courses: Criminology; Juvenile Delinquency; Gender, Crime, and Justice; Introduction to Sociology; Sociological Theory; Sociology of Deviance
Research: Criminology; reintegration of former prisoners; gender, race/ethnicity and crime; corrections and families; and inequality and criminal justice policy
Professor, Performance Studies, Languages
Courses: Feminism in Japan
Affiliation specialty: Performance Studies
Assistant Professor, Sociology
Contact: Tel: (808) 932-7119, Email
Courses: Social Research Methods; Family in World Perspective; Politics and Social Movements; Gender and Sexuality in Popular Culture
Research: Social movements, health care reform, social policy, political gender performance
Chair & Professor, Sociology
Contact: Tel: (808) 932-7120, Email
Courses: Island Feminism; Globalization, Fashion, and Gender; Social Stratification; Japan and Global Social Movements; Queer Studies
Research: Island societies and economic development; post-colonialism; race, class, gender, and sexualities; and global justice movements
Professor, Political Science
Courses: Law and Legality; Legal Geography; Law and Identity; Rights; Constitutional Law; Criminology; Law, Property, Environment
Research: Development of 'everyday' jurisprudence in the areas of semiotics, spatiality, and constitutive legal theory.
Contact: Tel: (808) 932-7966, Email
My current research has two foci: 1) East-West comparative history of religion, especially Thomas Aquinas and Dōgen; and 2) English History and Shakespeare.
I teach courses in world and European history, predominantly from the ancient world through the early modern period.
Courses: Human Evolution, Medical Anthropology, Ecological Anthropology, Culture, Sex, and Gender, Applied Anthropology, Primatology
Research: Biomedical and physical anthropology, women’s health, HIV/AIDS, gender and sexuality, and exploring human-animal interaction.
Contact: Tel: (808) 932-7223, Email
Courses: Writing for Science and Technology
Research: Social informatics, specifically examining the digitization of culture and the preservation/revitalization of digital cultural heritage