Faculty


Bogart, Louise

Emerita Associate Professor of Education (1984)

B.A., Kansas State University

M.Ed., College of Notre Dame

Ph.D., University of Hawaii

Brodey, Vivana

Emerita Professor of Spanish (1988)

B.A. Hunter College, CUNY

M.A., Columbia

Ph.D., University of California Berkeley

Carey, Richard

Emeritus Professor of History (1980)

B.G.S., Chaminade College of Honolulu

M.A., Ph.D., University of Hawaii

Goff, M. Lee

Emeritus Professor of Forensic Sciences (2001)

B.S., University of Hawaii at Manoa

M.S., California State University, Long Beach

Ph.D., University of Hawaii

James, Jon H.

Emeritus Associate Professor of English (1969)

B.A., University of Notre Dame

M.A., University of California, Los Angeles

Klauser, Jack E.

Emeritus Professor Economics (1973)

B.S., Columbia University

M.A., Ph.D., New York University

Kop, Melba E.

Emerita Associate Professor of Communication (1966)

B.A., M.A., University of Hawaii

Lawes, Robert B.

Emeritus Professor of Business (1984)

B.S., University of Southwestern Louisiana

M.I.M., American Graduate School of International Management

Lum, Albert W.H.

Emeritus Professor of English (1962)

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Notre Dame

Mori, Arthur L.

Emeritus Professor of Chemistry (1971)

B.E., Yale University

Ph.D., University of Hawaii

Sarber, Eileen H.

Emerita Associate Professor of Spanish and ESL (1967)

B.A., St. Olaf College, Minnesota

M.A., University of Iowa

Smith, Mi-Soo Bae

Emerita Professor of Mathematics (1985)

B.S., Kyungpook University, Korea

M.S., Ph.D., Yale University

Yablonsky, Jude

Emerita Professor of Communication (1984)

B.S.E., Youngstown State University

M.A., University of Notre Dame Ph.D., The Ohio State University

Yee, Daniel J.W.

Emeritus, Associate Professor of Mathematics and Science (1965)

B.S., University of Dayton

M.Ed., University of Hawaii

Ranked Faculty

Note: Date shown in parenthesis is the year of initial appointment

Allen, Joseph

Associate Professor of Criminology & Criminal Justice (2004)

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Hawaii

Anderson, Robert

Associate Professor of Psychology (2019)

Ph.D., University of Hawaii

Baez, Vilmarie

Assistant Professor of Psychology (2020)

Ph.D., Mercer University

Bailey, Frank

Professor of History (1998)

B.A., Chaminade University of Honolulu

M.A., Ph.D., University of Hawaii

Baker, Johnathan

Assistant Professor of Biology (2017)

B.S., University of Wisconsin

M.A., Arizona State University

Ph.D., University of Hawaii

Becker, Ronald

Professor of Criminology & Criminal Justice (2002)

B.Sc., Sam Houston State University

M.Ed., Texas A & M University

J.D., St. Mary’s University, San Antonio

Bieberly, Clifford

Associate Professor of Communication (2002)

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Wichita State University

Bordner, Richard M.

Professor of Anthropology (1983)

B.A., University of Oregon

M.A., Ph.D., University of Hawaii

Brownlow, Maria

Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems (2011)

M.B.A., Ph.D. Polytechnic University of Szczecin, Szczecin, Poland

Burger, Kathleen

Assistant Professor of Nursing (2021)

Ph.D., Duquesne University

Callahan, Caryn Ann

Professor of Finance (1989)

B.A., Colby College

M.B.A., University of California, Los Angeles

M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University

Carlson, Brooke

Assistant Professor of English (2013)

B.A. Bowdoin College

M.A., Ph.D., University of Southern California

Carney, Timothy F.

Associate Professor of Music (2000)

B.A., Hamilton College

M.Mus., University of Tennessee, Knoxville

D.Mus., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Carter, David O.

Director of Forensic Sciences (2012)

B.S., University of Idaho

M.Sc., Bournemouth University

Ph.D., James Cook University

Castle, Lilia

Professor in History and Philosophy (1999)

Ph.D., St. Petersburg University, Russia

Chong, Rylan

Assistant Professor in Data Science (2020)

B.A., Chaminade University

Ph.D., Purdue University

Chun, Hans

Assistant Professor in Education (2016)

M.A., Ed.D., University of the Pacific

Chun, Kathryn

Assistant Professor of Psychology (2019)

Ph.D., Alliant International University

Cochran, Matthew

Associate Professor of Physics (2010)

B.A., Grinnell College

M.S., Ph.D., University of Washington

Cogbill, Jolene

Assistant Professor of Biology (2009)

B.S., University of California, Irvine

M.S., Ph.D., University of Hawaii

Coleman, David L.

Professor of Religious Studies (1984)

B.A., M.A., University of Hawaii

M.A., University of San Francisco

Ph.D., University of Hawaii

Coleman, Valerie M.

Librarian IV (1989)

B.A., M.L.I.S., University of Hawaii

Cooper, Denise

Assistant Professor of Nursing (2012)

B.S., M.S.N., RN-BC, Anna Maria College

Creekmore, Jeremy

Assistant Professor of Nursing (2019)

B.S., Hawaii Pacific University

DeMasters, Janice

Associate Professor of Nursing (2021)

B.S., Maryville University

Ph.D., University of Missouri

Dohm, Michael

Associate Professor of Biology (2005)

B.S., University of Washington

M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

Dohm, Sheryl

Senior Lecturer of Mathematics (2011)

B.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville

M.Ed., Chaminade University of Honolulu

Edelson, Cheryl

Dean of Humanities & Fine Arts (2005)

B.S., University of California, Riverside

M.A., University of California, Irvine

Ph.D., University of California, Riverside

Espinosa, Ireneo

Assistant Professor of Nursing (2021)

M.S., Western Governors University

Francis, Allison E.

Professor in English (2003)

B.A., University of California, Berkeley

M.A., Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis

Fryxell, Dale R.

Dean of Education & Behavioral Sciences (1998)

B.A., University of Minnesota

M.A., University of St. Thomas

M.A., Ph.D., University of Hawaii

Galli, Tom

Senior Lecturer of Communication (2004)

B.A., M.A., Northeast Louisiana University

Gao, Guanlin

Assistant Professor of Economics (2017)

Ph.D. Georgia State University

Gaskill, Lorena

Assistant Professor of Nursing (2020)

B.S., Montana State University

M.S., University of California, Los Angeles

Grabowsky, Gail Gl.

Dean of Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1997)

B.S., M.A., Ph.D., Duke University

Griffiths, Genevieve

Lecturer of Biology (2020)

B.A., Ph.D., University of Delaware

Hackman, Denise

Associate Professor of Nursing (2014) B.S., M.S.N., RN, University of Phoenix

Halston, Abby

Assistant Professor of Psychology (2017) B.S., Portland State University

M.S., Chaminade University

Ed.D., University of Southern California

Hawkins, Blendine

Assistant Professor of Psychology (2018)

Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Hill, Richard

Associate Professor of English (2010)

Ph.D., University of Edinburgh U.K.

Iwamoto, Darren

Associate Professor of Psychology (2013)

B.A., University of Hawaii

M.S., Chaminade University

Ed.D., Capella University

Kandel, Frederique

Assistant Professor of Biology (2017)

B.S., North Carolina State University

M.S., University of Hawaii Ph.D., University of Hawaii

Kawakami, Joel

Professor of Chemistry (2006)

B.S., Ph.D., University of Hawaii

Kido, Richard

Associate Professor of Accounting (2002)

B.A., Michigan State

M.B.A., University of Hawaii

Kraus, James

Professor of English (1985)

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Hawaii

Kuriyama, Carolyn

Senior Lecturer of Communication (2001)

B.A., University of Washington

M.A., Harvard University

Lau, Collin K.C.

Lecturer of Criminology & Criminal Justice (1997)

B.Ed., J.D., University of Hawaii

LePage, Sharon

Librarian III (2002)

B.A., M.L.I.Sc., University of Hawaii

Lockard, Elizabeth

Professor of Environmental & Interior Design (2011)

B.A., University of New Hampshire

M. of Architecture, Yale University

Ph.D., University of Hawaii

Magpantay-Monroe, Edna

Professor of Nursing (2017)

M.S., University of Maryland, Baltimore

Ed.D., University of Phoenix

Man, Bryan D.Y.

Professor in Sociology (1980)

B.A., M.A., University of Hawaii

Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

McNally, Christopher

Professor of Political Economy (2011)

B.A., University of California, Berkeley

M.A., Ph.D., University of Washington

Merc, Eduard

Assistant Professor of Business (2021)

M.S., M.B.A., Hawaii Pacific University

Ph.D., University of Hawaii

Moseley, Bryan

Associate Professor of Education (2008)

B.A., University of California, San Diego

Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara

Mukina, Travis

Assistant Professor of Education (2017)

B.S., Slippery Rock University

Ph.D., Oklahoma State University

Naeole, Chrystie

Assistant Professor of Biology (2012)

B.S., Ph.D., University of Hawaii

Nafarrete, Jennifer

Assistant Professor of Nursing (2021)

M.S., University of Phoenix

Nakahodo, Koreen

Senior Lecturer of English (2010)

B.A., M.A., University of Hawaii

Panow-Loui, Wera

Lecturer II of Business (2020)

M.B.A., Chaminade University

Park, Elizabeth

Associate Professor of Education (2006)

B.S., University of California, Los Angeles

M.S., Pratt Institute

M.Ed., Chaminade University

Ph.D., University of Hawaii at Manoa

Patrinos, Christopher

Assistant Professor of Theatre (2020)

M.A., University of Hawaii at Manoa

Perrault, Katelynn

Assistant Professor of Forensic

Sciences and Chemistry (2017)

Ph.D., University of Technology Sydney

Pfeiffer, Regina

Associate Professor of Theology (1999)

B.A., University of Hawaii

M.A., St. Mary-of-the-Woods

D.Min., Graduate Theological Foundation

Philhower, Lianne

Associate Professor of Psychology (2019)

Ph.D., Hawaii School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University

Ragasa, Dustyn

Assistant Professor of Religious Studies (2019)

B.A., Chaminade University of Honolulu

M.A.T., Dominican School of Philosophy & Theological Ph.D., Graduate Theological Union

Ramocki, Lorin

Assistant Professor of Nursing (2017)

D.N.P., University of Massachusetts Amherst

Rosado, Julieta

Associate Professor of Nursing (2013)

B.S., University of the State of New York

M.S., Syracuse University

M.B.A., Ph.D., University of Hawaii at Manoa

Roseler, Katrina

Associate Professor of Education (2015)

B.S., Humboldt State University

M.S., Walden University

Ph.D., Florida State University

Ruiz-Jones, Guadalupe

Assistant Professor of Environmental Science (2020)

Ph.D., Stanford University

Sakai-Kawada, Francis

Lecturer of Chemistry (2021)

Ph.D., University of Hawaii

Santee, Robert G.

Director of Psychology (1994)

B.A., M.A., M.Ed., Ph.D., University of Hawaii

Scanlan, Sean

Director of Psychology (2019)

Ph.D., University of Hawaii

Smith, Mary

Assistant Professor of Education (2005)

B.A., Fairfield University

M.S., Wagner College

Ph.D., University of Virginia

Smith, Pamela

Associate Dean of Nursing (2021)

M.S., Hawaii Pacific University

Speck, Mark

Assistant Professor of Data Science (2019)

B.S., The State University of New Jersey, Rutgers

M.S., University of Hawaii at Manoa

Ph.D., University of Hawaii at Manoa

Steiger, Peter

Associate Professor of Philosophy & Religion (2005)

B.A., The Ohio State University

M.A., University of Dayton

Ph.D., The Catholic University of America

Stern, Jeffrey

Assistant Professor of Psychology (2019)

Ph.D., University of Hawaii

Suh, Junghwa

Associate Professor of Interior Design (2012)

B.S., Gonzaga University

M.A., Washington State University

D.Arch., University of Hawaii

Tanji, Joy

Associate Professor of Psychology (2019)

Ph.D., University of Nebraska, Lincoln

Terem, Bulent

Professor of Chemistry (1988)

B.S., Robert College of Istanbul, Turkey

M.Sc., Ph.D., University of East Anglia, U.K.

Teruya, Lynette

Librarian I (2015)

B.A., M.A., University of Hawaii at Manoa

Tipton, Laura

Assistant Professor of Data Science (2020)

Trammel, Ricky

Associate Professor of Psychology (2019)

Ph.D., Arizona State University

Trapido-Rosenthal, Henry

Associate Professor of Biology (2010)

B.S., University of Southern California

Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara

Treece, Kelly

Assistant Professor of Criminology & Criminal Justice (2018)

B.S., Mount Senario College of Wisconsin

M.S., University of Wisconsin Platteville

Ph.D., Walden University

Trevorrow, Tracy

Professor of Psychology (1997)

B.S., Bethany College

M.S., San Diego State University

Ph.D., University of Hawaii

Turner, Helen

Professor of Biology (2007)

B.Sc., (Hons), University of York, U.K.

Ph.D., University of London, U.K.

Unni, Chitha R.

Professor of Philosophy (1996)

B.A., M.A., University of Madras, India

M.A., Ph.D., University of Hawaii

Washburn-Repollo, Eva

Associate Professor of Communication (2017)

B.A., M.A., Silliman University, Philippines

M.S., Southern Connecticut State University

Ph.D. University of Hawaii

Weaver, Deacon Michael E.

Lecturer of History and Political Science (2013)

B.A., Gonzaga University

M.Ed., University of Hawaii

M.P.T., Chaminade University of Honolulu

Weichaus, Michael

Assistant Professor of Biology (2014)

Ph.D., Robert Gordon University, U.K.

Williamson, Aaron

Associate Professor of Business and Communications

M.S., University of Baltimore (2007)

Wong, Chock Y.

Associate Professor of Mathematics (1989)

B.S., Guangzhou Teachers College, China

M.A., Ph.D., University of Hawaii

Wong, Sr. Malia

Senior Lecturer in Religious Studies (2012)

B.S., Chaminade University of Honolulu

M.A., University of San Francisco

D.Min., University of Creations Spirituality

Wright, Claire

Associate Professor of Biology (2011)

B.S., University of Westminster

M.S., University of London

Ph.D., The Open University

Wyble, Justin

Senior Lecturer in English (2009)

B.A., University of Florida

M.A., C.Phil., University of California, San Diego

Yamasaki, Michio

Professor of History (1988)

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Hawaii

Yoza, Becky

Assistant Professor of Nursing (2021)

Ph.D., University of Michigan, Flint