Communicology alumnus selected as a Luce Scholar

Communicology alumnus selected as a Luce Scholar

Sakaria “Sai” Auelua-Toomey, who received his BA in Communicology and Psychology in 2016, was recently selected as a Luce Scholar. This is a highly prestigious and selective national fellowship sends promising young scholars to work in Asia for a year.

Read more at the University of Hawai’i News.

Dr. Hye-ryeon Lee Receives NCI Grant

Along with her colleagues at the Cancer Center, Dr. Lee has recently obtained a grant funding from the National Cancer Institute to study health communication behaviors of Native Hawaiians, Marshallese and Chuukese in Hawaii, and Chamorro in Guam. This new study builds upon and adds to the knowledge gained from earlier study led by Dr. Lee that documented health information seeking among Pacific islander populations in Hawaii and Guam. This …

The Department of Communicology is Hiring

We are currently inviting applications for a full-time, 9-month, tenure track, assistant professor position to begin August 1, 2017, pending position clearance and availability of funds.  For more information, please see the job posting on Work at UH.  Review of applications will begin on October 27, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.

For questions/inquiries, please contact Dr. Jessica Gasiorek, Search Committee Chair, at

Dr. Jinguang Zhang Receives NSF Grant

Dr. Jinguang “Andrew” Zhang received a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support his research. The project, titled “Psychological and Behavioral Preparatory Responses to Male Aggressive Signaling,” examines how men and women cognitively, perceptually, and behaviorally respond to male speakers’ voice pitch in competitive situations. The project is funded by the Division of Behavioral and Cognitive Science for a total award amount of $259,865. This is an international …