Placement of Graduate Alumni

Job placements for our Graduate Alumni from 2005 to present. If you do not appear on this list and would like to be included, please contact our Graduate Secretary, Sue Carlson at susanlca@hawaii.edu or call (808) 956-8358.

Job Placement 2005-present
TT=Tenure Track

Chi Tim Ho
PhD Awarded: Fall 2016
Field: Southeast Asia
Institution: National University of Singapore, Instructor

Robert Findlay
PhD Awarded: Spring 2016
Field: World
Institution: Solano Community College, Lecturer

Drew Gonrowski
PhD Awarded: Summer 2015
Field: Hawaiʻi
Institution: Texas A&M, Kingsville, Adjunct Faculty

James Viernes
PhD Awarded: Summer 2015
Field: Pacific
Institution: University of Guam, Adjunct Faculty

John Welden
PhD Awarded: Spring 2015
Field: China
Institution: Licensed Acupuncturist, Faculty at Institute of Clinical Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine

Michael Johnson
PhD Awarded: Fall 2014
Field: World
Institution: Texas A&M, Kingsville TT

Patrick Patterson
PhD Awarded: Fall 2014
Field: Japan
Institution: Honolulu Community College TT

Sunny Kang
PhD Awarded: Summer 2014
Field: American
Institution: Hawaiʻi Pacific University, Adjunct Faculty

Andrew Peterson
PhD Awarded: Summer 2014
Field: World
Institution: Grand Valley University, Visiting Professor of History

Mark Ombrello
PhD Awarded: Summer 2014
Field: Japan
Institution: Kansai University, Visiting Faculty – Division of Teaching and Learning

Lance Nolde
PhD Awarded: Spring 2014
Field: Southeast Asia
Institution: California State University – Los Angeles TT

Zachary Martin
PhD Awarded: Fall 2013
Field: American
Institution: Community colleges in Massachusetts, Lecturer

Ronald Williams
PhD Awarded: Fall 2013
Field: Hawaiʻi
Institution: University of Hawaiʻi-Mānoa, Hawaiian Studies Instructor

Joel Tannenbaum
PhD Awarded: Fall 2013
Field: Europe
Institution: Community College of Philadelphia TT

Bryce Beemer
PhD Awarded: Fall 2013
Field: Southeast Asia
Institution: Sogang University, Seoul, Korea, Institute for East Asian Studies, Faculty Member

Chungjoon Lee
PhD Awarded: Fall 2013
Field: World
Institution: U.S. Foreign and Diplomatic Service Administrator

Monica LaBriola
PhD Awarded: Summer 2013
Field: Pacific
Institution: University of Hawaiʻi-West Oʻahu TT

M. Effendy Bin Abdul Hamid
PhD Awarded: Summer 2013
Field: Southeast Asia
Institution: National University of Singapore, Lecturer

Melissa Esmacher
PhD Awarded: Spring 2013
Field: U.S.
Institution: El Paso Community College TT

RJ Martin
PhD Awarded: Fall 2012
Field: U.S.
Institution: University of Hawaiʻi-West Oʻahu, Lecturer

John Porter
PhD Awarded: Fall 2012
Field: Japan
Institution: Tokyo University of Foreign Studies TT

Michael R. Clement
PhD Awarded: Fall 2011
Field: Pacific
Institution: University of Guam, Instructor TT

Michael Sprunger
PhD Awarded: Fall 2011
Field: Korea
Institution: Hendrix College TT

Manumaua L. Simanu-Klutz
PhD Awarded: Summer 2011
Field: Pacific
Institution: UHM, Indo-Pacific Languages TT

Saiful Uman
PhD Awarded: Summer 2011
Field: Southeast Asia
Institution: State Islamic Univerity Jakarta TT

Achmad Ubaedillah
PhD Awarded: Summer 2011
Field: Southeast Asia
Institution: State Islamic Univerity Jakarta TT

Erin Cozens
PhD Awarded: Spring 2011
Field: Pacific
Institution: U.S. Foreign and Diplomatic Service Administrator

William Stevenson
PhD Awarded: Fall 2010
Field: Japan
Institution: Doshisha University, Lecturer

Frank Bailey
PhD Awarded: Fall 2009
Field: Hawaii
Institution: Chaminade University TT

Tatiana Parent
PhD Awarded: Summer 2009
Field: Europe
Co-Founder, Roadtrippers.com

Adam Fong
PhD Awarded: Summer 2009
Field: China
Institution: Merced College TT

Betty Ickes
PhD Awarded: Summer 2009
Field: Pacific
Institution: Leeward Community College TT

Marian Young
PhD Awarded: Fall 2008
Field: China
Institution: Indiana University, Outreach Coordinator, EA

Kelli Nakamura
PhD Awarded: Spring 2008
Field: U.S.
Institution: Kapiolani Community College TT

Scott Bailey
PhD Awarded: Spring 2008
Field: World
Institution: Kansai Gaidai University, Osaka TT

Geok Yian Goh
PhD Awarded: Summer 2007
Field: Southeast Asia
Institution: Nanyang Tech. University TT

John Pincince
PhD Awarded: Summer 2007
Field: South Asia
Institution: Loyola U. Chicago, Dir. Asian Studies TT

Akiko Sugiyama
PhD Awarded: Summer 2007
Field: Southeast Asia
Institution: University of Macau TT

Keng We Koh
PhD Awarded: Summer 2007
Field: Southeast Asia
Institution: Seoul National University TT

Lizbeth Piel
PhD Awarded: Summer 2007
Field: Japan
Institution: Lasell College TT

Muhammad Ali
PhD Awarded: Summer 2007
Field: Southeast Asia
Institution: University of California, Riverside TT

Robin Tatu
PhD Awarded: Summer 2007
Field: Southeast Asia
Institution: George Washington University, Professorial Lecturer

Joshua Fan
PhD Awarded: Fall 2006
Field: China
Institution: University of Texas, El-Paso TT

Robert Straton
PhD Awarded: Spring 2006
Field: Japan
Institution: Punahou, Social Studies Teacher

Carolyn Neel
PhD Awarded: Spring 2006
Field: China
Institution: Arkansas Tech University TT

Ted Devore
PhD Awarded: Fall 2005
Field: Japan
Institution: Punahou, History Teacher

Brandon Palmer
PhD Awarded: Summer 2005
Field: Korea
Institution: Coastal Carolina University TT

Keith Camacho
PhD Awarded: Summer 2005
Field: Pacific
Institution: University of California, Los Angeles TT

James Corcoran
PhD Awarded: Spring 2005
Field: U.S.
Institution: Hawaii Pacific University, Adjunct Faculty