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As of March 27, 2020, Graduate Student Services is temporarily closed.

University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Graduate Division

Graduate Division provides opportunities for further study, research and professional training to students who have earned a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher learning. All of the graduate programs at UHM apply rigorous academic standards. Special emphasis is placed on the cultivation of scholarly attitudes and methods of research and creative activity.

Fulbright Awardee Jessica Austin

I was raised in Idaho Falls, Idaho and attended a liberal arts college for a BA in Literature, with a focus on South and Southeast Asia, where I was originally inspired to look more deeply into cultural studies. I decided to invest myself into language studies and then started my MA in Asian Studies at UHM, with a focus on Khmer language and popular culture. My thesis research connected me to heritage and contemporary filmmakers in Cambodia, and I also researched the intersections of nationalism and gender formations in Cambodian cinema from the Golden Era (1960-1975). I plan to delve…read more