Affiliate Members and Visitors

Affiliate Members

1a. UHM Emeriti and Retired Members in Japanese Studies

George Akita, PhD, Professor Emeritus of History                                                                                                   Tokiko Yamamoto Bazzell, MLS/MA Librarian Emerita of Library
William Wayne Farris, PhD, Professor Emeritus of History
John H Haig, PhD, Retired Professor of Linguistics
Robert N. Huey, PhD, Retired Professor of Japanese                                                                                             Yasumasa Kuroda, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Political Science
Ken Ito, PhD, Retired Professor of Japanese Literature
Mary Grace McDonald, PhD, Retired Professor of Geography, Former Director of CJS
Kazuo Nishiyama, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Speech
Nobuko Ochner, PhD, Professor Emerita of Japanese
Patricia Steinhoff, PhD, Retired Professor of Sociology, Former Director of CJS
George J. Tanabe Jr., PhD, Professor Emeritus of Religion
Willa Jane Tanabe, PhD, Professor Emerita of Art History
Arthur Thornhill, PhD, Retired Professor of Japanese Literature

1b.  UHM Faculty with academic interests in Japan

Chizuko T Allen, PhD, Coordinator of Fellowships and Institutional Research, SPAS
Stewart Curry, PhD, Japanese language instructor
Sean Forte, MA, Japanese language instructor
Tomoko Iwai, PhD, Japanese language instructor
Masaru Mito, MA, Japanese language instructor
Emi Murayama, PhD, Japanese language instructor
Kevin Nute, PhD, Professor of Architecture (effective Aug. 1, 2022)
Miki Ogasawara, MA, Japanese language instructor
Grace Ray, MA, Japanese language instructor
Yumiko Tateyama, PhD, Japanese language instructor
Yuka Wada, MA, Japanese language instructor
C K Patrick Woo, PhD, Japanese language instructor

1c.  Japanese Studies Faculty at other institutions

Jon Davidann, PhD, Associate Professor of History at Hawai’i Pacific University
Timothy S. George, PhD, Professor Emeritus of History, University of Rhode Island                                           Mara Miller, PhD, Independent Scholar
Drew Martin, PhD, Assistant Professor of Marketing at the College of Business and Economics at UH Hilo
Glenda Roberts, PhD, Professor of Anthropology at Waseda University