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Department Chairs, Associate Chairs, & Program Directors

COLLEGES

COLLEGE OF ARTS, LANGUAGES & LETTERS (CALL)

Departments
Student Academic Services (Director)Derek Furukawa
Academy for Creative Media (Chair)Christine Acham
American Studies (Chair)Mari Yoshihara
American Studies (Graduate Chair)Kathleen Sands
Art and Art History (Chair)Kate Lingley
Art and Art History (Associate Chair)Wendy Kawabata
Art and Art History (Graduate Chair)Charlie Cohan
Asian Studies Program (Chair)Cathryn Clayton
Asian Studies Program (Graduate Chair)Young-a Park
Communicology (Chair)Amy Hubbard
Communicology (Graduate Chair)Amy Hubbard
East Asian Languages and Literatures (Chair)Mee-Jeong Park
East Asian Languages and Literatures (Associate Chair)Mary Shin Kim
East Asian Languages and Literatures (Graduate Chair)Haidan Wong
East Asian Languages and Literature – Flagship Center, Chinese Section, (Director)Song Jiang
East Asian Languages and Literature – Flagship Center, Korean Section (Director)Sang Yee Cheon
East Asian Languages and Literature – Flagship Center, Korean Section (Assistant Director)Lydia Chung
English (Chair)Subramanian Shankar
English (Associate Chair)Georganne Nordstrom
English (Graduate Chair)John Zuern
English, MÄnoa Journal (Director)R. Frank Stewart
History (Chair)Shana Brown
History (Associate Chair)Carol “Keiko” Matteson
Indo-Pacific Languages and Literatures (Chair)Pia Arboleda
Languages & Literatures of Europe & the Americas (Chair)Lucia Aranda
Languages & Literatures of Europe & the Americas, French Division (Chair)Louis Boudquet
Languages & Literatures of Europe & the Americas, Spanish Division (Graduate Chair)Joy Logan
Linguistics (Chair)Victoria Anderson
Linguistics (Graduate Chair)Andrea Berez-Kroeker
Music (Chair)Laurence Paxton
Music (Graduate Chair)Kate McQuiston
Pacific Island Studies (Chair)Alexander Mawyer
Pacific Island Studies (Graduate Chair)Lola Bautista
Philosophy (Chair)Tamara Albertini
Religion (Chair)Kapali Lyon
Religion (Graduate Chair)Helen Baroni
Second Language Studies (Chair)Christina Higgins
Second Language Studies (Graduate Chair)Theres Gruter
Second Language Studies/Hawaii English Language Program (Director)Joel Weaver
Second Language Studies/Hawaii English Language Program (Assistant Director)Christine Guro
Theatre and Dance (Chair)Markus Wessendorf
Theatre (Associate Chair)Julie Iezzi
Dance (Associate Chair)Elizabeth Fisher
Theatre and Dance (Graduate Chair)Lurana O’Malley
School of Pacific & Asian Studies Centers
Center for Chinese Studies (Director)Ming-Bai Yue
Center for Chinese Studies (Associate Director)Cynthia Ning
Center for Japanese Studies (Director)Mark Levin
Center for Japanese Studies (Associate Director)Gay Satsuma
Center for Korean Studies (Director)Tae-Ung Baik
Center for Okinawan Studies (Director)Masato Ishida
Center for Pacific Islands Studies (Director)Alexander Mawyer
Center for Philippine Studies (Director)Pia Arboleda
Center for South Asian Studies (Director)Anna Stirr
Center for Southeast Asian Studies (Director)Miriam Stark
Center for Southeast Asian Studies (Associate Director)Paul Rausch
Centers
Center for the Arts (Director)TBD
Center for Biographical Research (Director)William Craig Howes
Center for Interpretation & Translation Studies (Director)TBD
Center for Language and Technology (Director)Julio Rodriguez
Language Flagship Technology Innovation Center (Director)Julio Rodriguez
Manoa Center for the Humanities & Civic Engagement (Director)TBD
National Foreign Language Resource Center (Director)Julio Rodriguez
Center for the Study of Human Languages (Director)TBD
Uehiro Academy for Philosophy & Ethics in Education (Director)Thomas Jackson

SHIDLER COLLEGE OF BUSINESS (SCB)

Accountancy, School of (Director)Hamid Pourjalali
Financial Economics and Institutions (Chair)Wei (Victor) Huang
Information Technology Management (Chair)Tung Bui
Management and Industrial Relations (Chair)Sonia Ghumman
Marketing (Chair)Dana Alden
School of Travel Industry Management (Chair)Ingrid Lin
School of Travel Industry Management (Faculty Director)Guilio Ronzoni

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION (EDU)

College-Wide PhD Program (Chair)Kavita Rao
Curriculum Research & Development Group (Director)Linda Venenciano
Curriculum Studies (Chair)Patricia Halagao
Disability Studies, Center on (Director)Kiriko Takahashi
EdD Program (Chair)Ronald Heck
Educational Administration (Chair)Ronald Heck
Educational Foundations (Chair)Alexander Means
Educational Psychology (Chair)Katherine Ratliffe
Kinesiology & Rehabilitation Science (Chair)Jan Prins
Kinesiology & Rehabilitation Science (Graduate Chair)Christopher Stickley
Learning Design & Technology (Chair)Michael Menchaca
Special Education (Chair)Jenny Wells
Student Academic Services (Director)Denise Nakaoka
Student Academic Services (Associate Director)Denise Abara
Teacher Education, Institute for â Elementary Program (Director)Alethea “Kuulei” Serna
Teacher Education, Institute for â Secondary Program (Director)Kirsten Mawyer
Teacher Education, Institute for â MedT (Director)Jon Yoshioka

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING (ENGR)

Civil and Environmental Engineering (Chair)Ian Robertson
Civil and Environmental Engineering (Graduate Chair)Albert Kim
Electrical and Computer Engineering (Chair)Wayne Shiroma
Electrical and Computer Engineering (Graduate Chair)Gurdal Arslan
Mechanical Engineering (Co-Chairs)Weilin Qu
Mechanical Engineering (Graduate Chair)Peter Berkelman
Hawaii Advanced Wireless Technologies Institute (Director)Magdy Iskander

OUTREACH COLLEGE

Continuing and Professional Programs (Chair)Sandra vonDoetinchem
Community Programs (Chair)Tim Slaughter
International Programs (Chair)Saori Doi
Summer Session (Chair)Harriet Abe

COLLEGE OF NATURAL SCIENCES (NS)

Chemistry (Chair)Philip Williams
Chemistry (Associate Chair)Joseph Jarrett
Chemistry (Graduate Chair)Joseph Jarrett
Information & Computer Sciences (Chair)Scott Robertson
Information & Computer Sciences (Associate Chair)Guylaine Poisson
Information & Computer Sciences (Associate Chair)Rich Gazan
Information & Computer Sciences (Graduate Chair)Daniel Suthers
Mathematics (Chair)Rufus Willett
Mathematics (Associate Chair)Rufus Willett
Mathematics (Graduate Chair)Ruth Haas
Physics & Astronomy (Chair)Peter Gorham
Physics & Astronomy (Associate Chair)Eric Szarmes
Physics & Astronomy (Graduate Chair)Eric Szarmes
School of Life Sciences (Director)Clifford Morden
School of Life Sciences (Associate Director for Instruction)Stephanie Kraft-Terry
School of Life Sciences (Associate Director for Curriculum)Donald Drake
School of Life Sciences (Associate Director for Research)Megan Porter
School of Life Sciences (Botany Graduate Chair)Curt Daehler
School of Life Sciences (Marine Biology Graduate Co-Chair)Celia Smith
School of Life Sciences (Microbiology Graduate Chair)Stuart Donachie
School of Life Sciences (Zoology Graduate Chair)Mark Hixon

COLLEGE OF SOCIAL SCIENCES (SS)

Advising, Civic & Community Engagement in the Social Sciences (ACCESS) (Director)Lorey Takahashi
Anthropology (Chair)Christopher Bae
Anthropology (Graduate Chair)Jan Brunson
Anthropology (Undergraduate Chair)Jonathan Padwe
Communications, School of (Chair)Colin Moore
Communications, School of (Graduate Chair)Wayne Buente
Communications, School of (Undergraduate Chair)Rachel Neo
Journalism (Undergraduate Chair)Brett Oppegaard
Communication & Information Sciences (PhD Chair)Jenifer Sunrise Winter
Economics (Chair)Sang-Hyop Lee
Economics (Graduate Chair)Nori Tarui
UH Economic Research Organization (UHERO) (Director) Carl Bonham
Ethnic Studies (Chair)Ty Tengan
Geography & Environment (Chair)Reece Jones
Geography & Environment (Graduate Chair)Krisna Suryanata
Geography & Environment (Undergraduate Chair)David Beilman
Oral History, Center for (Director)Davianna McGregor
Peace & Conflict Resolution (Director)Brien Hallett
Political Science (Chair)Jarius Grove
Political Science (Graduate Chair)Katherine Heyer
Psychology (Chair)Charlene Baker
Psychology (Graduate Chair)Yiyuan Xu
Psychology (Undergraduate Chair)Scott Sinnett
Psychology Clinical Training (Director)Anthony Papa
Public Administration (Director)Morgen Johansen
Public Administration (Graduate Chair)Helen Yu
Public Policy Center (Director)Colin Moore
Sociology (Chair)Wei Zhang
Sociology (Graduate Chair)Krysia Mossakowski
Urban and Regional Planning (Chair)Priyam Das
Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies (Chair)Lani Teves
Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies (Graduate Chair)Mire Koikari

COLLEGE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE AND HUMAN RESOURCES (CTAHR)

Family and Consumer Sciences (Chair)Barbara Yee
Center on the Family (Interim Special Director)Barbara DeBaryshe
Human Nutrition, Food and Animal Sciences (Chair)Jinzeng Yang
Human Nutrition, Food and Animal Sciences â Animal Sciences (Graduate Chair)Rajesh Jha
Human Nutrition, Food and Animal Sciences â Food Sciences (Graduate Chair)Yong Li
Human Nutrition, Food and Animal Sciences â Nutrition (Graduate Chair)Rachel Novotny
Human Nutrition, Food and Animal Sciences â Nutritional Sciences (Graduate Chair)Rachel Novotny
Molecular Biosciences and Bioengineering (Chair)Dulal Borthakur
Molecular Biosciences and Bioengineering (Graduate Chair)Pratibha Nerurkar
Natural Resources and Environmental Management (Chair)Tomoaki Miuea
Natural Resources & Environmental Management (Graduate Chair)Travis Idol
Plant and Environmental Protection Sciences (Chair)Koon-Hui Wang
Plant and Environmental Protection Sciences â Entomology (Graduate Chair)Mark Wright
Plant and Environmental Protection Sciences â Plant Pathology (Graduate Chair)Brent Sipes
Tropical Plant and Soil Science (Chair)Jonathan Deenik
Tropical Plant and Soil Science (Graduate Chair)Kenneth Leonhardt

SCHOOLS AND INSTITUTES

ARCHITECTURE (ARCH)

Doctor of Architecture Program (Director)David Rockwood
Global Track Program (Director)Clark Llewellyn
Masters of Landscape Architecture (Director)Judith Stilgenbauer
Undergraduate Studies (Director)Laura McGuire

HAWAI’INUIĀKEA SCHOOL OF HAWAIIAN KNOWLEDGE (SHK)

Kamakakūokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies (Director)Antoinette “Konia” Freitas
Kamakakūokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies (Graduate Chair)Rochelle “Pi`ilani” Ka`aloa
Kawaihuelani Center for Hawaiian Language (Director)Robert “Keawe” Lopes, Jr.
Kawaihuelani Center for Hawaiian Language (Graduate Chair)Annette Wong

INSTITUTE FOR ASTRONOMY (IfA)

Institute for Astronomy (Interim Director)Doug Simons
Institute for Astronomy (Associate Director)David Lonborg
Institute for Astronomy (Faculty Chair)Christoph Baranec
Institute for Astronomy (Graduate Chair)Shadia Habbal
Institute for Astronomy (Undergraduate Chair)Josh Barnes

JOHN A. BURNS SCHOOL OF MEDICINE (JABSOM)

Anatomy, Biochemistry and Physiology (Chair)Takashi Matsui
Cell and Molecular Biology (Chair)Olivier LeSaux
Communication Sciences and Disorders (Chair)Pauline Mashima
Quantitative Health Sciences (Chair)John Chen
Family Medicine and Community Health (Chair)Allen “Chip” Hixon
Geriatric Medicine (Chair)Kamal Masaki
Internal Medicine (Chair)Scott Kuwada
Medical Technology (Interim Chair)Karen Thompson
Native Hawaiian Health (Chair)Joseph (Keawe`aimoku) Kaholokula
Native Hawaiian Health `Imi Ho`ola Post Baccalaureate Program (Director)Winona Lee
Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health (Chair)Ivica Zalud
Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health (Vice Chair)Keith Terada
Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health & Academic Affairs (Associate Chair)Mark Hiraoka
Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health & Clinical Affairs (Associate Chair)Dena Towner
Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health & Community Affairs (Associate Chair)Ian Oyama
Office of Medical Education (Director)Jill Omori
Office of Medical Education (Associate Director)Sheri Fong
Office of Medical Education (Associate Director)Damon Lee
Pathology (Chair)Karen Thompson
Pediatrics (Chair)Kenneth Nakamura
Pediatrics (Co-Chair)Venkataraman Balaraman
Psychiatry (Chair)Anthony “Tony” Guerrero
Surgery (Chair)Kenric Murayama
Surgery (Senior Associate Chair)Linda Wong
Surgery – Academic Affairs (Associate Chair)Danny Takanishi, Jr.
Surgery – Administration and Finance (Associate Chair)Maria Chun
Surgery – Clinical Research (Associate Chair)Dean Mikami
Surgery – Education (Associate Chair)Mihae Yu
Surgery – Research (Associate Chair)Russell Woo
Tropical Medicine, Medical Microbiology & Pharmacology (Chair)Vivek Nerurkar

NANCY ATMOSPERA-WALCH SCHOOL OF NURSING (NAWSON)

Dental Hygiene (Chair)Alice Tse
Nursing (Chair)Alice Tse

SCHOOL OF OCEAN AND EARTH SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (SOEST)

Atmospheric Sciences (Chair)Jennifer Griswold
Atmospheric Sciences (Associate Chair)Christina Karamperidou
Earth Sciences (Chair)Garrett Apuzen-Ito
Earth Sciences (Graduate Chair)Henrietta Dulai
Earth Sciences (Undergraduate Chair)Scott Rowland
Ocean and Resources Engineering (Chair)Zhenhua Huang
Ocean and Resources Engineering (Graduate Chair)Kwok Fai Cheung
Oceanography (Chair & Graduate Chair)Margaret McManus
Oceanography (Associate Chair)Erica Goetze
Hawaii Institute of Geophysics and Planetology (HIGP Director)Robert Wright
Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology (HIMB Director)Eleanor Sterling
Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology (HIMB Faculty Chair)Michael Rappe
Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology – Marine Biology Graduate Program (Co-Dierctor)Megan Donahue
Hawaii Natural Energy Institute (HNEI Director)Richard Rocheleau
Hawaii Space Flight Lab (HSFL Director)Luke Flynn
Hawaii Space Grant (HSG Director)Luke Flynn
Pacific Biosciences Research Center (PBRC Director)Marla Berry
UH Sea Grant College Program (Director)Darren T. Lerner
UH Sea Grant College Program (Associate Director)Darren Okimoto

THOMPSON SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK & PUBLIC HEALTH (TSSWPH)

Social Work (Chair)Jing Guo
Bachelor of Social Work Program (BSW Chair)Michael DeMattos
Master of Social Work Program (MSW Chair)Rebecca Stozer
Doctor of Philosophy in Social Welfare Program (PhD Chair)Jing Guo
Center on Aging (Contact until new COA Director appointed)Christy Nishita
Public Health Studies (Chair)Eric Hurwitz
Public Health Studies (Associate Chair)Jane Chung-Do
Public Health Studies – Master’s (MPH & MS) & PhD Epi Program (Graduate Chair)Eric Hurwitz
Public Health Studies – PhD Public Health Program (Graduate Chair)Kathryn Braun

PROVOST/VICE PROVOST’S OFFICES

General Education Office (Director)Christine Beaule
Honors Program (Director)Vernadette Gonzalez
Information Technology Service – Academic Development and Technology (Director)Gary Rodwell
Interdisciplinary Studies Program (Director)Amy Schiffner
Library Services – Access Services (Chair)Jean Thoulag
Library Services – Acquisitions (Supervisor)Nackil Sung
Library Services – Archives and Manuscripts (Chair)Leilani Dawson
Library Services – Asia Collection (Chair)Elena Clariza
Library Services – Business, Humanities and Social Sciences (Chair)David Brier
Library Services – Cataloging (Chair)Nancy Sack
Library Services – Desktop Network Services (Supervisor)James Adamson
Library Services – Government Documents and Maps (Chair)Ted Kwok
Library Services – Hawaiian & Pacific Department (Chair)Eleanor Kleiber
Library Services – Preservation (Supervisor)Kazuko Hioki
Library Services – Science and Technology (Chair)Carolyn Dennison
Library Services – Serials (Chair)Amy Carlson
Library Services – Systems (Chair)James Adamson
Lyon Arboretum (Acting Director)Nellie Sugii
Manoa Catalog (Coordinator)Diane Nakashima
ROTC – Air Force ROTC – Aerospace Studies (Chair)Lt Col Michael Arguello
ROTC – Air Force ROTC – Aerospace StudiesCapt Kenneth Mackenthum
ROTC – Air Force ROTC – Aerospace StudiesCapt Kaylee Alleman
ROTC – Army ROTC – Military Science (Chair)LTC Jerrod Melander
ROTC – Army ROTC – Military ScienceMAJ Michael Englund
ROTC – Navy ROTC -Naval Science (Chair)CAPT William Ellis
ROTC – Navy ROTC – Naval ScienceCDR George Floyd
Student Academic Success (Interim Assistant Vice Provost)Katrina-Ann Kapa Oliveira
Student Academic Success – Civic and Community Engagement (Director)Atina Pascua
Student Academic Success – First Year Programs (Director)Kyle Van Duser
Student Academic Success – Learning Assistance Center (Director)Rosemarie Woodruff
Student Academic Success – Manoa Advising Center (Director)Megumi Makino-Kanehiro
Student Academic Success – Manoa Transfer Coordination Center (Chair)TBD
Student Academic Success – Pre-Health/Pre-Law Advising Center (Director)Kiana Shiroma
Student Academic Success – Student Athlete Academic Services (Chair)TBD
Student Academic Success – Student Success Center (Interim Director)Kiana Shiroma
Student Academic Success – Student Support Services (Director)Barbara Watanabe
Study Abroad Center (Director)Sarita Rai
UH Cancer Center (Director)Joe Ramos
UH Press (Interim Director)Clem Guthro
University Scheduler (Director)Megan McGehee
Waikiki Aquarium (Director)Andrew Rossiter
Water Resources Research Center (Director)Thomas Giambelluca