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Graduate Faculty Research

Graduate Faculty Research Areas

*Asterisk indicates eligibility to Chair Dissertation Committees

Graduate Faculty & Research Areas


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Clifford Bersamira

Research Interest:  Addiction/Behavioral Health Policies and Service Delivery, Addiction/Behavioral Health Services and Healthcare Reform, Recovery Support Services and Mutual Aid, Asian, Pacific Islander, and Native Hawaiian Behavioral Health Disparities, Behavioral Health Systems and Services Integration

Phone: (808) 956-6245

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Kathryn Braun*

Research Interest: Asian and Pacific Islander aging, End-of-life decision making; Minority health; Community-based research and evaluation

Phone: (808) 956-5768

Rachel Burrage

Research Interest: Indigenous well-being, Culture and mental health, Historical and collective trauma, Individual and community resilience

Phone: (808) 956-6240

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Meripa Godinet*

Research Interest: Juvenile delinquency prevention; Social and adjustment issues of Pacific Islander adolescents; Multi-culture and cross-culture issues

Phone: (808) 956-6239

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Jing Guo*

Research Interest: Comparative family policy; Work, family and Gender; Migration and child education; Asian Americans, Immigrants and child welfare; Social policy and social services in China

Phone: (808) 956-2195

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Seunghye Hong*

Research Interest: Neighborhood Contexts; Immigration; Mental Health; Community-Based Practice; Research Methodology

Phone: (808) 956-4605

Francie J. Julien-Chinn

Francie J. Julien-Chinn

Research Interest: Organizational and workforce issues in child welfare; Child welfare outcomes including: permanency; well-being; kinship; and foster care.

Phone: (808) 956-4929

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Yeonjung Jane Lee

Research Interest: Gerontology & productive aging, Health equity and disparities among disadvantaged older adults, Quantitative research

Phone: (808) 956-9614

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Noreen Mokuau*

Research Interest: Asian/Pacific Islander Health Issues

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Margaret Perkinson

Research Interest: Gerontology, Diversity and Aging, Long-Term Services and Supports, Dementia, Family Care Providers, Service Learning, Participatory Action Research, China, Guatemala

Phone: (808) 956-6124

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Rebecca Stotzer*

Research Interest: Hate Crimes; Violence; Sexuality and Gender Identity; Prejudice and Stereotypes; Oppression and Discrimination; Intergroup Conflict

Phone: (808) 956-6121

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Amanda C. Yoshioka-Maxwell

Research Interest: Youth Homelessness, Former Foster Youth, HIV Risk, Drug Risks, Sex Risks, Social Network Analysis, Advanced Statistical Analysis

Phone: (808) 956-6244

*Asterisk indicates eligibility to Chair Dissertation Committees

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