March is officially here! This means our 2nd event of the semester is coming up.
Here are the panelists you can look forward to hearing speak:
Lisa Kehl is the Alcohol & Drug Education Coordinator and Health Educator at University Health Services, Health Promotion. She is a licensed social worker, with master’s degrees in both Social Work and Public Health. She is currently a doctoral student in Public Health and teaches Public Health Issues in Hawaii, an undergraduate class at the Office of Public Health Studies. She does community work on tobacco policy & advocacy, and provides certification trainings on tobacco cessation for students and health professionals in Hawaii.
Anna Feuerstein is an assistant professor at UH-Manoa in the English department, where she teaches courses on 18th and 19th century British literature, Victorian empire, and animals in literature and culture.
Penny-Bee K. Bovard
Penny-Bee Kapilialoha Bovard earned her B.A., M.A., and an Advanced Graduate Certificate in Women’s Studies at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa with a specialization in Women’s Studies, Sociology, and Indigenous Research and Teaching Models. Additionally, she serves as the Undergraduate Advisor for the Department of Women’s Studies. She is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Sociology. Her dissertation research is concerned with developing and implementing sexual assault prevention and intervention programming, grounded in Native Hawaiian values, at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.
Justin Walguarnery studies how humans and other animals acquire, process, and respond to information in a rapidly changing world. He has a BS in Biology from the University of North Florida and simultaneously completed an MS in Statistics and PhD in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Tennessee. At the University of Hawaii he has taught fifteen courses on subjects ranging from advanced statistical analysis, animal behavior, ecology, conservation, origin of species, and the origin and future of life. He has authored and edited online content for five textbooks on biology, and digital educational tools that he’s developed are currently used at over 500 colleges and universities.