Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice
Specialty: Veterinary Medicine
Research Interests: complicated grief, post traumatic stress disorder and pharmacological therapy in humans’ response to the death of pets and animals; the nutritional benefits and detriments of guava, Psidium guajava, tree parts as a livestock feed source; and instructional design and assessment. Adrian is involved in One Health through the DOH and the HPHA; CDC One Health Campaign – Antimicrobial Stewardship Program and Opioid Crisis Program.
Courses: Complementary Medicine, Pharmacy Communication & Culture, Pharmacogenomics, Zoonotic Diseases, Overview of Veterinary Medicine & Veterinary Pharmacology, Basic & Applied Toxicology, Integrated Therapeutics III, Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience VII, Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience VIII, Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience - Elective I, Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience - Elective II
Specialization: Crop and environmental science.
Chair & Professor, Biology
Contact: Tel: (808) 932-7180, Email
Research: Elemental cycling and secondary metabolite biosynthesis in environmental microbes.
Courses: Fundamentals of Microbiology, Biology of Microorganisms, Intro to Cell & Molecular
Office Hours: SP20 T/TH 10:45am-noon or by appt.
Professor, Philosophy; Gender and Women's Studies Program
Contact: Tel: (808) 932-7230, Email
Research interests: Feminist Philosophy, American Philosophy, Philosophy of Race and Cultural Diversity
Teaching: Metaphysics, Theories of Knowledge, Philosophy of Nature, Science, Technology and Society, Ethics
Office Hours: Tuesdays, Thursdays - 8:50am-9:50am in K229. I am also available for appointment.
Professor, Geography and Environmental Sciences
Contact: Tel: (808) 932-7253, Email
Courses: Geography and Contemporary Society; Cultural Geography; Food and Societies; Gender, Place and Environment.
Research: Tourism geography, qualitative research methods, research ethics, home gardens and local foods.
Assistant Professor, Marine Science
Research: coral biology, coral reef ecology, coral epizootiology, quantitative ecology, 3D modeling, data visualization
Courses: Oceanography, TCBES Core Courses, Data Visualization
Program Coordinator, Professional Internship Track
Chair & Associate Professor, Marine Science
Contact: Tel: (808) 932-7596, Email
Professor, Marine Science
Contact: Tel: (808) 932-7591, Email
I am a marine invertebrate zoologist. My research is mostly on marine snails, with an interest in anatomy, ecology, systematics and taxonomy.
Associate Professor, Aquaculture
Specialization: Aquaculture, Fish Nutrition & Feeding, Land-based Production of Marine Fish and Seaweeds
Associate Professor, Anthropology; Coordinator, Pacific Island Studies Certificate, PISC
Courses: Cultural Anthropology, Cultures of Oceania, Change in The Pacific
Research: Understanding and helping to ease tensions that have arisen between recent Micronesian migrants and other communities in Hawaiʻi. Cultural revival of voyaging and navigation in the Marshall Islands.
Unit Leader, U.S. Geological Survey-Hawaii Cooperative Fishery Research Unit; Adjunct Associate Professor
Research: fish behaviorial and physiological ecology, fish reproduction and early life history, aquatic landscape ecology, fisheries management and conservation.
Courses: Fisheries Ecology, TCBES Core Courses
Contact: Tel: (808) 932-7514, Email
Fall 2016 Office hours: Thursdays 12:30-1:45 and by appointment
Research: Biomarkers in cancer cell lines.
Courses: General Biology, Human Anatomy and Physiology, Biostatistics, Immunology.
Contact: Tel: (808) 932-7198, Email
Primary Discipline: Analytical Chemistry.
Research: Pharmaceutical systems.
Education: Ph.D. in Chemistry, University of Washington.
Research: Ecology and conservation of Hawaiian forests and forest birds.
Courses: Biostatistics, General Ecology, Avian Biology, Field Ornithology.
Contact: Tel: (808) 932-7870, Email
Specialization: Aquaculture, coastal management, climate change adaptation.
Assistant Professor, Data Science & Business Administration
Contact: Tel: (808) 932-7546, Email
Monday & Wednesday
Specialization: General agriculture.
Research: Evolutionary ecology of marine and terrestrial organisms.
Courses: Biostatistics, Natural History of the Hawaiian Islands, Advanced Tropical Island Ecology and Evolution.
Associate Professor, Tropical Forest Ecology & Management
Specialization: Tropical forests.
Professor of Geology
Contact: Tel: (808) 932-7548, Email
Disciplines: Sedimentary Geology, Geochemistry, Geoarchaeology.
Education: A.B, Geological Sciences, Harvard University 1985; M.S., Geological Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1988; Ph.D., Geological Sciences, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 1994.
Professor of Public Law
Legal Geography (POLS/GEOG 325 Legal Geography (3) )
Law and Identity (POLS/WS 327 Law and Identity (3) )
Rights (POLS/PHIL 328 Rights (3) )
Law, Property & Nature (POLS 444 Law, Property, and Nature (3) /CBES 644 Law, Property, and Nature (3) )
Constitutional Law (POLS 321 Constitutional Law (3) )
Intro to Law and Legality (POLS 220 Intro to Law and Legality (3) )
Jurisprudence of the Everyday; Legal Semiotics; Legal Geography
"Pandemica Panoptica: Biopolitical Management of Viral Spread in the Age of Covid-19"
Dean, College of Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resource Management; Professor, Soil Science
Specialization: Environmental agronomy.
Professor Emeritus, Biology
Research: Environmental physiology, biology of reptiles and amphibians.
Courses: Ecological Physiology, Human Anatomy & Physiology, Intermediate Cell and Molecular Biology.
Associate Professor, Chemistry
Contact: Tel: (808) 932-7201, Email
Primary Discipline: Toxicology.
Research: Environmental chemistry.
Education: Ph.D. in Pharmacology, University of Arizona.
Chair & Professor, Geology
Disciplines: Hydrology, geomorphology, geology.
Education: B.S., Geoscience, University of Washington; M.S., Hydrology, University of Arizona; Ph.D., Hydrology, University of Arizona.
Professor, Anthropology; Director Heritage Management MA Program
Courses: Archaeology, Archaeometry, Internship
Research: Non-destructive sourcing of Polynesian stone tools.
Associate Professor, Biology
Research: Agro-ecology, ecological genetics of crop species, food security.
Courses: Introductory Biology, Evolution, Intro to Cell and Molecular Biology, Genetics.
Associate Professor, Biology
Contact: Tel: (808) 932-7193, Email
Research: Investigating the neuromodulatory effects of compounds derived from Native Hawaiian plants.
Courses: Genetics, Intermediate Cell and Molecular Biology.
Professor, Biology; Associate Program Chair, M.S. in Tropical Conservation Biology and Environmental Science
Research: Long-term forest dynamics in relation to climate change, nutrient cycling, invasive species, functional traits and restoration ecology.
Courses: General Ecology, Conservation Biology, Biostatistics, Plant Ecology, TCBES Core Courses.
Chair and Professor, Psychology
Contact: Tel: (808) 932-7082, Email
Research: Marine mammal behavior and mating systems, humpback whales, spinner dolphins, animal cognition.
Courses: Marine Mammal Behavior, Animal Cognition.
Chair and Associate Professor, Geography
Courses: Remote Sensing, Advanced Geo-Spatial Techniques, Climate Change, Introduction to Geostatistics, Field Methods.
Research: Exploring land degradation and recovery processes, such as erosion and invasive species, using sUAS and remote sensing, X-ray fluorescence, and traditional field methods.
Chair & Associate Professor, Computer Science
Research: Image Processing, Data Science, Visualization, Bioinformatics, and Evolutionary Computation.
Courses: Fundamentals of Data Science in R, Data Structures, Discrete Mathematics, Introduction to Computer Science I & II, Database Internals, Database Management Systems Design, Database Analytics (Data Mining), Artificial Intelligence, Organization of Programming Languages, Theory of Computing, Introduction to Bioinformatics, Introduction to Image Processing, Board Game Analysis and Design.
Contact: Tel: (808) 932-7241, Email
Courses: Biogeography, Principles of Landscape Ecology, Senior Thesis.
Research: Utilizing GIS to identify biodiversity hotspots for native bird and plant species, search for rare species, and locate appropriate areas for the restoration of threatened and endangered species.
Professor, Computer Science and Engineering
Professor, Plant Pathology
Specialization: Plant virology.
Instructor, Geography and Environmental Sciences
Contact: Tel: (808) 932-7258, Email
Courses: Natural Resources, Interpretation of Geographic Data, Environmental Impact Assessment, Intro Environmental Science, Natural Hazards/Disasters, Geography and the Natural Environment, World Regional Geography, and UNIV 101 Paths to Acad/Lifelong Success (1) .
Research: The relationship between humans and nature, and how people see and create nature as they believe it to exist based on cultural, religious, or societal beliefs.
Professor, Applied Engineering
Contact: Tel: (808) 932-7155, Email
Specialization: Environmental Engineering.
Associate Professor, Biology
Research: Regulation of cell division, with a focus on the use of in vitro biochemistry and in vivo cell biology to understand the mitotic spindle.
Courses: Biochemistry, Cell Biology and Fundamental Microbiology.