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Betsy Gilliland

    Betsy Gilliland Associate Professor, Second Language Studies I am at heart a teacher, and I feel most energized professionally when I get to work with other teachers, supporting them in their work. I particularly love helping teachers develop ways to better support their students’ writing processes. Although I have always… Read More »Betsy Gilliland

    Alex Khaddouma

      Alexander Malik Khaddouma Assistant Specialist, Counseling and Student Development Center  Alexander Khaddouma is a specialist faculty member at the Counseling and Student Development Center (CSDC) at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. He is a licensed clinical psychologist and a board-certified specialist in couple and family psychology. He currently serves as the Coordinator… Read More »Alex Khaddouma

      Barbara Bruno

        Barbara Bruno Specialist, Hawai‘i Institute of Geophysics and Planetology Barbara Bruno is on the faculty of the Hawai‘i Institute of Geophysics and Planetology at the University of Hawai‘i (UH). She also serves on the graduate faculty of the UH Department of Earth and Planetary Science and College of Education. Dr.… Read More »Barbara Bruno

        Priscilla Faucette

          Priscilla Faucette Assistant Specialist & Director, English Language Institute (ELI) Priscilla Faucette has been involved in international education as a student or educator for approximately 30 years. She grew up in Georgia, lived in France and Japan, and has traveled extensively. Priscilla holds an MA in ESL (now known as… Read More »Priscilla Faucette

          Kiana Shiroma

            Kiana Shiroma Associate Specialist and Director Pre-Health/Pre-Law Advising Center Kiana Shiroma, Ph.D. is an associate specialist and has been director of UHM’s Pre-Health/Pre-Law Advising Center since 2014 and interim director of the Student Success Center since 2017. Dr. Shiroma was the recipient of the Outstanding Advisor of the Year Award… Read More »Kiana Shiroma

            Brian Richardson

              Brian Richardson Librarian, Hamilton Library, Business, Humanities, and Social Sciences Reference Brian is a public services librarian at Hamilton Library, where he focuses on expanding the library’s online educational resources and serving as the liaison to the College of Education. One of his overarching goals is to enhance the library’s… Read More »Brian Richardson

              Miku Lenentine

                Miku Lenentine Program Coordinator, CERENEResearch Center for Resilient NeighborhoodsKapiʻolani Kula Nui Kaiāulu; Kapiʻolani Community College, UH Dr. Miku Lenentine grew up in Anchorage Alaska, spending much of her time in the wilds of the Alaskan mountains. This instilled in her a life-long love of nature, and interest for helping find… Read More »Miku Lenentine

                Robert Toonen

                  Robert J. Toonen Research Professor, Hawaiʻi Institute of Marine Biology I have a hard time describing my research program in a few sentences. During my research career, I have used a variety of approaches (including individual behavioral assays, ecological experiments in both the field and laboratory, molecular genetic, and computer… Read More »Robert Toonen

                  Healani Chang

                    Healani Chang Associate Specialist, Pacific Biosciences Research Center Director, Native Hawaiian Health Diabetes Project Affiliate Faculty, Global Health Certificate Program, Ecology and Health, OPHS, John A. Burns School of Medicine

                    John Casken

                      John Casken Associate Specialist, School of Nursing & Dental Hygiene Prior to serving in the School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene, Dr. Casken served in the former School of Public Health at the University of Hawaiʻi where, in addition to a regular instructional program , he also headed up the… Read More »John Casken