M.A. Alumni

2010-2015

M.A. 2015

Name Current Position
Ellise Akazawa  
Mark Alexander  
Micah Chapman  
Casey Crawford  
Brian Gordon Ph.D. student, Political Theory, Johns Hopkins University
Tina Grandinetti  
Heather Heffner  
Taryn Ka‘ili  
Keonwoo Kim Manager, Management Innovation Team, Seoul Housing Corporation/Seoul Metropolitan City Government
Hyon-Oh Kim  
Michael Miller  
Geejay Milli  
Andrew Nelson  
Bum Chul Shin Ph.D. student, Political Science, UH Mānoa

M.A. 2014

Name Current Position
Jean Ku‘ulei Bezilla  
Taryn Ino  
Michael O'Kelley  
Jonathan Ramil  
Tammavit Tasnavites  

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M.A. 2013

Name Current Position
Nika Nashiro  

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M.A. 2012

Name Current Position
Ilhan Bae  
Megumi Chibana Ph.D. student, Political Science, UH Mānoa
Adriane M. Raff Corwin Free-lance Futurist
Naomi Leipold  
Nadezna Ortega  
Eri Oura  
Greg Tsugawa  
Jolyn Prieto  
Greg Tsugawa  
Christina Veran  
Aubrey Yee Ph.D. Student, Political Science, UH Mānoa
Scott Yim Office of International and Intergovernmental Relations, Millennium Engineering Integration, NASA Ames Research Center

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M.A. 2011

Name Current Position
Ashlee Affonso  
Heather Frey Ph.D. Student, Political Science, UH Mānoa
Allison Herschel  
Aaron Hunger  
Kylee Kim  
Tracy Ann Lutz  
Mariko Miyahara  
Rollie Ortiz  
Andrew Pulaski  
Rex Troumbley Ph.D. Student, Political Science, UH Mānoa
Forrest Young Ph.D. Anthropology ’11, UH Mānoa; Lecturer, Anthropology, UH West O‘ahu
Gino Zarrinfar Ph.D. Student, Political Science, UH Mānoa

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M.A. 2010

Name Current Position
Brian Jacob Bilsky Ph.D. Student, Political Science, UH Mānoa
Kevin Michael Buntrock  
Ross Chergosky  
Justine Marie Espiritu  
Douglas Mayes Johnson  
Teresa Adelaide Kessenich-Chase  
Darrell Andrew Kicker  
Jennifer Mari Ko  
Shan Lan  
Lucas Manduru  
Melanie Repato Medalle  
Mika Elise Mochida  
Bjorn John Ramos Ph.D. Student, Political Science, UH Mānoa
Akira Oakaokalani Ruddle Miyamoto  
Summer Kaonohiokalā Starr  
Sally Taylor  
Reid Yu Uratani  
Elizabeth Rose Urbanczyk  

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2000-2009

M.A. 2009

Name Current Position
Andrea D. Bertoli  
Bagula D. Buhendwa  
Wan-Ting Chung  
Paul D. Clur Research and Grant Writing Consultant, the General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada
Timothy O. Desmond  
Krystie K. D. Gonzales  
Kimberly Goodman-Kim  
Jenna McKay McDonald  
Sunhong Min  
Igor O. Nikitin Ph.D. Student, Political Science, UH Mānoa
Carly Ululani Oliva Graduate Programs Support Assistant
Seong Won Park Ph.D. Student, Political Science, UH Mānoa
Thomas W. Quinn  
Teguh Santosa Founder, General Manager, and Managing Director, Rakyat Merdeka Online
Chad J. Shomura Ph.D. Student, Political Science, Johns Hopkins University
Melissa K. Takaaze  
Puangchon Unchanam Lecturer

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M.A. 2008

Name Current Position
Marc B. Allred  
Kristen E. Clyne-Hamitouche  
Timothy G. Conkling Ph.D. Student, Political Science, UH Mānoa
Shelley M. Hartling  
Ikaika M. L. Hussey Publisher, The Hawai‘i Independent and Maoliworld.com
Patrick S. Johnston Collective Digital Studio
Rathana Keo  
Norman K. Kukona  
Allison Yi Yin Pan  
Judith M. Pettibone  
Sophan Seng  
Pramono U. Tanthowi  
Lisa A. Uyehara  

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M.A. 2007

Name Current Position
Stuart G. C. Candy  
Mary-Lindsey K. L. Correa Instructor, Hawaiian Studies, Kapi‘olani Community College
Mefi Hermawanti  
Tianyuan Huang Ph.D. Student, Political Science, UH Mānoa
Solomon Kantha National Programme Officer, International Organization for Migration
Crystal Bae Lee  
Takuya Murata  
Saimoni G. Naivalu  
Sharain Naylor Ph.D. Student, Political Science, UH Mānoa
Anne V. O'Connor  
Siska M. S. Ott  
Ponipate R. Rokolekutu Ph.D. Student, Political Science, UH Mānoa
Nicolette Rowe William S. Richardson School of Law student
Janet G. Shaikh Board of Directors, InMotion Network
Sophronia J. Smith  
Tuifao, Francis P. MSW '13, Hawai‘i Pacific University

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M.A. 2006

Name Current Position
Luukia T. Archer Ph.D. Student, Political Science, UH Mānoa
Brandon K. Bunag Assistant Director, Enrichment Department, Kamehameha Schools
Sonja H. Caymaz  
Jocelyn W. C. Chong  
Nina B. Heiberg  
Willy Daniel K. Kauai Ph.D. Student, Political Science, UH Mānoa
Genai U. Keli‘ikuli Instructor, Hawaiian Studies, Leeward Community College
Na Won Kim  
Subir K. Kole  
Alysa C. Majer  
Amy Joy Matsen  
Misti M. Pali  
Valancy Rasmussen Substitute Teacher, Honolulu District
Iokepa Salazar Ph.D. Student, Political Science, UH Mānoa
Encop Sopia Member of Indonesia's Serang District Parliament
Mary Lucia Vorsino  
Hayden Imaikalani Winchester  
Jing Wu  

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M.A. 2005

Name Current Position
Eric A. Bettis  
Alison K. Bonas  
Matthew A. Curitti  
Nicolita M. S. Garces Resource Center Assistant, Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i

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M.A. 2004

Name Current Position
Melisa Casumbal Assistant Professor, Politics, Whitman College
David S. Chang President/CEO, WealthBridge Inc.
Andrea K. Dang  
Ryota Dei Pacific Daily News
John Faulds  
Thomas Griffitts  
Diane Hansen  
Matthew Morgan  
Edward Zelczak  

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M.A. 2003

Name Current Position
Christina M. Akanoa Special Instructor, Political Science, Brigham Young University–Hawai‘i
Mary T. Cruz  
Alyson E. Farrow  
Jeffrey S. Han  
Zachary B. Hickman  
Akiyo Kuramochi  
Jennifer K. Laa  
Jae-Cheon Lim Ph.D. Political Science '07, Korea University
Richard F. Marshall  
Anthony D. Medrano Assistant Director, Southeast Asian Studies, Center for International Studies, Ohio University
Xiaodan Wang  
Darlene M. Williams  

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M.A. 2002

Name Current Position
Suzanne A. Acord Ph.D. Political Science '08, UH Mānoa; Teacher, Mid-Pacific Institute
Grace A. Caligtan Owner, Grace Intelligence, Hawai‘i
Jackie H. Chung  
Dionna A. Humphrey Founder, Dionna Humphrey Consulting; Internet Strategist, Amplify Public Affairs, LLC, Washington, D.C.
Chang Liang  
Pilar Williams  
Qi Zeng  

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M.A. 2001

Name Current Position
Lance D. Collins Ph.D. Political Science '10, UH Mānoa; Attorney, Maui, HI; Independent Scholar
Eugene N. Franks  
Sydney L. Iaukea Ph.D. Political Science '08, UH Mānoa; Educational Specialist, Hawaiian Studies, Hawai‘i Department of Education
Devin K. Joshi Assistant Professor, Joseph Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver, Colorado
Yasue Kamada  
Shawn J. Kelley  
Jeffrey D. Korando  
Afu Lefaoseu EdD Organizational Leadership Student, Argosy University, Hawai‘i
Kevin M. Lord  
Caixia Lu Ph.D. Political Science '10, UH Mānoa
Lewis K. Plain  
Sueko A. Sakai  
Akihiko Takahashi  
Mike C. Ulibas,  
Yeoun J. Varley Ph.D. Political Science '10, UH Mānoa
Melly E. Wilson Ph.D. Political Science '10, UH Mānoa

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M.A. 2000

Name Current Position
Christopher A. Baron,  
Eun K. Choi,  
Karen J. Eckart,  
Stanford J. Fichtman  
Malia Gibson  
Karin E. Ingersoll Ph.D. Political Science '09, UH Mānoa
Mark L. Justman Futurist, Social Technologies, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Keita Kawahata  
Claudia M. Kim Ph.D. Political Science '09, UH Mānoa
Deitra T. Korando  
Richard A. Lum Ph.D. Political Science '09, UH Mānoa; Chief Executive Officer, Vision Foresight Strategy LLC, Hawai‘i; President, Board of Directors, I Ola Lāhui
Bataa Mishigish  
Peter L. Moore Ph.D. Earned Ph.D. (POLS) in 2010
Thaddeus S. Oliver Earned Ph.D. (POLS) in 2006; Managing Partner, HARA LLC, Washington, D.C. (the Human Edge in Research)
Tiffany S. Thompson  
Phyllis Wong  

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1990-1999

M.A. 1999

Name Current Position
Tara L. Hunt Business Management Department, DD, NJVC LLC, Washington, D.C.
RaeDeen Keahiolalo Karasuda Ph.D. Political Science '08, UH Mānoa; Working for Kamehameha Schools
Lia O Neill M. Keawe Ph.D. Political Science '09, UH Mānoa; Assistant Professor, Hawaiian Studies, UH Mānoa
Shehzi S. Khan  
Vicki P. Latham  
Karen A. Le  
Quan Li  
Tanya M. Schenk  
Jesse K. Souki Lawyer, Deputy Corporation (Transit), City and County of Honolulu, Hawai'i
White, Douglas A.  

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M.A. 1998

Name Current Position
Todd P. Allen  
Yoshihisa Amae Ph.D. Political Science '07, UH Mānoa; Assistant Professor, Chang Jung Christian University in Taiwan
Frecia P. Basilio  
Boong J. Chung  
John K. Decamp  
Douglas A. Fisk  
Gary W. Forth  
John M. Fugui  
Kathleen C. Hurtubise Founder and President, Gourmet Events Hawai‘i
Chloe E. Jessen  
Joo H. Lee  
Devin A. Nordberg  
Miria L. Pomare Board Member, Te Papa Tongarewa (Museum of New Zealand)
Ching H. Tseng  
Tim M. Yoshitake  
Xiaoshui Yu  
Jie Zhuang  

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M.A. 1997

Name Current Position
Ganbold Baasanjav  
James P. Burns  
Bonita R. Cavanaugh  
Nicole J. Field  
Liza F. Hamada  
Margaret-Jean Hansen  
Pamela Hayashi  
Kara M. Hopkins  
Stephen D. Kiser  
Li Lu  
Brian J. Masshardt Ph.D. Political Science '09, UH Mānoa
Arnold T. Phillips  
Rodney T. Sakaguchi  
Chandrashekar A. Tamirisa Business Development Manager, Syneren Technologies

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M.A. 1996

Name Current Position
John F. Cashman Head, Social Technologies Office, Shanghai, China
Anthony B. Castanha Ph.D. Political Science '04, UH M÷noa
Shana L. Davidson Senior Associate, ClearWord Communications; Direct Marketing Advisor, The Fund for American Studies, Washington, D.C.
Keith K. Hamada  
Andrea L. LaBarge Ph.D. Political Science '02, UH Mānoa
Yi-Jin Lin  
Kevin K. Luka  
Terry Park Programmer/Analyst, The Hay Group, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Michael L. Scheiern Fellow, The Fredrick S. Pardee RAND Graduate School, California
Richard W. Sommerville  
Heather L. Stanton  
George K. Steuer  
Barry Y. Yoshida  

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M.A. 1995

Name Current Position
Steven S. Au  
Karl R. Fleischman  
Maria T. Gonzalez  
Clifton E. Heen  
Cynthia A. Josayma Director, Earthly Waters Travel, San Francisco Bay Area, California
Cynthia Y. Kop  
Kelly R. Kraemer Ph.D. Political Science '00, UH Mānoa; Assistant Professor, Peace Studies Department, College of Saint Benedict, Saint John's University, Minnesota
Trudi J. Lang  
Drew G. Martin Ph.D. Political Science '96, UH Mānoa; Associate Professor, Marketing, College of Business and Economics, UH Hilo
Allan J. Mossing  
Terri A. Motosue Managing Partner, Carlsmith Ball, LLP, Hawaii
Ursula C. Rodillas  
Judy L. Rohrer Ph.D. Political Science '05, UH Mānoa; Assistant Professor, Women's Studies, Texas Woman's University
Jacqueline E. Shields  
Anna K. Tsang  
John J. Witeck  
Yongchang Zhao  

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M.A. 1994

Name Current Position
Herman T. Andaya President, Maui Filipino Community Council
Humberto Arroyo  
Rand S. Berke Oregon Energy Partnership Coordinator, Community Action Partnership of Oregon
Jonathan R. Buckstead  
Ana M. Bustos  
Joshua L. Cooper  
Yury D. Dipasquale Owner, Yucatan Lots (Real Estate), Mexico
Michael R. Dubois  
Gail L. Dukes  
John P. Faulds  
Colleen M. Fox Director of Adolescent Services, Hina Mauka, Hawai‘i
Kalani M. Fujiwara Lecturer, Political Science, Honolulu Community College; Lecturer, Political Science, Hawaii Tokai International College
James M. Gallagher  
Muhammad A. Hikam Ph.D. Political Science '95, UH Mānoa; Senior Counselor, Kiroyan Partners, Indonesia; Member of the House of Representatives (DPR-RI), Indonesia
Roger G. Ho Attorney, American Legal Advocates; Counsel, Wenzel and Associates, California
Lauren M. Kim  
Dorene L. Mazzone Ph.D. Political Science '00, UH Mānoa; Instructor, Political Science, Diablo Valley College, California
Tonja L. McCoy-Marble School/Community Engagement Liaison, Anne Arundel County Board of Education, Maryland
Michael W. Middleton  
Luan K. Nguyen  
Donald C. Oberheu  
Hisaaki Osawa  
Joseph P. Peterson  
Jo Ann T. Sakaguchi  
Trula Tacker  
Nusara Thaitawat  
Emanuela Wenzel Director of Recruiting, FGM, Inc., Washington, D.C.
Michael J. Wood  
James M. Yangetmai  
Allison K. Yap  

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M.A. 1993

Name Current Position
Fredrick S. Anthony  
Bindi Borg Human Development Officer, Secretariat of the Pacific Community, New Caledonia
Joseph H. Campos Ph.D. Political Science '05, UH Mānoa
Shawn P. Ching Associate (Commercial and Construction Litigation), Kobayashi, Sugita and Goda
Roger S. Daniels  
Kristen M. Erbes Ph.D. Political Science '03, UH Mānoa
Barbara A. Flacco Partner (Lawyer) at Foley Hoag LLP
Adrianne N. Greenlees Director of Development, The Calverton School (Non-Profit Organization Management Industry)
Daris K. Hao Senior Project Executive, U.S. General Services Administration, Federal Technology Service
Madeline L. Harcourt Assistant Specialist and Assistant Professor, Center on Disability Studies, UH Mānoa
Michael D. Hauser  
Katharina C. Heyer Ph.D. Political Science '02, UH Mānoa; Associate Professor, Political Science, UH Mānoa
Marc Innes-Brown Ambassador to Iran, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Australian Government
Joan L. James  
Sanjai Kumar  
Hi W. Lee Ph.D. Political Science '96, UH Mānoa
Timothy E. Lewis  
Gitiara Nasreen Ph.D. Political Science '98, UH Mānoa; Professor/Chairman, Department of Mass Communication and Journalism, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
John B. Nevara  
Jonathan O. Nissen  
Valerie A. Nullet  
Kelly A. Redivo  
Sharon J. Rodgers  
Richard N. Salvador  
Benjamin W. Schad  
Jordi Serra Del Pino  
Jean-Paul Suter  
Ronald L. Todt  
Antoinette L. Worst  

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M.A. 1992

Name Current Position
Jet R. Alejo  
Christopher D. Alper  
Bettina J. Brown Ph.D. Student, Political Science, UH Mānoa
Oi M. Chan  
Bing Cui  
David Fouse Professor, Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies, Hawai‘i
Timothy J. Fowler  
Fredrick Galtung  
Randall B. Fanigan  
Stephen N. Graham  
Renate E. Gregory  
Ellen A. Heid  
Clark H. Hirota Labor Relations and Training, Department of Human Resources, Hawai‘i
Kevin R. Horning  
Thomas S. Im  
Elizabeth C. Kawecki  
Louise M. Kubo  
Colette T. Morita  
Crystal Ray K. Naone Ph.D. Political Science '08, UH Mānoa; Chief Executive Officer, Institute for Native Pacific Education and Culture
Ryuko Niina  
Chris Niina  
Peter A. Racine  
Jon M. Shigaki  
Darren S. Shinbo  
Clayton S. Sinyai  
Arvin C. Wu  
Soon B. Yeap  
Daojiong Zha Associate Professor, International Relations; Chair, Department of International Economy, School of International Studies, Renmin University of China, Beijing

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M.A. 1991

Name Current Position
Mehmed Ali Special Advisor for Outreach, US Embassy Baghdad, Department of State
Melvin B. Cadiente  
Djohermansyah Djohan  
Thomas F. Feeney  
Jay J. Fujimoto  
Kimberly K. Graves  
Kimie Hara  
George M. Harris  
Robert P. Huff  
Jan W. Huston Ph.D Political Science '00, UH Mānoa
Hee-Nam Jung  
Pamela S. Kido Library Assistant, Hawai‘i State Library
Frederick W. Klemmer  
Eiko Kosasa Instructor, Political Science, Leeward Community College
Suparra Limsong  
Douglas P. Margolis Assistant Professor, Writing Studies, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Tara L. Mckenzie  
Jonna L. Meamber  
Thomas J. Morgan  
Diosdado L. Pascual Ph.D. Political Science '96, UH Mānoa
William R. Payne  
Ali Riaz Ph.D. Political Science '93, UH Mānoa; Department Chair, Department of Politics and Government, Illinois State University
Malia A. Robinson  
Manfred Steger Professor, Political Science, UH Mānoa
Patrick K. Suzuki  
Gregory H. Takizawa Consultant, Cisco Systems, Inc.; Managing Director, Get It Said Marketing
Chenshan Tian Ph.D. Political Science '96, UH Mānoa; Special Programs Coordinator, Center for Chinese Studies, UH Mānoa
Wen Tian  

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M.A. 1990

Name Current Position
Mark C Blair Partner, Blair and Kim, PLLC
Nancy M. Kanyuk  
Cynthia A. Loo  
Katsunori Nariya  
Pamela C. Oliga-Bonhomme  
Earl K. Ranker  
William B. Zimmerman  

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