Christopher Au

Christopher Au

Co-Principal Investigator

Christopher Au is a teacher, writer, and artist. He loves to share stories of his life as a preschool and first grade teacher with education students at the University of Hawaiʻi, where he specializes in early childhood, and elementary literacy and visual arts instruction. Although his research interests include critical theory, postcolonialism, and postmodernism his primary interest is the formation of learning environments that promote a child’s self-expression and creativity. He currently holds the position of Assistant Professor of Early Childhood and if he is not at the library, he can probably be found at the nearest comic book store. Christopher holds a Master’s degree in Fine Arts and was granted a Ph.D. for his educational third space autoethnographic research in 2014.

COE Affiliation

School of Teacher Education - Elementary