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Xu Di Chair

Interests: Educational Foundations, Philosophy, Multicultural and International educ., teacher education

(808) 956-0480

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Alexander Means Graduate Chair

Interests: Sociology of Education, Education Policy, Critical Theory, Urban Education, Political Economy, Learning, Work, and Technology, Cultural Studies, Social Movements

(808) 956-7901

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Marsha Ninomiya Office Manager

Interests: Ballroom dancing Traveling/Cruising

(808) 956-7817

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Baoyan Cheng Associate Professor

Interests: Comparative/International Education with special interest in Chinese education; international student mobility; equity issues in higher education ; globalization and cultural issues in education; liberal arts education in the global context

(808) 956-4246

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D. Brent Edwards Jr. Associate Professor

Interests: Global Education Policy; Global Governance of Education; Knowledge production and mobilization; International Organizations; Policy Borrowing and Traveling; Political Economy of Education Reform; Policy implementation (esp. decentralization/participation and market-based reforms)

(808) 956-4242

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Derek Taira Assistant Professor

Interests: cultural diversity in education; 20th century social and cultural American History; History of American Education; History of Education in Hawaiʻi; History of Territorial Hawaiʻi; Settler Colonialism; U.S. Education Policy

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Hannah Tavares Associate Professor

Interests: Multiculturalism and education, philosophies of race and ethnicity, feminist theory and body politics, media and cultural studies, postfoundational research approaches to the educational world.;

(808) 956-8624

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Lori Ideta Affiliated Faculty

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Keiichi Ogawa Affiliated Faculty

Interests: Economics of Education, Education Finance, Education Policy and Planning, Impact Evaluation, Comparative International Education