Ivy Yeung, JD, MBA, MPA, is a PhD candidate in Educational Foundations and faculty member at the University of Hawaii at Manoa with 15 years of invaluable experience in international cooperation and partnerships. In her current role, Ms. Yeung is dedicated to fostering global partnerships and advancing candidates’ development through culturally responsive, place-based instruction. She has a dual role as an instructor and the Director of Operations for the PACMED program, a Master’s in Education (MEd) degree program with a unique Pacific and STEM focus that supports and develops leaders within the communities it serves. PACMED reaches across Hawaii, American Samoa, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, and Palau. Ms. Yeung’s research interests span a diverse range of topics, including culturally responsive education and legal issues. Her dedication to these subjects underscores her passion for contributing to capacity building and well-being of the communities she serves.
Ms. Yeung’s research interests span a diverse range of topics, including culturally responsive education and legal issues.
Global & International Education
JD, Juris doctorate (2017)
Richardson School of Law, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Honolulu, HI
BA, International Business, Human Resource Management, and Finance
University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Honolulu, HI
Taira, B.W., Cross, K., Maunakea, S., Yeung, I. & Zuercher, D.K. (2021). Intentional improvising: an extreme Pacific region university/school self-study in response to the covid19 crisis. The Response and Responsibility of School-University Partnerships in a Time of Crisis, themed issue of School-University Partnerships. National Association of Professional Development Schools (NAPDS).
Zuercher, D.K., Nakano, G., Anjain, J. & Yeung, I. (2020). STEM Education in the Pacific Islands. IATED Digital Library. Valencia, Spain: INTED2020 Proceedings, pp. 7527- 7535. ISBN: 978-84-09-17939-8. doi: 10.21125/inted.2020.2014
Yeung, I. (September, 2017). The Price of Citizenship: Would Citizenship Cost American Samoa Its National Identity?. Asian Pacific Law and Policy Journal. Retrieved September 1, 2017 from http://blog.hawaii.edu/aplpj/files/2016/09/APLPJ_17.2_Yeung_Final.pdf