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Asada, Kelli (M.A., 2001)
Kelli received her Ph.D. in Communication from Michigan State University in 2005 and her B.A. in Psychology from the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa. She is currently an Assistant Professor/Lecturer at Rutgers University in NJ and presently resides in New Brunswick, NJ. [as of September 16, 2005].
Banas, John (M.A., 2001)
John is actively pursuing his Ph.D. at the University of Texas at Austin. He holds a Graduate Teaching Assistantship and is the leader for Dr. Monique Mitchell’s research team. John received his B.A. degree from Michigan State University, and he presently resides in Austin, TX. [as of January 24, 2002].
Boller, Robert (M.A., 1998)
Robert is assistant professor of Department of Speech, University of Hawaii at Manoa. He received his Ed.D. in 2005 from University of San Francisco.
Callison, Marybeth (M.A., 2002)
Marybeth is an adjunct instructor in Speech Communication at the University of Georgia, Athens, GA. She resides in Lilburn, GA. [as of May 23, 2006].
Han, Hae Lin (M.A., 2007)
Hae Lin received her B.A. in Psychology and a Minor in Speech from the UHM in 2005. She is presently working as a Speech Instructor for Windward Community College (Kaneohe) and TRIO Counselor for Kapiolani Community College (Honolulu). She resides in Honolulu, HI. [as of September 13, 2007].
Hubbard (nee Ebesu), Amy S. E. (M.A., 1989)
Amy received her Ph.D. in Communication from the University of Arizona in 1996. Currently, she is a Professor in the Department of Communicology at the University of Hawai‘i-Manoa. Amy also has a B.B.A. in Marketing from UHM. [as of August 21, 2011].
Kulp, Cailin (M.A., 1996)
Cailin received her Ph.D. from University of Texas at Austin, Department of Communication Studies in 2001. Currently, she is Assistant Professor in the Department of Speech at the University of Hawai‘i-Manoa and lives in Honolulu, HI. [as of September 21, 2003].
Web page: http://www2.Hawaii.edu/~cailin/
Lansky (nee Carpenter), Marie (M.A., 1996)
Marie is a Research Consultant in the Technology & Entertainment Sector for TNC in Palo Alto, CA. Marie received her BA from and is presently ABD at Michigan State University. She is also on the Board of Directors of the Border Collie Club of Northern California. She currently resides in Los Altos, CA. [as of July 14, 2006].
Web page: http://www.lanskys.net
Lapinski, Maria (M.A., 1994)
Maria Knight Lapinski is joint-appointed as an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication and Michigan Ag-Bio Research at Michigan State University (MSU). She is currently serving as the Associate Dean for Research for the College of Communication Arts and Sciences. Dr. Lapinski received her doctorate in 2000 from MSU and her Master’s of Arts from University of Hawaii, Manoa.
Nova, Lori (Lori Anders) (M.A., 2000)
Lori owns and teaches at “The Nova Studio ( http://thenovastudio.com ). ” She is living in Point Richmond, California.
O’Brien, Dawn (M.A., 1998)
Dawn received her BA degree from UH-Hilo & resides in Kailua, Hawai‘i. Presently, Dawn is a pastor at New Hope Oahu & co-anchor on Channel 38, “The Spirit of Aloha.” She is also a speaker at various events in the community (e.g. Executive Women International). [as of March 12, 2003].
Oliveira, Carrie (B.A., 1999; M.A., 2002)
Carrie is an Assistant Professor of Commmunication at East Tennessee State University. She received her Ph.D. in Communication from Michigan State University in 2007. She lives in Johnson City, TN. [as of August 24, 2007].
Panlasigui, Velma A. (B.A., 1992; M.A., 1995)
Velma is currently working as the UH Manoa Outreach Specialist on Maui and serves as the liasion for UH Manoa and the neighbor islands for selected outreach undergraduate and graduate programs. Velma lives in Wailuku, HI. [as of March 12, 2003].
Park, Hee-Sun (M.A., 1998)
Hee-Sun received her B.A. at Michigan State University, 1996 with a major in Communication and her Ph.D. from University of California at Santa Barbara (2003). She is presently an Associate Professor at Michigan State University. She resides in East Lansing, MI. She has already begun accumulating various awards for her academic life: Department of Speech Outstanding Graduate Award, University of Hawai‘i 1996-1997 & 1997-1998; James J. Bradac Award for Outstanding Graduate Student in Research, Department of Communication at the University of California, Santa Barbara, 1999-2000; and a number of Top paper awards at various communication conventions [as of September 21, 2008].
Sandrowski (FKA Jennifer Portugal), Jennifer (M.A., 1998)
Jennifer is a Business Banking Officer at the Bank of Hawaii, Kauai Business Banking, Lihue, HI. She is active in the community: Women in Business Roundtable Treasurer; Kauai Chamber of Commerce Small Business Committee; Kauai Filipino Chamber of Commerce; and New Hope Christian Fellowship Lihue. She presently resides in Lihue, HI. [as of June 25, 2007].
Seales, Allison (B.A., 1998; M.A., 2000)
Dr. Seales is a licensed clinical psychologist working at Na Pu’uwai (Molokai, HI) as a behavioral health program director [as of Apr 28, 2010].
Sellars, Michelle (M.A., 2001)
Michelle received her B.A. in Psychology at UHM before going on for her M.A. in Speech. She works as Director of Marketing in CA and is the 2003 President-Elect of the American Society for Training and Development, Golden Gate Chapter, San Francisco, CA. Michelle currently resides in Alameda, CA
[as of March 13, 2003].
Singelis, Theodore [Ted] (M.A., 1992)
Ted is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of California at Chico. He completed his Ph.D. in Psychology in 1995 at the Unviersity of Hawai‘i. He has accumulated a number of awards and honors: He was named a “Founding Fellow” at the International Academy for Intercultural Research’s inaugural meeting at California State University, Fullerton in1998; He received an Academic Research Enhancement Award ($131,000 over three years) from the National Institute on Aging in 2001 for the study titled, “Self, Health and Life Satisfaction among Mexican Americans.” The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Funded this award. Additionally, Ted was the Treasurer for International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology (August, 1996 – August 2001). Ted currently resides in Chico, CA. [as of April 22, 2002].
St. John, Ron (M.A., 1996)
Ron is a Speech Instructor at Mau‘i Community College in Kihei, Mau‘i, HI where he currently resides. He received his B.S. from Northern Michigan University. Ron is currently the OnLine Editor for the Mau‘i Community College Student News Paper–The Ho’oulu. [as of 01 Oct 00].
Web page: http://mauicc.hawaii.edu/staff/stjohn/publicspeakers/index.htmlx
Sung, Jenny Moon (M.A., 1997)
Jenny is a Volunteer Services Manager and is living in Honolulu, HI. [as of November 3, 2002].
Tasaki, Katsuya (M.A., 1997)
Katsuya is Associate Professor at Ferris University, Yokohama, Japan. He went on to receive a Ph.D.in Educational Psychology from the University of Hawai‘i-Manoa in 2001. Katsuya now resides in Yokohama, Japan [as of November 23, 2003].
Timperley, Kerri (M.A., 1994)
Kerri works in Training and Curriculum Development for Perot Systems in Providence, RI, where she currently resides. She received her B.A. in Speech Communciation from the University of Rhode Island in 1992. [as of October 26, 2004].
Waters, Linda (M.A., 1993)
Linda works as a Housing Program Assistant for the YWCA in Honolulu, Hawai‘i. In 1995 she taught interpersonal communication and job communication skills at Spokane Community College in Washington. Linda also received her B.A. degree in Speech from the University of Hawai‘i-Manoa, and makes her home in Honolulu, HI. [as of 1997].
Waxwood, Vincenne A. (M.A., 1968)
After receiving her M.A. in the Department of Speech, Vincenne continued with her academic career and graduated from University of Washington with a Ph.D. in Speech Communication retired from the University of Pittsburgh at the end of the 2000-2001 academic year. Since graduating from UH, Dr. Waxwood also served on the faculty of Hawai‘i Pacific College, Seattle University, Loras College in Iowa, University of Guam, and the University of Maryland Overseas Program. She has focused her efforts on helping others through selected adaptation of their communication, and has conducted workshops in Listening. in Intercultural Communication, in Family Communication, and Business Communication. She is currently living in Germany and can be reached at her (once again) university: University of Maryland, Unit 29216, APO AE 09102. [as of December 13, 2001].
Wong, Norman (B.A., 1997; M.A., 2000)
Norman is an Assistant Professor at the University of Oklahoma in Norman, OK where is resides. He earned his Ph.D from the University of Georgia in 2005. [as of August 28, 2007].
Web page: http://faculty-staff.ou.edu/W/Norman.Wong-1/