EWC Specialists on the Asia Pacific Region

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Director, Office of External Affairs
808.944.7195
Area of Expertise:

Public Diplomacy

Media Program Manager, East-West Seminars
808.944.7176
Area of Expertise:

US-Asia Pacific media issues; Global communication; Reporting on the military in the Asia Pacific

Senior Program Officer, Professional Development Program
808.944.7721
Area of Expertise:

Political and economic development in the Pacific Islands; Trade and investment relations between the Pacific islands and the United States

Adjunct Senior Fellow, Research Program and Professor of Economics, University of Hawaii
808.944.7428
Area of Expertise:

Labor and human resources; Aging and the elderly labor force; Child education and health

Adjunct Senior Fellow, Research Program
808.944.7245
Area of Expertise:

Globalization and the geography of health and disease; Climate change and health; Gender, health and development

Director, East-West Center in Washington; and Director, Asia Matters for America initiative
202.327.9759
Area of Expertise:

Asia Pacific international relations; US-Asia defense and security relations; India’s foreign policy

Adjunct Senior Fellow, Research Program
808.944.7641
Area of Expertise:

Research, networking and capacity building related to climate change adaption in the Asia-Pacific region and changing water conditions associated with climate change in Hawaii.

Director, Leadership Program
808.944.7373
Area of Expertise:

Leadership education; Regional economic development and risk analysis; Applied Asian studies

Adjunct Senior Fellow, Research Program and Director, Pacific Regional Climate Services, NOAA
808.944.7453
Area of Expertise:
Development and dissemination of data and products associated with coastal inundation and erosion; Natural hazards risk reduction and climate adaptation planning
Adjunct Senior Fellow, Research Program
808.944.7411
Area of Expertise:

Environmental tipping points; Ecological control of mosquito-borne diseases

Senior Fellow, Research Program and Professor of Economics, University of Hawaii
808.944.7455
Area of Expertise:

Economic development and population change; economic consequences of aging; intergenerational transfers; and lifecycle saving and wealth.

Adjunct Senior Fellow, Professional Development Program
Area of Expertise:

China’s capitalist transition and industrial/financial reforms; International and comparative political economy; East Asia security issues

Adjunct Senior Fellow, Research Program and Chief, Policy Section, United Nations Population Division
917.367.4632
Area of Expertise:

Population and sustainable development; reproductive health; HIV/AIDS; and nutrition.

Distinguished Senior Fellow, East-West Center
808.944.7418
Area of Expertise:

The Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum; Asia Pacific international relations, economic issues, and security issues; US-Asia policy, trade policy.

Co-Director, Asia Pacific Higher Education Research Partnership (APHERP)
808.944.7599
Area of Expertise:

Comparative Higher Education; Globalization; Health policy

Non-Resident Senior Fellow, Research Program and Executive Vice President and Director of Studies, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Area of Expertise:

Political economy of US trade policy; US economic relations with Asia; economies of Japan, China and Korea; North Korea and the prospects for Korean unification.

Non-Resident Senior Fellow, Research Program and Director, SAIS Europe, Johns Hopkins University
Area of Expertise:

Economic development in Asia and ASEAN; International economic integration; Asia Pacific regionalism

Adjunct Senior Fellow, Research Program and Visiting Professor, Khon Kaen University
66-43-202-366
Area of Expertise:

Upland development in Vietnam; Environmental perception; Sustainable land use; Global environmental policies.

Emeritus Senior Fellow, Research Program
808.944.7403
Area of Expertise:

Populations of Japan, China, India, Nepal; Below-replacement fertility; Fertility and family planning, and infant and child mortality

Senior Fellow and Supervisor of POSCO Fellowship Program, Research Program
808.944.7244
Area of Expertise:

Northeast Asian political and security issues

Vice President of Development
808.944.7100
Area of Expertise:

Executive leadership in fundraising, business planning, communications and institutional development for nonprofit, corporate and government organizations.

Senior Fellow, Research Program
808.944.7249
Area of Expertise:

Interdisciplinary research in: Environmental Risk Analysis; Exposure Assessment; Environmental Health; Air Pollution; Emerging Infectious Diseases, Environmental Justice, Impacts of Peri-urbanization; and Public Perceptions of Environmental Risks

Adjunct Senior Fellow, Office of the President
808.944.7166
Area of Expertise:

Asia Pacific international relations; US-Asia defense/ security relations and policy

Curator, EWC Gallery, Arts Program
808.944.7543
Area of Expertise:

Art of Asia and the Pacific; South and Southeast Asian culture; Asian theater and puppetry

Adjunct Senior Fellow, Research Program and President, Global Environment and Energy in the 21st Century
808.944.7456
Area of Expertise:

India-Pakistan Cooperation in Environment and Energy; Nuclear nonproliferation issues: Water and security in South Asia; Energy and global climate change.

Adjunct Senior Fellow, Research Program
Area of Expertise:

International urbanization and planning issues: water supplies, infrastructure and inequality

Director, AsiaPacificEd Program for Schools
808.944.7596
Area of Expertise:

K-12 education on Asia and the Pacific region; Policy and curriculum issues for improved Asia Pacific-related education; Asian American history and related issues

Adjunct Senior Fellow, Research Program
808-944-7430
Area of Expertise:

Political-military issues in the Asia-Pacific region with a special focus on China-US relations especially as they relate to US security alliances. 

President, East-West Center
808.944.7103
Area of Expertise:

Strategic and operational leadership of multicultural organizations; Asia Pacific business and trade; Asian and Western history and philosophy.

Adjunct Senior Fellow, Research Program
808.944.7324
Area of Expertise:

Chinese culture and identity; The globalization of Chinese cuisine; Politics of national identity in cultural policies.

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