EWC Specialists on the Asia Pacific Region

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Dean, Education Program
808.944.7619
Area of Expertise:

International education and training, building Asia Pacific regional knowledge and networks among students, young leaders and journalists, women’s entrepreneurship and leadership development, Pakistan-US relations and media environment in Pakistan

Adjunct Senior Fellow
808.944.7218
Area of Expertise:

China’s political and economic transformation; China’s foreign trade and foreign investment policy; China’s automobile industry development and telecom policy; China-Japan economic relations.

Mary Hattori (bio photo)
Interim Director, Pacific Islands Development Program
808.944.7458
Area of Expertise:

Educational technology, distance learning, information technology, culturally responsive and culturally sustaining education, leadership development, arts education, multilingualism, indigenous research methodologies, Micronesians in the US.

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Manager, Asian Studies Development Program
808.944.7757
Area of Expertise:

Globalization and Comparative Higher Education; Contemporary Buddhist Thought; Ethics and Social Justice; Cultural Diversity

Adjunct Senior Fellow
Area of Expertise:

Journalism, higher education, China and East Asia

Grants Officer
808.944.7186
Area of Expertise:

Diplomacy; Disaster management and humanitarian assistance; Global governance; Global political economy; International conflict management; International education; International relations; US foreign policy

Fellow
Area of Expertise:

Rural livelihoods-natural environment nexus; rural household finance and financial inclusion; common pool resources and community-led governance; food (in)security in rural areas

Senior Fellow, Research Program
808.944.7220
Area of Expertise:

Interdisciplinary hydrology and climatology; Integrated climate, land, and hydrological systems simulation; Applied climate science and climate policy; Effects of climate variability and change on water supply, agriculture, and natural resources; Uncertainty and sensitivity analysis of natural systems modeling; Pacific Islands

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

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

Political and economic development in the Pacific Islands; international relations between the Pacific islands and the United States; sustainable tourism; professional development

Ronald Lee
Adjunct Senior Fellow
Area of Expertise:

Long-run demographic and fiscal stochastic forecasting; intergenerational transfers; macro consequences of population aging; social security; evolutionary theory of the life cycle; and population and economic development

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

Diplomatic Fellow
Area of Expertise:
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

Dr. Satu P. Limaye
Vice President, East-West Center
202.327.9759
Area of Expertise:

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

Fellow, Research Program
808.944.7430
Area of Expertise:

Climate data analysis and mapping, climate variability, climate change adaptation project preparation

Adjunct Senior Fellow, Research Program and Director, Regional Climate Services for the Pacific Region, NOAA NESDIS NCEI
808.944.7453
Area of Expertise:
Development and dissemination of data and products associated with coastal flooding and erosion
Senior Fellow, Research Program
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
Area of Expertise:

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

Adjunct Fellow, Research Program
808.944.7423
Area of Expertise:

Climate adaptation and resilience planning; Evaluative research on climate change policies and programs; Social equity in the context of climate change; Societal dimensions of environmental change

Director of Alumni Engagement
808-944-7645
Area of Expertise:

Organizational Development & Change Leadership, Personal Prototyping & Action Planning, Network Development, Professional Coaching

Adjunct 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.

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Adjunct Senior Fellow, Research Program
+8180.5537.7398
Area of Expertise:

Comparative water and environmental policy and governance; water economies of global cities; China’s water management

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.

Kirsten Oleson
Adjunct Senior Fellow
Area of Expertise:

ecological-economic modeling; nature-based solutions (ecosystem-based adaptation); natural capital accounting; decision analysis; environmental engineering; small scale fisheries; sanitation

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 Fellow, Research Program
808.521.6745
Area of Expertise:

Nonproliferation, strategic trade controls, Japan’s foreign and security policy

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.

Adjunct Senior Fellow
Area of Expertise:

Democracy, elections, conflict, security, Australia, Southeast Asia, Papua New Guinea, Pacific Islands, ANZUS, AUKUS

Curator, EWC Gallery, Arts Program, Communications & External Relations
808.944.7341
Area of Expertise:

Visual and performing arts of Asia and the Pacific; Cultures and arts of Southeast Asia; Asian theatre and puppetry; Balinese performing arts; Indonesian language; Exhibition design and development

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