Research Staff

Fellow, Research Program
808.944.7233
Research Interests:

Land-use/land-cover change, geospatial analysis, biodiversity and conservation, climate change adaptation, environmental vulnerability, dynamic systems modeling

Senior Fellow, Research Program
808.944.7476
Research Interests:

Infectious disease modeling and policy analysis with an emphasis on strengthening national HIV responses, reducing HIV impacts and maximizing the returns on HIV investments; risk behaviors and epidemiology of HIV in Asia and the Pacific; public policy for HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment; International collaboration on health issues; responses to COVID-19 in Hawaii.

Adjunct Senior Fellow, Research Program
808.944.7475
Research Interests:

Family and Gender Issues; Fertility and Reproductive Health; Policy Implications of Low Fertility; Health Transition in East and Southeast Asia; Statistical Analysis of Demographic Process

Adjunct Senior Fellow
808.800.7500
Research Interests:

sustainability; environment, social governance; economic, climate, and energy policy

Adjunct Senior Fellow, Research Program
Research Interests:

Quantitative methods and measurement; intergenerational transfers; economic consequences of population aging; gender and economic activity; women's economic empowerment; time use 

Senior Fellow, Research Program
412.683.2300 ext.4279
Research Interests:

Cognitive, emotional, and socio-psychological factors affecting human judgment and decision making; Cultural values and the perception of environmental and health risks; Climate change risk perception and communication

Senior Fellow, Research Program
808.944.7248
Research Interests:

Land cover/land-use change in Southeast Asia; climate variability, change, and risk; community-based management of natural resources in South and Southeast Asia; forest fragmentation and degradation; spatial information technologies and society

Fellow, Research Program
808.944.7729
Research Interests:

geospatial analysis, climate variability, extreme climate events, rainfall patterns, vegetation response

Adjunct Senior Fellow, Research Program
808.944.7426
Research Interests:

Challenges of climate change for Asian cities; Regional impacts of climate and environmental change and adaptation policies; Population, urbanization and development in Asia

Adjunct Senior Fellow, Research Program
808.944.7218
Research Interests:

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.

Fellow, Research Program
808.944.7220
Research Interests:

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

Adjunct Senior Fellow
Research Interests:

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
Research Interests:

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

Adjunct Senior Fellow, Research Program
808.944.7245
Research Interests:

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

Fellow, Research Program
808.944.7430
Research Interests:

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

Adjunct Senior Fellow, Research Program
808.944.7641
Research Interests:

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.

EWC Vice President; Director of Research; Director (designate) of the Pacific Islands Development Program
808.944.7518
Research Interests:

Asia Pacific international relations; US-Oceania defense and security relations; Political and economic development in the Pacific Islands.

Adjunct Senior Fellow, Research Program and Director, Regional Climate Services for the Pacific Region, NOAA NESDIS NCEI
808.944.7453
Research Interests:
Development and dissemination of data and products associated with coastal flooding and erosion
Research Fellow and Program Manager for the Pacific Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments (Pacific RISA) Program
808.944.7423
Research Interests:

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

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

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
Research Interests:

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

Administrative Officer, Research Program
808.944.7751
Research Interests:
Adjunct Senior Fellow, Research Program and Visiting Professor, Khon Kaen University
66-43-202-366
Research Interests:

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

Emeritus Senior Fellow, Research Program
808.944.7403
Research Interests:

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
Research Interests:

Northeast Asian political and security issues

Senior Fellow, Research Program
808.944.7249
Research Interests:

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, Research Program and President, Global Environment and Energy in the 21st Century
808.944.7456
Research Interests:

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
Research Interests:

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

Project Specialist
Research Interests:
Adjunct Senior Fellow, Research Program
808.944.7227
Research Interests:

Politics of land use change, resource extraction, and environmental conservation; resources and armed conflict dynamics;  environmental peace building; Chinese investment in Southeast Asia; mainland Southeast Asia, with focus on Burma/Myanmar.

 

Adjunct Senior Fellow, Research Program
808.944.7324
Research Interests:

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

Fellow, Research Program
808.944.7511
Research Interests:

Gender issues in Asia and Africa, quantitative analysis of time-use surveys, agricultural development