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

Adjunct Senior Fellow, Research Program
808.531.1411
Research Interests:

Sherry P. Broder concentrates in complex civil litigation – trials, appeals, class actions, personal injury, medical malpractice, products liability, international law, ocean law, environmental law, human rights, and rights of Native Hawaiians and other indigenous people.

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 Fellow
Research Interests:

U.S.-Myanmar relations; regional economic trends, leveraging the private sector for poverty alleviation, the role of women and education in economic development strategy, and the process of transformational learning in the Asian context.

 

Adjunct Fellow, Research Program
Research Interests:

China, North Korea, and nuclear weapons policy; Asian geopolitics and Northeast Asian security

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, Research Program
Research Interests:

Environmental planning, energy and climate change policy, resource management, and system modeling.

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 

Adjunct Senior Fellow
Research Interests:

U.S. export control and national security matters; domestic and international technology transfers and licensing; and outsourcing and manufacturing in Asia

Adjunct Senior Fellow, Research Program
808.944.7321
Research Interests:

China’s industrial and innovation policies and their impact on the U.S. economy; Global production networks and R&D internationalization in high-tech industries and Asia’s emerging knowledge economies; Comparative study of intellectual property rights regimes and standardization policies in Asia (especially China) and the United States

Adjunct Fellow, Research Program, East-West Center
808.956.5596
Research Interests:
  • health economics
  • health systems and policy
  • health financing
  • health workforce
  • global health policy
Adjunct Fellow, Research Program
Research Interests:

U.S. defense policy and U.S.-China relations; China policy in the military in Hawai‘i

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

Acting Director, 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 Fellow, Research Program
808.944.7263
Research Interests:

Asia Pacific regional security and political economy, Japanese politics and foreign policy, economic-security linkages, trade agreements, foreign direct investment, multinational corporations, regional institutional architecture.

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.

Adjunct Fellow, Research Program
Research Interests:

Climate Change mitigation and adaptation

Adjunct Senior Fellow, Research Program
Research Interests:

Journalism, higher education, China and East Asia

Senior Fellow, Research Program
808.944.7220
Research Interests:

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

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 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
Senior Fellow, Research Program
808.944.7455
Research Interests:

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

Adjunct Fellow, Research Program
808.944.7423
Research Interests:

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

Adjunct Senior Fellow, East-West Center
808.944.7418
Research Interests:

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
Research Interests:

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
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.

Adjunct Senior Fellow, Research Program
Research Interests:

Ecosystem services and environmental valuation in Hawai‘i

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 Fellow, Research Program
808.521.6745
Research Interests:

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
Research Interests:

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

Adjunct Senior Fellow, Research Program and Professor, Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies Waseda University, Tokyo
(+81-3) 3286-3877
Research Interests:

Qualitative research on family and gender issues, work/life balance, contemporary Japanese society, anthropology of work, immigration policy.

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

Northeast Asian political and security issues

Adjunct Senior Fellow, Research Program
Research Interests:

Cybersecurity and nuclear nonproliferation (particularly focused on China); Technology policy in Asia; US-China 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 Fellow, Research Program
Research Interests:

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Project Specialist
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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:

Development and gender issues in developing countries, quantitative analysis of time use surveys, and agricultural development.