Education & Academic
Positions


University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

Honolulu, Hawai‘i, USA

Associate Professor of
Mathematics Education (Tenured)

August 2013- Present


University of Hawai‘i - West O‘ahu

Kapolei, Hawai‘i, USA

Associate Professor of Mathematics (Tenured)

August 2007- July 2013


University of California
Los Angeles

Los Angeles, California, USA

Ph.D., Mathematics Education

June 2007


University of Tokyo

Tokyo, Japan

Visiting Scholar of Mathematics

June 2007


Harvard University

Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Ed.M. Education, Mathematics Concentration

June 2003


Montana State University

Bozeman, Montana, USA

M.S. Mathematics

June 2009


Brigham Young University

Provo, Utah, USA

B.A. Mathematics Education,

minor in Music, Organ Performance

(Graduated with Honors)


Punahou Academy School

Honolulu, Hawai‘i, USA

(Graduated with Honors &
Recipient of Punahou Presidential Award)

Projects

Boston, Massachusetts, USA

  • 2002 - 2003; Harvard University Project "IF" (Inventing the Future)
  • 2002 - 2003; Harvard University Research Conference/International Forum

Honolulu, Hawai‘i, USA
  • 2013 - Present; U.S. Department of Education, Ethnomathematics and STEM Institute
  • 2013 - Present; UH Mānoa Quantitative Literacy Strategic Team
  • 2007 - Present; Polynesian Voyaging Society Worldwide Voyage Education Hui
  • 2012 - 2013; UHWO Hawai‘i Graduation Initiative Lead Team
  • 2008 - 2013; National Science Foundation, UHWO Mathematics Center
  • 2010 - 2011; Hawai‘i Pacific Islands Campus Compact (HIPICC) EcosySTEM
  • 2010 - 2011; U.S. Department of Education, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and Native Hawaiian Career and Technical Education Program
  • 2010 - 2015; University of Hawai‘i Student Equity, Excellence, and Diversity Office, Ethnomathematics Curriculum Project
  • 2009 - 2015; University of Hawai‘i and State of Hawai‘i Department of Education Standards Streamlining Project Advisory Council
  • 2008 - Present; Hawai‘i P-20 Partnerships for Education, American Diploma Project, Mathematics Acceleration Workgroup, and UH Campus Common Core Liaison Workgroup
  • 2006 - 2007; East-West Center Asia Pacific Leadership Program
  • 2006 - 2008; East-West Center Education 2020
  • 2003, 2007, 2013-2015; Pacific Resources for Education and Learning (PREL), Pathways to College Network and Pacific Regional Comprehensive Center

Los Angeles, California, USA
  • 2004 - 2007; UCLA Center for International Development in Education
  • 2003 - 2005; UCLA Education Abroad Program

Provo, Utah, USA
  • 1998 - 1999; BYU Mathematics Lab

Suva, Fiji, and Hamilton, New Zealand
  • 2000; Fiji Ministry of Education
  • 2000; University of the South Pacific

Tokyo, Japan
  • 2005 - 2006; Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology (MEXT)

Washington, D.C., USA
  • 2008 - 2015; National Science Foundation
  • 2004; Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs

Lectures & Presentations

  • Auckland, New Zealand; March 2015
  • Mangilao, Guam; February 2015, November 2013
  • Pago Pago, American Samoa; September 2014
  • New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; April 2014, January 2011
  • Denver, Colorado, USA; April 2013
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; April 2012, April 2014
  • Boston, Massachusetts, USA; January 2012
  • Towson, Maryland, USA; July 2011
  • Indianapolis, Indiana, USA; April 2011
  • San Diego, California, USA; January 2013, April 2010
  • Washington, D.C., USA; October 2013, April 2009, September 2006
  • Charleston, South Carolina, USA; March 2009
  • Perth, Australia; November 2008
  • Honolulu, Hawai‘i, USA; April 2015, January 2014, February 2011, March 2008, February 2008, January 2007
  • New York City, New York, USA; March 2008
  • Baltimore, Maryland, USA; February 2007
  • Hanoi, Vietnam; December 2006
  • Tokyo, Japan; December 2005
  • Nagoya, Japan; December 2005
  • Los Angeles, California, USA; February 2004
  • Boston, Massachusetts, USA; April 2015, February 2003
  • Hamilton, New Zealand; April 2000
  • Suva, Fiji; March 2000



Other Travels:

Other research, business, and teaching responsibilities not mentioned above include travels to Asia (Vietnam, China, Japan, Cambodia, Hong Kong SAR, South Korea, Taiwan, Philippines); Europe (England, Scotland, Germany, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Italy, Switzerland, Austria, Spain); Middle East (Egypt, Greece, Turkey, Israel); Pacific (New Zealand, American and Western Samoa, Guam, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Swain’s Island, Fiji, Taveuni, Australia); Canada, Mexico, and 50 United States.



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