Currently I am Professor of Psychology at the University of Hawaii at Hilo,
where I have been working in the Department of Psychology since 1997.
Over the course of my career, I have taught at three different institutions of higher education, assumed various
administrative positions and provided professional services to numerous national and international organizations
as a scientific and organizational consultant, member of editorial boards, ad hoc reviewer and symposia organizer.
I am a developmental psychologist, whose major research interests include: Lifespan identity and career development,
adjustment during the transition to adulthood and longitudinal research methodology. My research has been supported
by grants from the National Institutes of Health, and it has been published and presented nationally and internationally.
I have taught a variety of graduate and undergraduate courses in each the following three areas:
Developmental Psychology, Psychology of Work and Careers, Statistics and Research Methods
Besides working, I enjoy traveling, playing tennis, swimming and skiing.
Current semester office hours:
Tuesday: 11 am – 12:15 pm and 2 – 3:15 pm; Thursday: 11 am – 12:15 pm and 4:45–6:30 pm