Courses I Teach


Presidential Citation for Meritorious Teaching - 1997

Included in "Ninety Fabulous Faculty," commemorating 90th anniversary of University of Hawai'i


Ethics and Film (ACM 460)

Reflections of classical ethical theory in film; ethical analysis as film criticism; social responsibilities of filmmakers; the "moral center" of film; ethical dilemma and resolution in scriptwriting and character development.

Indigenous Aesthetics

Aesthetic theories and practices of indigenous cultures of the Pacific and their adaptation to the screen in cinematic storytelling.

Introduction to American Film

Shanghai University International Short Course Program

Study Abroad Teaching

Paris on Film
Mass Media and Popular Culture in Berlin
Intercultural Experiences in Annecy, France

Graduate Teaching

Public Administration Program Core Year

Public Administration Ethics.