Pacific Information and Communication Technology for Development Collaborative

Advisory Board

  • Mr. Bruce Baikie, former Executive Director, INVENEO; Board Member Pacific Telecommunications Council; Board Member, World Possible; Founder, Green Wi-Fi.com
  • Mr. Shishir Belbase, Head, Communications and Networks, Office of Information Systems & Technology, Asian Development Bank
  • Prof. Erik Bohlin, Professor, Technology Management and Economics, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden; Editor-in-Chief, Telecommunications Policy; former Chair, International Telecommunications Society
  • Prof. Heather Hudson, Professor of Public Policy, Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska - Anchorage
  • Prof. Rekha Jain, Executive Chair, IIMA-IDEA Telecom Centre of Excellence; Professor, Computers and Information Systems Group, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad
  • Prof. Yu-li Liu, Dean, Office of Research and Development, and Distinguished Professor of the Department of Communication at National Chengchi University, Taiwan; former Commissioner of the National Communications Commission
  • Dr. Norman Okamura, Faculty Specialist, Telecommunications and Social Informatics, Social Science Research Institute, College of Social Sciences, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa
  • Prof. Jon Peha, Professor, Dept. of Engineering and Public Policy and the Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University; former Chief Technologist, FCC; former Assistant Director, Office of Science and Technology Policy, White House
  • Prof. Jorge Schement, Vice Chancellor and former Dean, School of Communications and Information Sciences, and Distinguished Professor of Communication Policy and of Latino Studies, Rutgers University
  • Prof. Sharon Strover, Philip G. Warner Regents Professor in Communication; former Chair of the Radio-TV-Film Department; Director, Technology and Information Policy Institute, University of Texas
  • Prof. Minoru Sugaya, Professor of Media Policy and Economics, Keio University

Leadership

Co-directors:

Jenifer Sunrise Winter

Jenifer Sunrise Winter
School of Communications, College of Social Sciences, UHM

Christina Higa

Christina Higa
Telecommunications and Social Informatics Research Program (TASI)

Senior Advisor

Richard D. Taylor

Richard D. Taylor
Distinguished Professor in Residence, School of Communications, College of Social Sciences

Research Affiliates (UHM)

Edoardo (Edo) Biagioni

Edoardo (Edo) Biagioni
Information and Computer Sciences

Wayne Buente

Wayne Buente
School of Communications, College of Social Sciences

Elizabeth Davidson

Elizabeth Davidson
Information Technology Management, Shidler College of Business

Rich Gazan

Rich Gazan
Information and Computer Sciences and Library and Information Science, College of Natural Sciences

Kevin Kawamoto

Kevin Kawamoto
School of Communications, College of Social Sciences, UHM

Hanae Kramer

Hanae Kramer
School of Communications, College of Social Sciences, UHM

Misa Maruyama

Misa Maruyama
Hawaii Computer-Human Interaction Lab, College of Natural Sciences

Rachel Neo

Rachel Neo
School of Communications, College of Social Sciences

Doctoral Fellows

Anis Hamidati

Anis Hamidati
Communication and Information Sciences PhD Program

Sky Kauweloa

Sky Kauweloa
Communication and Information Sciences PhD Program

Ashiyan Rahmani-Shirazi

Ashiyan Rahmani-Shirazi
Communication and Information Sciences PhD Program

Undergraduate Fellow

David Bui

David Bui
Communication BA program (minor in Economics)

Research Affiliates (non-resident)

  • Dr. Mark W.S. Chun, Director of Executive Education & Academic Director of the MS in Applied Analytics, Graziadio School of Business and Management, Pepperdine University
  • Dr. Elizabeth Fife, Associate Director of Industry Studies, Institute for Communication Technology Management (CTM), Marshall School of Business, U.S.C.
  • Prof. Robert Frieden, Professor and Pioneers Chair in Telecommunication and Affiliate Law Faculty, Penn State University
  • Dr. Martha A. Garcia-Murillo, Professor of Information Studies, School of Information Studies, Syracuse University
  • Dr. Gordon Gow, Director & Associate Professor, Faculty of Extension, University of Alberta
  • Dr. Laura Hosman, Assistant Professor, Political Science Department, College of Liberal Arts, California Polytechnic State University
  • Dr. Krishna Jayakar, Associate Professor, Department of Telecommunications; co-Director, Institute for Information Policy; co-Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Information Policy, Penn State University
  • Dr. Nir Kshetri, Professor of Management, Bryan School of Business and Economics, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
  • Dr. Chun Liu, Professor, School of Economics and Management, Southwest Jiaotong University, P.R.C.
  • Dr. Carleen Maitland, Associate Professor, College of Information Sciences and Technology; Co-Director, Institute for Information Policy; Board Chairman, Telecommunications Policy Research Council, Penn State University
  • Dr. Rob McMahon, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Extension, University of Alberta
  • Dr. Eun-A Park, Assistant Professor, Department of Communication, Film and Theater, University of New Haven
  • Dr. Amit Schejter, Professor and Head of Communication Studies Department, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel; Visiting Professor of Communications, co-director of the Institute for Information Policy; co-editor in chief, Journal of Information Policy, Penn State University
  • Dr. Daniel Smith, Manager of Systems Engineering, Hawaiian Airlines
  • Dr. Bin Zhang, Professor and doctoral advisor, School of Economics and Management, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications