Department of PsychologyUniversity of Hawaii at Manoa

Currently, the Psychology Department has over 20 faculty who provide graduate and undergraduate training in the following areas: behavioral neuroscience, clinical, cognitive, community and culture, developmental, experimental psychopathology, and social psychology.

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Department of Psychology Faculty

Charlene Baker

Charlene Baker (profile)

Professor - Department Chair

John (Jack) Barile

John (Jack) Barile (profile)

Associate Professor

David Cicero

David Cicero (profile)

Associate Professor

Adam Cohen

Adam Cohen (profile)

Assistant Professor - Temporary

Patricia Couvillon

Patricia Couvillon (profile)

Associate Professor

Frank Floyd

Frank Floyd (profile)

Professor - Director of Clinical Training

Elaine Hatfield

Elaine Hatfield (profile)


Kentaro Hayashi

Kentaro Hayashi (profile)

Associate Professor

Leon James

Leon James (profile)


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Justin Kim

Justin Kim (profile)

Assistant Professor - Faculty duties begin in Fall 2018

Janet Latner

Janet Latner (profile)


Akihiko Masuda

Akihiko Masuda (profile)

Assistant Professor

Ashley Maynard

Ashley Maynard (profile)


Charles Mueller

Charles Mueller (profile)


Brad Nakamura

Brad Nakamura (profile)

Associate Professor

Kristin Pauker

Kristin Pauker (profile)

Associate Professor

Joni Sasaki

Joni Sasaki (profile)

Assistant Professor

Scott Sinnett

Scott Sinnett (profile)

Associate Professor - Undergraduate Chair

Grayden Solman

Grayden Solman (profile)

Assistant Professor

Lorey Takahashi

Lorey Takahashi (profile)

Professor - Honor's Program

Kelly M Vitousek

Kelly M Vitousek (profile)

Associate Professor

Yiyuan Xu

Yiyuan Xu (profile)

Professor - Graduate Chair

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