Department of Women's Studies Faculty

Our faculty combines exceptional records of research and productive involvement with local, national, and global communities. We practice and promote cross-disciplinary, cross-cultural feminist scholarship and teaching with a strong emphasis on the Pacific and Asia.


Meda Chesney Lind

Professor
Office: Saunders 721K
Telephone: 1 (808) 956-6313
Email: meda@hawaii.edu
Girls, Women, and Crime, Gender and Justice

Monisha Das Gupta

Professor
Office: George 306
Telephone: 1 (808) 956-2914
Email: dasgupta@hawaii.edu
Migration, Transnational Feminism

Kathy Ferguson

Professor
Office: Saunders 640E
Telephone: 1 (808) 956-6933
Email: kferguso@hawaii.edu
Political Theory, Feminist Theory, Anarchism

Mire Koikari

Professor
Office: Saunders 721J
Telephone: 1 (808) 956-8579
Email: mire@hawaii.edu
Gender, Race, Empire, Militarism, Asia

L. Ayu Saraswati, Faculty, Department of Women's Studies, UH Mānoa

L. Ayu Saraswati

Associate Professor, Department Chair
Office: Saunders 721H
Telephone: 1 (808) 956-8669
Email: luhp@hawaii.edu
New/media studies, Affect Theory, Transnational

Lani Teves

Assistant Professor, Undergraduate Advisor
Office: Saunders 721G
Telephone: 1 (808) 956-6928
Email: tevesste@hawaii.edu
Indigeneity, Violence, Queer/Performance Theory