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UH Manoa Chancellor’s Citation for Meritorious Teaching

Manoa’s Meritorious Teachers

Alison Conner, headshot

Alison Conner

Alison Conner is a professor in the William S. Richardson School of Law. She is an exemplar scholar and mentor.

Her teaching style, in courses such as Law and Society in China and Introduction to American Law, exudes a high level of respect for students and an abiding concern for their personal achievement. Many have described the experience of taking one of her classes at the School of Law as transformational.

Since assuming a leadership role in developing the renowned Pacific and Asian legal studies and master of laws programs, Conner has helped shape the careers of international students from over 30 countries. Although regularly invited to lecture at campuses throughout the world, she considers UH Manoa to be her true teaching home.

The University of Hawai‘i at Manoa Chancellor’s Citation for Meritorious Teaching recognizes Manoa faculty members who have made significant contributions to teaching and student learning.

Select a recipient for more about that individual or view winners from 2002–2006.


Steven Businger, headshot
Steven Businger
Charles Fletcher, headshot
Charles Fletcher
Geology and Geophysics
Wendell Kekailoa Perry, headshot
Wendell Kekailoa Perry
Hawaiian Studies


Jonathan Deenik, headshot
Jonathan Deenik
Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences
Michael Dunn, headshot
Michael Dunn
Human Nutrition, Food and Animal Sciences
Joel Moffett, headshot
Joel Moffett
Academy for Creative Media
Michael Nassir, headshot
Michael Nassir
Physics and Astronomy


Kate Lingley, headshot
Kate Lingley
Art and Art History


Jane Kadohiro, headshot
Jane Kadohiro
Sankaran Krishna, headshot
Sankaran Krishna
Political Science
Gregg Lizenbery, headshot
Gregg Lizenbery
Theatre and Dance
Lois Yamauchi, headshot
Lois Yamauchi
Educational Psychology


Daphne Desser, headshot
Daphne Desser
David Haymer, headshot
David Haymer
Paula Morelli, headshot
Paula Morelli
Social Work
Amy Schafer, headshot
Amy Schafer
Janet Uyehara, headshot
Janet Uyehara