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UH Manoa Chancellor’s Citation for Meritorious Teaching

Manoa’s Meritorious Teachers

Robert Sullivan, headshot

Robert Sullivan
Department of English

An associate professor of English, Robert Sullivan believes his role as a teacher is to guide his students, and that “each student brings a wealth of experiences, relationships and ideas to the classroom.”

Since he began at Manoa in 2003, Sullivan feels his teaching is greatly helped by the practical experiences he draws on as a widely published author and editor in several genres, including creative non-fiction, poetry and fiction.

One colleague noted that he is “an inspired and captivating performer and teacher who has close and charismatic rapport with his classes and audiences.”

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