Finalists for new Dean of College of Social Sciences will visit UH Mānoa

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Posted: Apr 18, 2011

Three finalists have been identified for the position of Dean of the College of Social Sciences at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.  The three are scheduled to participate in a two-day period of visits that covers college department discussions; meetings with senior administrators, faculty, staff, students and members of their respective professions; and a public presentation.
Campus and community members, as well as the general public, are encouraged to attend.
The campus visits of the three candidates have been scheduled as follows:
Dr. Nicole Constable, visiting April 25-26
Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Research
Professor of Anthropology
University of Pittsburgh
Public Presentation: Tuesday, April 26, 3:00-4:30 p.m./Art Building, Room 132
Dr. Denise Konan, visiting May 2-3
Professor and Chair, Department of Economics
University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
Public Presentation: Tuesday, May 3, 3:00-4:30 p.m./Bilger Hall 150
Dr. William Long, visiting May 12-13
Professor and Chair, Sam Nunn School of International Affairs
Georgia Institute of Technology
Public Presentation: Friday, May 13, 3:00-4:30 p.m./Crawford Hall 105
“The Search Advisory Committee has done an excellent job of identifying a pool of highly qualified candidates,” said Chancellor Virginia Hinshaw.   Added Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Reed Dasenbrock, “The College of Social Sciences is the largest of our colleges at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa. The new dean will play a key role in all of our efforts to improve undergraduate education and the Mānoa experience. I encourage the campus and community to come to the candidates’ public presentations.  Current Dean Richard Dubanoski will be retiring in 2011. We are grateful that Dean Dubanoski has provided leadership for the College as Dean for the past 23 years. His service to the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa shows exemplary dedication to faculty, students and to the State of Hawai‘i.”  
For more information about the search process, including a list of the members of the search advisory committee and candidate biographies, see the search website at
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