Faculty Bios

James Primm, Ph.D.

Office: 1188 Fort Street, Suite 304, Honolulu, HI 96813 (MP Building)
Office Phone Number: (808) 544-1470
Voice Mail: (808) 544-9328
Fax: (808) 544-0834
E-mail: jprimm@hpu.edu

James Primm, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Political Science

Ph.D., Political Science, University of Hawai`i, Manoa
M.A., International Relations, San Francisco State University  
B.A., History, Illinois Wesleyan

Dr. Primm teaches courses on the graduate and undergraduate level. His areas of concentration are: international relations, world politics, comparative politics, politics of terrorism, public policy, and international institutions. He is currently conducting research concerning the politics of gender and employment in selected Asian countries. He has presented his research at a variety of forums including as a guest lecturer at the University of Essex, England. Dr. Primm is an active faculty mentor of students majoring in political science and international relations. If students are interested in these areas, they should contact him.

For the last dozen years since 9/11, or so Dr. Primm has been teaching a Politics of Terrorism course. He has also been taking students to Cambodia for a 3 week course in which they learn about history, culture politics and Cambodia society. They also live and volunteer in both a village and an orphanage.