Halaevalu F. O. Vakalahi Ph.D., MSW, M.Ed.

College of Health and Society

Dean, College of Health and Society


  • Hartford Faculty Scholar
  • Fulbright Senior Scholar
  • CSWE Minority Fellow
  • Ph.D., Social Work, University of Utah
  • M.Ed., Educational Administration, University of Utah
  • MSW, Social Work, University of Hawai'i - Manoa
  • B.S., Business Management, Brigham Young University - Hawai'i


EXPERTISE: Aging across cultures; Pacific Islander family and community; women of color in academia (well-being, mentorship); leadership

Halaevalu F. O. Vakalahi

Ph.D., MSW, M.Ed.

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