Barbara Hannum 

College of Liberal Arts - Department of English and Applied Linguistics

Coordinator, International Group Programs
Assistant Professor of Applied Linguistics

GRADUATE: MA in ESL, University of Hawai'i at Manoa

UNDERGRADUATE: BA in English with a minor in health, physical education, and coaching, Luther College, Decorah, Iowa


  • Teaching English as a foreign language
  • English for Specific Purposes (ESP)
  • Program and curriculum development for content-based programs
  • Leadership development programs

Prof. Hannum regularly teaches the Gen Ed course of AL 1050 Language in the Pacific and frequently teaches some of the practicum courses in both the BATESOL and MATESOL programs. She also has an administrative role as director of HPU short-term content-based programs for international groups. Additionally, she serves as HPU Faculty Athletics Representative. 

Prof. Hannum won Hawaii Pacific University's Golden Apple Award for Exceptional Service in 2016.

Barbara Hannum

Assistant Professor

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