For Journalists

HPU experts in the media

John Hart, Ph.D.

Professor of Communication on media coverage of homelessness (Hawaii Public Radio)
John Hart, Ph.D., joins The Conversation, to share his thoughts on media coverage of homelessness. Interview posted here


The following experts have experience working with the media, providing valuable commentary.

Jerry Agrusa
Professor of Travel Industry Management
(808) 544-9341
Expertise: Tourism; Hospitality; Sports tourism and coordinator of annual Honolulu Marathon research study on its economic impact to Hawai‘i

Patrick C. Bratton
Director, Diplomacy and Military Studies Program/Associate Professor of Political Science
(808) 544-1466
Expertise: National Security; Foreign Policy; Indian Foreign Policy; International Relations and Security; French and Russian Security Policy; French Politics; Franco-American Relations

John Hart
Chair, Department of Communication/Professor of Communication
(808) 544-0805
Expertise: Communication; Media; Political analysis; Campaigns

Carlos Juarez
Chair, Department of Social Sciences/Professor of Political Science
(808) 566-2493
Expertise: Political science; International affairs; Latin America, Latin American politics and society (Lived in Mexico for four years, South America for one year); HPU's Fulbright Program Advisor and Fulbright Scholar, Mexico (1999-2000)

Regina Ostergaard-Klem
Associate Professor of Environmental Science
(808) 566-2492
Expertise: Environmental Science; Environmental Economics; Environmental Policy; Sustainability; Industrial Ecology; Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI)

Chris Winn
Associate Professor of Oceanography
(808) 497-0701
Expertise: Marine science; Reefs; Ocean chemistry; Ocean studies; Ocean acidification; Global warming.