Deon K. Canyon

By |2023-09-18T16:26:27-10:00February 8th, 2016|Tags: , |

Dr. Deon Canyon joined the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies in 2016 after working at the University of Hawaii, Curtin University and James Cook University where he focused on global health protection, health security and crisis management. A Hawai‘i resident since 2011, Dr. Canyon is well regarded as a crisis scholar for his work on vector-borne disease, bioterrorism preparedness, crisis management auditing, and crisis leadership. Following a career in multicultural arts and theatre, Dr. Canyon became fascinated by the complex subtleties of infectious vector-borne diseases, and was awarded a scholarship to complete a science-based PhD with [...]

Lori Forman

By |2023-10-27T16:13:47-10:00September 16th, 2011|Tags: , , |

Lori Forman joined the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies in August 2011. She brings a unique international background in corporate, government, academic, and non-profit sectors to the center. Dr. Forman is an expert on international economic development and foreign aid and has extensive field experience in sustainable development, labor mobility, civil society, and public-private partnerships. Before coming to DKI APCSS, Dr. Forman was the first Vice President for Corporate Responsibility for a Dubai Holding company, Tatweer, based in Dubai. Before moving to Dubai, Lori worked for five years with Microsoft as the Regional Director of [...]

Richard F. Sears

By |2023-04-26T17:58:50-10:00April 16th, 2010|Tags: , |

Richard “Dick” Sears is the Deputy Director of the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS).He previously served at the Center as the Dean of Admissions & Business Operations (DABO) from 2003-2022. As DABO, he was responsible for the transformation of all business operations to include all finance, personnel, information management systems, infrastructure, global workshops/engagements, the library, and all aspects of participant admissions to the College of Security Studies while in support of the DKI APCSS long term strategic plan.In addition, from 2002-2003 Sears served as the Chairman of the Department of Transnational Studies in [...]

Carleton R. Cramer

By |2023-10-27T16:14:11-10:00March 22nd, 2010|Tags: , |

Carleton R. Cramer joined the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies in 2004 as a military faculty member.  In 2007, Mr. Cramer retired from the Judge Advocate General’s Corps, United States Navy.  During 2007 he served as a civilian faculty member focusing on international law, counter terrorism and maritime security.  In August 2013, he assumed his current position as Dean, College of Security Studies. Mr. Cramer completed his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1979 at the University of California, Santa Barbara, with majors in history and political science and a minor in economics.  In 1982, he earned his Juris [...]

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