Srini Sitaraman

By |2020-03-11T15:04:29-10:00February 10th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

Dr. Srini Sitaraman joined the Daniel K. Inouye Center for Asia Pacific Studies (DKI APCSS) as a Professor in December 2019. His focus at the DKIAPCSS is on the Indo-Pacific Security with a particular focus on South Asia, Regional Conflict, and India-China Relations. He is also interested in New Technologies & International Security, Internet and Digital Diplomacy, Nonproliferation, and the United Nations and International Law. Prior to arriving at the DKI APCSS, Dr. Sitaraman was a tenured Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at Clark University in Worcester, MA, where he directed the award-winning Model United Nations [...]

Michael S. Bucher

By |2020-02-10T09:05:02-10:00February 10th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

Lieutenant Colonel Mike Bucher joined the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS) in 2020 as a military faculty member. He is a U.S. Air Force Foreign Area Officer with extensive experience in the Indo-Pacific Region in the diplomatic corps and security cooperation enterprise. Lt. Col. Bucher was commissioned in 1995 and first served as an aircraft maintenance officer when he added the F-16 to his portfolio of previous work on T-38, F-15 and FB-111A aircraft. In 2000 he transitioned to be a mathematical analyst and joined the teaching faulty at the U.S. Air Force Academy [...]

Inez Miyamoto

By |2019-10-21T16:14:36-10:00October 18th, 2019|Tags: , |

Dr. Inez Miyamoto joined the Daniel K. Inouye Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS) in 2019. Prior to joining the DKI APCSS, Dr. Miyamoto was a special agent at the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) where she led cyber investigative teams responding to a wide variety of crimes (i.e., intrusions, fraud, child pornography, intellectual property rights, and counterintelligence) and conducted strategic planning, risk analysis and compliance while at FBI Headquarters. Dr. Miyamoto holds CISSP and GSEC certifications and is a FBI National Academy (266) graduate. She was awarded with the following: Ph.D. Engineering Management, George Washington University; [...]

Elizabeth Kunce

By |2019-10-15T14:41:52-10:00October 15th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Elizabeth Kunce joined the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS) in September 2019. Dr. Kunce’s professional background includes work with both civilian and security actors across a broad scope of operational settings from gang-ridden communities to international disaster response operations. She has worked within the United States criminal justice system primarily in the areas of police reform, race and police-community relations as well as various local, state, and federal gang and gun violence interventions. Elizabeth has extensive experience working with the United States Department of Defense (US DoD) in civil military coordination, training and operational [...]

Sam Mullins

By |2019-10-31T15:06:24-10:00October 15th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , |

Dr. Sam Mullins joined the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS) in August 2019. Prior to joining DKI APCSS, Dr. Mullins spent the previous seven years as a professor of counter-terrorism at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, during which time he contributed to the professional education of more than a thousand counter-terrorism (CT) and security practitioners from around the globe, and participated in CT outreach activities in some two dozen countries. In recognition of his efforts he was awarded the Superior Civilian Service Award in March 2019.Dr. Mullins has [...]

Anthony Brown

By |2019-09-26T13:04:36-10:00September 16th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

Major Anthony Brown joined the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS) in June, 2018.  Major Brown is the Regional Engagement Operations Officer, Regional Engagement Operations Department at DKI APCSS, Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA), Honolulu, Hawaii.  He is responsible for the planning, development and execution of logistical requirements for senior leader engagements with 45 Indo-pacific nations to include workshops, dialogues and visits. Major Brown was commissioned in 2006 through the Air Force Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) program as a graduate of Sonoma State University California.  As an Aircraft Maintenance Officer, he served in numerous [...]

David Dorman

By |2019-09-19T10:08:07-10:00September 10th, 2019|Tags: , |

Dr. David Dorman joined the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS) in August 2019. Dr. Dorman has more than 35 years of experience working East Asian security issues while serving on Capitol Hill and in the U.S. Department of Defense. He was awarded the Presidential Rank of Distinguished Executive in 2012 for his support to U.S. national-level strategy and policy development, and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Joint Distinguished Civilian Service Award in 2016 for his contribution to improving the operational effectiveness of the Joint Force. Before arriving at DKI APCSS, Dr. [...]

Ethan Allen

By |2020-05-05T16:25:42-10:00September 9th, 2019|Tags: , |

Dr. Ethan Allen joined the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS) in August, 2019. Previously, at Pacific Resources for Education and Learning, Dr. Allen oversaw the development and growth of PREL’s Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics education programs throughout Hawaii and the other U.S.-affiliated Pacific islands. As a central part of this work, Dr. Allen served as Principal Investigator of the National Science Foundation’s Water for Life: Community Education for Water Conservation and Rainwater Harvesting in the United States Affiliated Pacific Islands program. This five-year, $2.6 million project fostered broad community water science learning, improved [...]

Michael B. Dorschner

By |2019-09-09T14:01:47-10:00September 9th, 2019|Tags: , |

Lieutenant Colonel Mike Dorschner joined the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS) in 2019 as a military faculty member. As a U.S. Army Foreign Area Officer, he brings experience from living, studying, and working in a variety of positions around the Indo-Pacific region, with specific expertise in Northeast Asian security, Chinese relations, and security cooperation throughout Southeast Asia. Lt. Col. Dorschner’s previous assignment was in Mongolia, where he served two years as the U.S. Defense Attaché and Senior Defense Official at the U.S. Embassy in Ulaanbaatar.  Prior to that he spent three years as the [...]

Armenio G. Salaguinto

By |2019-09-19T09:31:23-10:00August 7th, 2019|Tags: , , |

Major Armenio Salaguinto joined Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies in July 2019 following his tour with 1st Battalion, 12th Marines. He enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1999 and served as a Reconnaissance Marine with 4th Force Reconnaissance Company, Marine Corps Base Hawaii. In 2005, he served as a team member of 2nd Force Reconnaissance Company and deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. In 2007, he was commissioned and assigned to 2nd Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment. In 2009, he deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OEF) and served as a [...]