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MARC Events in 2009

  • MARC co-sponsored the 2nd Presidential Lecture on April 2009 with invited guests Dr. Catherine Lutz, professor of Watson Institute of International Studies and Department of Anthropology at Brown University and Dr. Kiyoshi Nakachi a professor from Meio University, Okinawa lecturing on the anticipated military build-up on Guam.  Dr. Lutz has studied how U.S.


MARC Publications Program

Guam and Micronesia Collection

Guam and Micronesia Collection


Guam and Micronesia Collection

The Guam and Micronesia Reference Collection constitutes one of the most extensive repositories of Guam and Micronesia resources in the world. Its holdings number about 40,000 volumes on Guam, Micronesia and the Pacific.


MARC Director and Faculty

  • Dr. John A. Peterson, Director
  • Dr. Donald Rubinstein, Professor of Anthropology
  • Dr. Donald Shuster, Professor of Education
  • Omaira Brunal-Perry, Associate Professor, Spanish Documents
  • Dr. Monique Carriveau Storie, Assistant Professor of Library Science
  • Dr. Marilyn Salas, Acting Director Center of Excellence in Chamorro Language and Culture; Associate Professor, Elementary Education
  • Dr. Mary Spencer, Professor of Psychology & Micronesian Studies


Current News

Guam Women in History Archives at the Manuscripts Collection at MARC

 On March 12, 2014, at the initiative of Mrs. Denise Hertslet, Mrs. Donna Kloppenburg, President of the Guam Council of Women’s Clubs of Guam, and representatives of the fifteen women organizations on Guam launched the Women in History Archives at the Richard Flores Taitano Micronesian Area Research Center (MARC) at the University of Guam.

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Micronesian Area Research Center
UOG Station
Mangilao, Guam  96923
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