School of Education
Below is a list of faculty at the college. If you are looking for someone in another school or college try the campus directory.
Dr. Francis Dalisay was raised on Guam and is a graduate of Father Duenas Memorial School and UOG (BA, Communication, 2000, summa cum laude, class valedictorian). He completed graduate degrees (MA, 2006; PhD, 2010) at the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University.
Dalisay served as a faculty member at Cleveland State University and was most recently an Assistant Professor at the School of Communications at the University of Hawaii-Manoa.
He also taught at UOG and WSU. Dalisay is a prolific communication-effects scholar and his research has been published in high-impact, peer-reviewed journals such as the International Journal of Public Opinion Research, New Media & Society, Communication Research, and Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, among others.
Dalisay’sresearch has also won awards from the International Communication Association, the National Communication Association, the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, and the Central States Communication Association.
Associate Professor, Anthropology/Micronesian Studies, Anthropology Program Coordinator
Dr. Farrer was awarded a PhD in Social Anthropology by the National University of Singapore in 2007. Dr. Farrer has taught anthropology, sociology, social psychology, and martial arts since 1992. Before moving to Guam he lectured in universities and colleges in England, Africa, and Singapore. He conducted ethnographic fieldwork for a decade in Malaysia and Singapore, and has also conducted fieldwork in Thailand, London, and Hong Kong.
His research specialties include the anthropology of performance, religion, and art, visual anthropology, violence, spiritual healing, and Chinese and Malay martial arts. Dr. Farrer has published an ethnographic book entitled Shadows of the Prophet: Martial Arts and Sufi Mysticism (2009) with Springer, and has recently published a volume (co-edited with John Whalen-Bridge) entitled Martial Arts as Embodied Knowledge: Asian Traditions in a Transnational World( 2011) with SUNY.
In 2011 he won the University of Guam College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences Research Excellence Award. Currently Dr. Farrer is editing a special issue for Social Analysis: The International Journal of Social and Cultural Practice on "War Magic and Warrior Religion: Cross-Cultural Investigations" (accepted for publication); writing an ethnographic account of Martial Arts and Violence; and compiling an edited volume on Death. On Guam he is interested in mixed martial arts and indigenous cultural revival.
Dr. Paul Fleming joins the University of Guam as an Associate Professor of Psychology.
Dr. Fleming was born in Cork, Republic of Ireland and completed his first degree in Applied Psychology there. He then completed his clinical training at the University of Manchester Medical School. Following a period of clinical practice at The Institute of Psychiatry in London he moved to Wales to complete a Ph.D. in experimental psychology. Since then, Dr. Fleming has worked at combining clinical practice and education, and his most recent work was with the National Health Service in the UK as a Consultant Clinical Psychologist.
Dr. Fleming loves music of all sorts, fiction, and poetry - particularly North American fiction and poetry.
Associate Professor of English, Division Chair Division of English & Applied Linguistics