Debra T. Cabrera

Debra T. Cabrera, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Sociology, Micronesian Studies, and Women & Gender Studies

location  Office Location:  HSS 219D
Mailing Address: UOG Station, Mangilao, Guam 96923
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Dr. Debra T. Cabrera most recently taught at St. John’s School in Upper Tumon, Guam while she served as adjunct faculty for sociology at the University of Guam. Prior to St. John’s School, Dr. Cabrera was a social science instructor then dean of Academic Programs and Services at the Northern Marianas College in the Northern Marina Islands. She has been active in local, regional, and national organizations, namely the Northern Mariana Islands Council for the Humanities, President Obama’s White House Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, Humanities Guåhan, and the Scientific and Statistical Committee for the Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council. Her current research interests focus on neighborhood crime, juvenile delinquency in the Marianas, and environmental deviance. 


  • B.A., Sociology, Washington State University
  • M.A., Sociology, Ohio University
  • Ph.D., Sociology, University of Kentucky