Senior Research Associate, Ecophysiology and Echinoderm/Coral Ecology
Associate Professor of Sociology, Micronesian Studies, and Women & Gender Studies
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.
Assistant Director/Research Scholar
- Ph.D., Extension Education - Strategic Planning and Policy Studies, University of the Philippines Los Baños
- M.S., Extension Education - Development Communication, University of the Philippines Los Baños
- B.S., Development Communication - Educational Communication, University of the Philippines Los Baños