Assistant Professor of Public Administration
Dean / Associate Professor of Mathematics
Interim Associate Dean/Director
Associate Professor of Anthropology and Micronesian Studies
David Atienza received a PhD in Anthropology from the Complutense University of Madrid in 2006. He has taught history, philosophy, anthropology and applied linguistics at different institutions and universities in Spain. Dr. Atienza's research interests are focused on Cultural Identity Processes, Speech Analysis, Linguistic Anthropology, and Ethnohistory. He has published the book, Viaje e Identidad: La Genesis de la Elite Quichwa-Otavalena en Madrid, a multilocal ethnography product of fieldwork conducted in Otavalo, Ecuador and Spain or La Violencia del Amor, an edited volume focused on different perspectives on human violence. Dr. Atienza has recently published the articles “Death Rituals and Identity in Contemporary Guam” and “Embodied silent narratives of masculinities Some perspectives from Guam Chamorros” and he is working in ethnohistorical interpretation of the Mariana history with articles like “A Mariana Islands History Story” or “Priests, Mayors and Indigenous Offices: Indigenous Agency and Adaptive Resistance In the Mariana Islands (1681 -1758)”, among others.
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Instructor of Critical Thinking and Logic
Assistant Professor of CHamoru Studies
Dr. Kisha Borja-Quichocho-Calvo joins the university as an assistant professor of CHamoru studies in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Division of Humanities. She has taught various courses at UOG since 2010 and recently earned her doctorate in political science with a specialization in indigenous politics from the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa.
Her poetry was published in 2019 in “Effigies III” (edited by Allison Hedge Coke, Brandy Nālani McDougall, and Craig Santos Perez), which featured chapbook-length poetry from four Indigenous poets from Oceania.
Associate Professor of Archaeology
Mike T. Carson (Ph.D. in Anthropology, University of Hawaii, 2002) investigates archaeology and natural-cultural landscape histories throughout the Asia-Pacific region.
External link for access to published works: https://uog.academia.edu/MikeCarson
Assistant Professor of Agricultural Economics