Advancing excellence through faculty diversity

Sunaina Keonaona Kale

Education:

B.A., Music, University of California, Davis; M.A., Ethnomusicology, University of California, Santa Barbara; Ph.D., Ethnomusicology, University of California, Santa Barbara

Dissertation:

“Music is Here to Stay”: Hawaiian, Local, and Global in Reggae in Hawai‘i

Thesis Advisor:

David Paul, Professor of Music, University of California, Santa Barbara

Research Topic:

Reggae in Hawai‘i; Native Hawaiian, local, and Black identity in Hawai‘i; Native Hawaiian worldviews; food sovereignty

Mentor:

Jessica Bissett Perea, Professor of Native American Studies, University of California, Davis

Current Position:

President’s Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Native American Studies, University of California, Davis

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