UH West Oʻahu assistant professor of history, Monica LaBriola, is serving as the series editor of Teaching Oceania, a new publication series “created with the collaboration of scholars from around the Pacific region to address the need for appropriate literature for undergraduate Pacific Islands Studies students throughout Oceania.”
Dr. LaBriola also co-authored the first volume, “Militarism and Nuclear Testing in the Pacific.” It is available in both iBook and PDF formats for downloading.
Monica LaBriola is an assistant professor of history at UH West Oʻahu, where she teaches courses in Pacific Islands, World, and U.S. history. She completed her PhD in History and MA in Pacific Islands Studies at UH Manoa. Before coming to Hawaiʻi for graduate work, Dr. LaBriola spent three years in the Marshall Islands where she developed a passion for Pacific Islands history and culture. She is currently completing a manuscript on land and power on Likiep Atoll, Marshall Islands. She currently teaches Pacific Islands, U.S., and World History at UH West O’ahu.