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Portrait of Nate Garvis

We Are Liberal Arts: Nate Garvis

Nate Garvis (BA '85, history) works with people who want to shape the future, but as a history major, understanding the past helps him understand the people he meets and places he visits now. A lover of learning, he is grateful for the "thirsty mind" and ability to see from different perspectives that his liberal arts education has given him.
Erika Lee in Gallery

On Purpose: Portrait of History

Trying to make sense of the country’s latest debate over immigration is Erika Lee, a professor in the Department of History and the Asian American Studies Program, a Regents Professor and director of the Immigration History Research Center (IHRC). A faculty member since 1998, Lee has been working to connect US immigration history to contemporary conflicts over immigration and race erupting across the country and worldwide.
Portrait of David Chang.

Changing the Narrative: Hawaiian History from Hawaiian Perspective

Professor David Chang challenges persistent narratives about Hawaii’s past. “For too long, history has been written as if Hawaiians were passive observers of their own history, isolated from and uninterested in the outside world,” he says. In his new book, Chang aims to update our perspective on Hawaii’s past by presenting it through the eyes of the people who lived through it.