University of Hawaii

MMS Faculty

Lori Phillips, EdD

Dr. Lori Phillips currently serves as the Director of the Pacific Center for Arts and Humanities in Education (PCAHE), at the Pacific Resources and Learning (PREL) in Honolulu. Under her leadership, the Center, created in October 1997, offers professional development in the arts and humanities education. She is responsible for authoring the “Pacific Island Alphabet Series,” children-created image books in 14 Pacific languages, and “Island Worlds,” a film and curriculum about art of the Pacific.

Dr. Phillips manages the National Endowment for the Arts Pacific Territories Programs, working with the arts councils throughout the Pacific. After earning her Master’s degree in arts education and a doctorate in curriculum and instruction, she served as a professor of education at Chaminade University and the University of Hawai‘i.

Most important = she has just created her new retirement plan…she is a speaker on cruise ships and teaches visual journaling.

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