Undergraduate Faculty Listing

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DONNA CALHOUN
Business Management
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Guam

Prof. Calhoun holds a MBA from Southern New Hampshire University and a BS in business administration in accounting from the University of Maine.

Christina Camacho
CHRISTINA CAMACHO
History
Adjunct Instructor
Okinawa

Professor Christina Camacho holds a BA from Christopher Newport University in History and French, and a MS in Secondary Education and a MA in History from Old Dominion University. She is from Hampton, Virginia and was a French and Social Studies teacher at Norview Middle School in Norfolk, Virginia for seven years. Her areas of expertise are the American Presidency, the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, the French Revolution, and fin-de-siecle Europe. She is licensed to teach French, Social Studies, and Gifted Education in the state of Virginia. Professor Camacho is a passionate educator and believes in meeting the needs of all students through differentiation and building positive relationships. She began teaching at UMGC in Okinawa as an adjunct history professor while stationed overseas with her husband.

LeSean Carey
LESEAN CAREY
Writing
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Okinawa

Professor Carey earned her BA and M.T. from the University of Virginia in English Literature/Composition and Secondary English Education.

Elizabeth Cena
ELIZABETH D. CENA
Accounting, Business Management & Law
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Guam

Prof. Elizabeth Cena holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, major in Accounting and an MBA from Polytechnic University of the Philippines and MS in Management from Troy State University in 20014. She took her LLB (Bachelor of Laws), JD from the University of the East/UP in 1987. Ms. Cena has several years of professional employment experience as an Internal/External Auditor, Financial Analyst, Legal Researcher, Finance & Administrative Manager, Controller and CFO in various corporate offices. She used to be Associate Comptroller of the University of Guam and currently Corporate Finance Officer of Guam Federation of Teachers. Prof. Cena joined UMUC Asia in 2008 and currently teaching accounting and business law subjects. In 2016, she received the Stanley J. Drazek Teaching Excellence award from the University of Maryland (UMUC) Asia.

LOUIS CHAPA
Human Resources
Adjunct Instructor
Japan

Prof. Louis Chapa holds an M.A. in organizational management specialzing in Human Resources from Ashford University and a B.S. in applied arts and science from the University of North Texas. 

SEON-HEE CHEON
Korean Language
Adjunct Associate Professor
Korea

Prof. Cheon has been teaching Korean since 1987. She taught Korean Language at Jeonbuk University and the Foreign Service Institute (FSI) before joining the UMUC faculty in 2010. Ms. Cheon received her Bachelor’s degree from Jeonbuk University and her Master’s from the University of Louisville. She also spent time studying linguistics in High Wycombe, England at the Summer Institute of Linguistics.

JIN UK CHOI
Criminal Justice, Korean Language
Adjunct Associate Professor
Korea

Dr. Choi is a veteran of the Criminal Justice faculty for UMUC Asia. He earned his BS in Criminal Justice from Tennessee State University, his MPA in Judicial/Public Security and PhD in Law with a concentration in International Criminal Jurisdiction from Yonsei University, where his doctoral dissertation was about Criminal Jurisdiction of the US - Korea Status Forces Agreement (SOFA). Dr. Choi was invited as a Visiting Scholar to conduct extensive research in International Criminal Jurisdiction issues for the US Military at the University of Washington School Law for two years. Dr. Choi has over 20 years of progressive experience/responsibility in International Law Enforcement Operations, Transnational Criminal Jurisdiction Coordination, International Criminal Justice Cooperation, Antiterrorism/Force Protection, and various bilateral liaison and host national negotiations. Dr. Choi currently serves as an Adjunct Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at UMUC Asia.

NATALIE COCHRAN-MURRAY
Speech
Adjunct Instructor
Okinawa

Prof. Cochran-Murray earned her undergraduate and graduate degrees in English from The University of South Alabama. In her home state, she taught at her alma matter as well as at a boarding school, The Alabama School of Mathematics and Science (ASMS). While at ASMS, Ms. Cochran-Murray coordinated a Student Internship Program and served as a National Speech and Debate Association coach. Although Ms. Cochran-Murray primarily teaches Speech for UMUC, she has also taught English Composition, American Literature, Professional Communication, Debate, and Journalism.

ISIDRA COLOMA
Business and Management
Adjunct Associate Professor
Guam
Dr. Isidra Coloma holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Education, Master in Business Education and Ph.D. in Educational Management from the Polytechnic University of the Philippines. She served as Business Consultant among small business firms while managing her personal business. She was employed as Dean of the College of Business Administration and Information Technology for 11 years and has taught Education, Business and Management in different colleges and universities, including Asian, American, Australian, Canadian and British education systems. Her research on Leadership and Management has been presented at international conferences and she has published articles in management and education. She is currently the administrator for an architectural design firm and a Curriculum Director/Registrar at an exclusive school for girls. Dr. Coloma joined UMUC Asia in January, 2009.

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