Jacquelyn Chappel


Jacquelyn is a PhD candidate in the College of Education and serves as Lecturer in Composition.


Scholarly Publications · (Forthcoming). Reader response versus cultural studies views of ‘authenticity’ in multicultural children’s literature: a review of Dana Fox’s and Kathy Short’s ‘Stories Matter’.” Journal of Curriculum Theorizing. · (2015, Mar. 17-19). “With Tension Comes a Little Work: Safety and Privacy in the Online Classroom Space.” TCC Worldwide Online Conference. Published Conference Proceeding. http://etec.hawaii.edu/proceedings/2015/ · Achitoff, L., Ballantine, T., Brown, B., Frakes, C., Fujinaka, B., Ing, T., Kim, Pocock, J.K., & Tanaka, J. (2003).“Not Unto Nomination’: Dickinson at the Limits of Philology. Emily Dickinson Journal 12.2: 52-68. Literary Publications · Hawaii Review, “One Version of Cheese and Fruit” (1993), “Fishing with Dad” (2013). · Bamboo Ridge Press. YOBO: Korean American Writing in Hawaii, “Gift”, “The Humidity”, “Ripening.” 2003. · Bamboo Ridge Press. Intersecting Circles: the voices of hapa women in poetry and prose. “My Mother Sits Like a Geisha” 2000. Other publications · Korean American Story. “My Korean American Story.” Oct. 2014. · Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Op-Ed. “Put Money in the Hands of School Principals.” May 20, 2008. · Honolulu Weekly. Various articles. 2001-2004.

Areas of Interest

Her research interests include digital literacies, particularly safety and privacy issues in the online writing class, and multicultural education in the form of pedagogy related to World Literature in secondary education. She serves as a peer reviewer for JAAL (the Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literature) and is the founding member of the Kaimuki Writer's Workshop, a cooperative of local writers based in Hawaii.


· Glimmer Train Honorable Mention, Family Matters Category. “My Father’s Daughter.” Nov. 2014. · Patsy Saiki Literary Award. “The Betty Peabody Story.” University of Hawaii at Manoa. Spring, 2014.


University of Hawaii at Manoa. PhD Education Curriculum Studies. 2017. University of Hawaii at Manoa. M.A English Literary Studies, 2004. Dartmouth College. A.B. History/Asian Studies. Hanover, NH. 1996.