Dr. Robert Stodden is the founding Director of the Center on Disability Studies at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. He has been a Professor of Education for the past 35 years, working closely with the Hawaii Department of Education and other state departments and programs. He has also served as President of several professional associations in the fields of educational evaluation and research.
Dr Stodden is the originator and has served as the convener of the International Pacific Rim Conference for the past 30 years, has been a keynote and invited speaker at numerous national and international conferences, and has consulted with several governments in other states as well as the Asia/Pacific Region. His work in the field is recognized internationally in a range of different journals and publications. He currently serves on numerous association and journal editorial boards and has maintained an active presence in the fields impacting children and youth who are struggling learners for more than thirty years.
Dr. Robert Stodden will transition to his new role as Professor Emeritus and will continue to contribute his expertise to the community.