Faculty

 The Parami faculty members are of great resilience, flexibility, and goodwill in order to make a significant contribution. The Parami faculty members show diverse academic interests with a bent toward interdisciplinary learning and cross-divisional collaboration.

Dr. Romina de Jong

Dr. Romina de Jong

Dean of Academic Affairs, Chair of the Division of General Education

Romina received her Ph.D. in Educational Studies in 2013, also has a MA in Philosophy of Education and a BA in Social Work.

Dr. Win Maw Hlaing Oo

Dr. Win Maw Hlaing Oo

Chair of the Division of Mathematics and Data Science

Win Maw obtained his Ph.D.in Materials Science from Washington State University and worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Utah and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

Dr. David Golding

Dr. David Golding

Chair of the Division of Social Studies

David obtained his Ph.D in Education and Social Justice from Lancaster University.

Dr. Kyaw Moe Tun

Dr. Kyaw Moe Tun

Faculty of Mathematics and Data Science

Dr. Kyaw Moe Tun completed his undergraduate education at Bard College at Simon’s Rock (USA) and Oxford University (UK), and received his Ph.D. in Chemistry at Yale University (USA).

Thazin Nyein Kyaw

Thazin Nyein Kyaw

Faculty of General Education

Thazin is currently a Program Director for AEM-Parami (English Language Initiative), which is one of many programs from Parami University.

Mia Sasaki

Mia Sasaki

Faculty of General Education

Mia currently works as the Program Lead Instructor at AEM-Parami and as a Writing Composition instructor at Parami University.

Dr. Myo Thida

Dr. Myo Thida

Faculty of Mathematics and Data Science

Dr. Myo Thida received her Ph.D. in Computer Vision from Kingston University, UK in 2013. She is a social entrepreneur with a strong belief in Education for reforming the country.

Dr. Ceyhun Elgin

Dr. Ceyhun Elgin

Faculty of Social Studies

Ceyhun Elgin is a Professor of Economics at Bogazici University (Turkey). He obtained his Ph.D. in economics at the University of Minnesota in 2010, and his research interests are in applied macroeconomics, economic growth, and political economics with a particular emphasis on the economics of the informal sector.

Dr. Emily O'Dell

Dr. Emily O'Dell

Faculty of General Education

Dr. Emily Jane O’Dell received her BA, MA, MFA, and Ph.D. from Brown University and an additional MA in Central Asian Studies from Columbia University. In America, she has taught at Brown University, Columbia University, and Harvard University, where she received an award for teaching excellence.

Dr. Jonathan Wilson

Dr. Jonathan Wilson

Faculty of General Education

Dr. Jonathan Wilson holds a Ph.D. in English Studies from the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) and MA and BA degrees in English from Eastern New Mexico University (ENMU). He specializes in Native American literature(s), has emphases in 19th and 20th century American fiction, and additionally teaches American Studies, Minority Studies, Literary/Critical/Philosophical Theory, and American, Transatlantic, LatinX, and Women's literature.

Dr. Dale Mineshima-Lowe

Dr. Dale Mineshima-Lowe

Faculty of Social Studies

Dr. Dale Mineshima-Lowe received her Ph.D. in Politics from the University of Durham in the UK. She also holds a M.A. in European Political & Economic Integration, a Diploma in Legal Studies, a BSc in Psychology with Political Science (USA), and a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Adult/Further Education).

Dr. Will Buckingham

Dr. Will Buckingham

Faculty of Social Studies

Will Buckingham has a PhD in philosophy from Staffordshire University, and an MA in anthropology from the University of Durham. He has previously been associate professor in writing and creativity at De Montfort University and visiting associate professor in the college of literature and journalism at Sichuan University. He is a writer, and his most recent book, Hello, Stranger: Stories of Connection in a Divided World is published by Granta Books.

Dr. Doan Nhat Minh

Dr. Doan Nhat Minh

Faculty of Mathematics and Data Science

Dr. Doan Nhat Minh is a mechanical engineer with a strong passion for renewable energy and fluid mechanics. His Ph.D. dissertation at Keio University (Japan) scrutinized a system of counter-rotating cross-flow hydrokinetic turbines for enhanced energy output. While in Japan, Dr. Doan spent 3 years at the Wind Energy Institute of Tokyo working on multiple Japanese floating offshore wind projects.